Category: Public Works Department News

IDOT Announces Springfield Avenue CLOSURE at Canadian National Railroad Crossing

Starting Monday, October 22, 2012, the Canadian National/Illinois Central Railroad will CLOSE Springfield Avenue (IL Route 10) to remove and replace the rough crossing located west of Duncan Road. The crossing replacement work is expected to be completed and Springfield Avenue reopened within seven to 10 days. The work consists of removing the current poor…
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Canadian National Railroad Crossing Work – Country Fair Drive CLOSURE

Starting Monday, October 15, 2012, the Canadian National/Illinois Central Railroad will CLOSE Country Fair Drive to remove and replace the rough crossing located between Church Street and Springer Drive. The crossing replacement work is expected to be completed and Country Fair Drive reopened on Friday, October 19, 2012. The work consists of removing the current…
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September Service Requests

A total of 316 service requests from citizens and City staff were recorded during September 2012 in the Public Works’ Department. This was a decrease of 400 requests (-56%) from the previous month’s count of 716. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Calmer weather in September was the…
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Fourth Street

Last week, we were able to construct approximately 2255 LF of Fourth Street before the rains stopped the paving operations. Stark Excavating was able to complete the final 1790 LF of the southbound lane of Fourth Street on Tuesday. Stark Excavating will now begin working on connecting the Fourth Street pavement to St. Mary’s Road….
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