Category: Public Works Department News

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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2012 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation and Improvements Project

This project was awarded at the July 5 City Council meeting and consists of rehabilitating various sanitary sewers and appurtenances located throughout the City. It includes a total of approximately 800 lineal feet of new sanitary sewer installed by Horizontal Directional Drilling in the south 500 block of Lynn Street neighborhood and “upsizing” approximately 280…
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Glenn Park Drive Public Input Meeting – September 27, 2012

As part of the ongoing City efforts to elicit public comments on the  West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, a meeting was held on-site at Glenn Park on September 27 to allow nearby residents to see and discuss several concept plans for the proposed Glenn Park Detention basin facilities. City staff along with the project consultant…
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Municipal Electric Aggregation Program – Second Enrollment Period

On September 27, the City of Champaign and Integrys Energy are mailing a second wave of opt-out letters to residential and small commercial customers who have established new accounts with Ameren since the initial mailing in July. These new customers will be automatically enrolled in the Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) program unless they take action…
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Fourth Street

Stark Excavating was able to pave the northbound lane on Fourth Street. While this paving operation may not have been the largest volume of concrete (2,300 cu. yds.), it is the longest single day of paving – 4100 LF. Paving started at 6 a.m. and the last concrete truck left at 6:30 p.m. It was…
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2012 Neighborhood Paving Project

The 2012 Neighborhood Paving Project is an annual project that paves aging City streets by overlaying them with new layers of asphalt. This prolongs the life of the pavement and provides for a smoother riding surface. This project concentrates work on asphalt surfaced neighborhood residential streets. On Monday, September 24, 2012, Cross Construction Company will…
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