Category: Public Works Department News

July Service Requests

A total of 273 service requests from citizens and City staff were recorded during July 2012 in the Public Works’ Department. This was a decrease of 40 requests (13%) from the previous month’s count of 313. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. The community seemed to be in…
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Staley Road Project Update

Open Road Paving Company continues work on Stage 2 (Bradley Avenue to Bloomington Road / Route 150) of the Staley Road Project. Remaining work items for Stage 2 consists of paving the surface course, placing an aggregate shoulder, pavement striping, guardrail installation, and seeding. This work is expected to be complete by the end of…
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2012 Concrete Street Maintenance

Plymouth Drive Duce Construction has completed all of the pavement, curb and sidewalk repairs on Plymouth Drive from Harrington Drive to Devonshire Drive. A few items (punch list) of work remain. Lawn restoration will be done in September. Harris Avenue Duce Construction will complete all of the pavement patching, curb and sidewalk repairs on Harris…
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Town Center Blvd

Cross Construction has completed the concrete work for the project. Champaign Signal and Lighting, Inc. are working on the installation of the traffic signals at Moreland & Town Center and the streetlights along Town Center. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date.

South Fourth Street

Stark Excavating, Inc. continues to make great progress towards overall completion of the South Fourth Street Project. They have completed the base course widening along the south side of Windsor Rd and have started along the north side. Stark has completed the main line storm sewer along Fourth Street and has completed 70% of the…
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Neil Street Sanitary Sewer Improvements

Construction of the proposed sanitary sewer replacement of the Boltini/Hyatt Place Alley sanitary sewer closed Neil Street between Church and Park on Monday, July 23. Excavation in Neil Street for manhole installation encountered a larger than expected electrical vault that the existing downstream sanitary sewer curled around with multiple elbows. Concrete encasement of the existing…
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