Category: Public Works Department News

Fourth Street

Stark Excavating continues to make progress towards the project completion, although rains have delayed some work. Stark is currently working on the placement of the topsoil and grading for seeding along 4th Street and completing project sidewalks. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date in 2013.

Mattis Avenue CLOSED for Storm Sewer Rehabilitation

Cross Construction will be constructing an emergency storm sewer culvert replacement on south Mattis Avenue. Mattis Avenue will be closed to all through traffic between Curtis Road and Windsor Road. Local Mattis Avenue traffic will be allowed to access driveways and Kenny Avenue from the Windsor Road intersection. A full closure of Mattis Avenue will […]

Public Works Landscaping Project

Phases 1 and 2 of the Public Works Landscape Project are complete. The project included new plant and shrub installation at the west end and Customer Service entrance to the Public Works building and in the area containing the Public Works Center signage. An old paver patio, overgrown plants and weeds were removed to make […]

White Street Closure and Repairs

Beniach Construction will be replacing failed pavement the full width of White Street just east and west of Sixth Street. As a result, Beniach Construction will be closing White Street between Fifth Street and Wright Street to through traffic from Monday, July 29, 2013, until 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Local access to […]

June Public Works Service Requests

June was an extremely busy month at Public Works. A total of 940 service requests from citizens and City staff were recorded during June 2013. This count increased by 536 (133%) requests compared to the 404 requests that were received in May. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a fire service connection at 1913 S. Mattis Avenue, Roth Excavation will be closing one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Cypress Drive and Devonshire Drive starting on Monday, July 15, 2013, and reopening by Friday, July 19, 2013, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Market Street

Cross Construction continues to make progress on the infrastructure improvements to Market Street from Kenyon Drive to Olympian Drive. Cross Construction is currently working on the installation of new PCC sidewalk and curb & gutter along the west side of Market Street. In addition to new curbs/gutters and sidewalks, the project will overlay Market Street […]

Fourth Street

Stark Excavating continues to make progress towards the project completion. Stark is currently working on the placement of the topsoil, rip rap and general project clean up along 4th Street. Champaign Signal and Lighting (CSL) has completed the construction of the traffic signals at 4th St. and Windsor Road. CSL is working to complete the […]

Infrastructure Maintenance Project

The Infrastructure Maintenance Project began this month. Beniach Construction has completed the Alley Maintenance and the Infrastructure Repair portions of the project. Beniach Construction will be working on the brick street repair on Elm Street and sidewalk gap on North Neil Street near the mall with an estimated completion date of July 19, 2013. This […]