Rain has slowed the earth excavation phase of the project. Stark Excavating has completed approximately 50% of the basin construction. With good weather, Stark will quickly get back to work and complete the project on time. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.
Category: Public Works Department News
Stark Excavating is nearing project completion on the Fourth Street Improvement Project. Stark Excavating has completed the paving of Gerty Drive east of Fourth Street. They continue to work on the landscaping.
Stark Excavating was awarded the City project that would widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1 and will be complete on October 15, 2014. Windsor Road will be open for traffic on August 15, 2014. Stark has completed construction of the retaining walls on the west […]
Starting June 11, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt overlay project. Arterial/collector street work locations include Anthony Drive, Hagan Street, and Kenyon Road. Neighborhood street locations include Healey, Chicago, Ridgeway, and Highland in the Clark Park area. The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp […]
This year’s slurry seal project has been completed. Microsurfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois sealed 11.5 lane miles of oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of the City. Eight (8) manholes were adjusted up to match the current roadway surface elevation. Minor drainage improvements were made to North Champaign Street to correct […]
ANNUAL PAVING PROJECT Champaign – Starting June 16, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. Anthony Drive from Mattis Avenue to Marketview Drive Hagan Street from Bloomington Road to Kenyon Road Kenyon Road from Hagan Street to Market Street Dobbins Down Neighborhood within City limits (Dale Dr., Walters Dr., […]
The City of Champaign Public Works Department is mobilizing resources in preparation for the potential severe weather that is forecasted to affect our area overnight into tomorrow. According to the National Weather Service heavy rainfall in the amount of up to four inches and high wind gusts may accompany this storm. A crew will remain […]
On Tuesday, May 27, A&R Mechanical Services, Inc. began work on the Intermodal Parking Lot Improvements Project. They are currently in the process of patching the north half of the main Intermodal parking lot at Market St. and University Ave. By Friday, May 30, A&R will have completed all patching, routing, sealing and striping on […]
In order to prepare a permanent home for the Champaign Park District’s Roger Ebert sculpture, work was recently done in the parkway outside the Virginia Theater. A portion of a landscape bed was removed and replaced with sidewalk to make room for the sculpture and give plenty of space for photo opportunities. In addition, a […]
On Monday, May 19, A&R Mechanical Services, Inc. began work on the Healey Street Reconstruction Project. A&R has been working at the intersection of Healey & Sixth for the past two weeks. They are in the process of completing a significant amount of storm sewer work at this location. They have also worked to accommodate […]