Category: Public Works Department News

Lynwood Drive Road Closure

In order to install domestic and fire water services to Bottenfield School at 1801 South Prospect Avenue, Mid Illinois Concrete will be closing Lynwood Drive from Broadmoor Drive to Foothill Drive. The road closure will begin on Monday, September 23, 2013, and will reopen on Monday, September 30, 2013, weather permitting. Through traffic will not […]

Church Street and Neil Street Lane Closures

In order to set a crane and place precast panels at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will be closing the following lanes of Church Street and Neil Street adjacent to the property:  Tuesday, September 3 (EASTBOUND LANE OF CHURCH ST) The eastbound lane of Church Street will be closed between Randolph […]

August Service Requests

The Public Works Department saw a decrease in service requests submitted during the month of August. Citizens and City staff submitted 342 total requests during August 2013. The count decreased by 81 (-19%) compared to the 423 requests that were received during the month of July. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded […]

IDOT Planning Street Maintenance Work on Springfield Avenue and University Avenue

IDOT has informed the Public Works Department that sometime during the week of September 3–6, 2013, IDOT will have a contractor performing pavement crack routing and sealing work on Springfield Avenue, between Prospect Avenue and Mattis Avenue, and on University Avenue, starting at Wright Street and extending to Race Street in Urbana. The routing and […]

Windsor Road/I57 Bridge Approaches Complete Street Project Open House

On Thursday, September 5, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., a Public Open House will be held at Champaign Fire Station No. 6, 3911 West Windsor Road, for the Windsor Road/Interstate 57 Bridge Approaches Complete Street Project. Visitors to the Open House will be able to view final design exhibits of the proposed improvements […]

Market Street

Cross Construction continues working on the infrastructure improvements to Market Street from Kenyon Drive to Olympian Drive. Cross Construction is currently working on the new PCC base course under Market St.; when completed, the deteriorating section of pavement will be replaced with new bituminous surface, as well as the sidewalk. At Olympian Drive, new street […]

Fourth Street

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, at approximately 10 a.m., the South Fourth Street Extension from Saint Mary’s Road to Windsor Road will be opened to traffic. In addition, the new traffic signal at the intersection of Windsor Road and the South Fourth Street extension will be operational. The South Fourth Street Extension Project includes the […]

Campus Move in Move Out

In an effort to keep campus clean during move-in and move-out periods, Aria Perbohner, Recycling Intern, contributed to the third success of the annual Campus Move In Move Out, Tuesday August 6th, and Saturday August 10th. The goal for this year’s event was to encourage local rental agencies to provide disposable alternatives of reusable items, […]

July Service Requests

After a very busy June, the Public Works Department saw a decrease in service requests submitted during the month of July. Citizens and City staff submitted 423 total requests during July 2013. This count decreased by 517 (-122%) compared to the 940 requests that were received in June. The chart below tracks the number of […]

IDOT Lane Closures at Springfield/Wright

In order to repair a large section of damaged pavement in the southbound driving lane of Wright Street just north of Springfield Avenue, Illinois Department of Transportation will be closing the southbound driving and southbound turning lane at this location. In order to accommodate traffic, a northbound and a southbound lane of traffic will be […]