Category: Public Works Department News

Traffic Shift at 908 S. First Street

In order to complete utility locating at 908 S. First St., Mayfield Construction will shift traffic between Armory Dr. and Daniel St. Work began at noon today and will continue through the end of the day Sunday, 3/27. Traffic control barrels have been placed to identify the direction of the shift.

Bike Lane Closure on First Street

In order to install sewer service at 505 N. First Street, Mid Illinois Concrete will close the two bike lanes near the construction area. The closure will begin on Monday, March 21 at 7:00 am and last through Friday, March 25 at 5:00 pm(or if the work is completed early).The connection will be made under […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure Extended

In order to install new gas main, Ameren Illinois has closed one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Garden Hills Drive. The lane closure started on Monday, March 7, 2016. It has been extended to April 1, 2016. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. In addition, one […]

Neil Street and Columbia Avenue Lane Closures *Extended*

In order to repair and line a sanitary sewer interceptor, Urbana Champaign Sanitary District and Visu-Sewer have closed lanes at the intersection of Neil and Columbia: Northbound and southbound Neil Street traffic are reduced to one lane in each direction. Lanes shift near the intersection of Columbia Avenue. Eastbound Columbia Avenue traffic has been detoured […]

White Street Road Closure

In order to perform an emergency water service repair for Illinois American Water, Cross Construction has closed White Street between Randolph Street and State Street. The road closure started on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, and will reopen by Friday, March 18, 2016. Through traffic will not be allowed. Access to all local properties will be […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install a new gas main, Ameren Illinois will close one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Garden Hills Drive.  The lane closure will occur from Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 18 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

Neil Street and Columbia Avenue Lane Closures (Revised Dates)

In order to repair a sanitary sewer interceptor, Urbana Champaign Sanitary District and Stark Excavating will be closing lanes at the intersection of Neil Street and Columbia Avenue: – Northbound and southbound Neil Street traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction.  Lanes will shift near the intersection of Columbia Avenue. – Eastbound […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform an emergency water service repair for Illinois American Water, Cross Construction has closed one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Springfield Avenue and White Street.  The lane closure started on Monday, February 29 and will reopen by Friday, March 11.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Sidewalk Snow Removal Activation

As of 12:15 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2016 the Public Works Director has declared that the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in the Downtown and Campustown areas is in effect. The Illinois State Water Survey indicates that our area received 3.7 inches of snow during the Wednesday morning to evening storm. In order to […]

Neil Street and Columbia Avenue Lane Closures

In order to repair a sanitary sewer interceptor, Urbana Champaign Sanitary District and Stark Excavating will be closing lanes at the intersection of Neil and Columbia: – Northbound and southbound Neil Street traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Lanes will shift near the intersection of Columbia Avenue. – Eastbound Columbia Avenue […]