Category: Public Works Department News

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install insulation at 509 ½ East Green Street, Bankier Apartments will be closing one eastbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.    The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 15, and will reopen on Friday, September 18.  Eastbound traffic will not be interrupted and will be shifted […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install a water main for Illinois American Water, G.A. Rich & Sons will be closing one eastbound and one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street.    The lane closures will begin on Monday, September 14, and will reopen on Monday, September 21.  Eastbound traffic and westbound traffic […]

Final MCORE Project Designs Selected

FINAL MCORE PROJECT DESIGNS SELECTED & AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AT OPEN HOUSE A transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossing, and protected bicycle lanes are some of the new features to be developed by the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project starting in 2016.   The […]

Hill Street Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors closed Hill Street between Prospect Avenue and Lynn Street. The work began on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, and should be finished on Friday, September 11, 2015, weather permitting.

Healey Street Converted From One-Way to Two-Way Traffic

On Friday, September 4, 2015, the City of Champaign Traffic and Lighting Division will be replacing signage on Healey Street, between First Street and Fourth Street, in order to convert Healey Street from one-way westbound traffic into two-way traffic. No lane closures are anticipated as part of the signage replacement, and no restriping will need […]

Public Open House for MCORE TIGER Project

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the City of Champaign, the City of Urbana, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project http://www.mcoreproject.com within the University District. The total cost for the project […]

NIGHT WORK TO BEGIN ON I-57, I-72, AND I-74 NEAR CHAMPAIGN

NIGHT WORK TO BEGIN ON I-57, I-72, AND I-74 NEAR CHAMPAIGN CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work will begin Monday, Aug. 31 on Interstates 57, 72 and 74 in the Champaign area for the purpose of setting permanent message signs. Work will be performed at five locations in a four day […]

LaSell Drive at Prospect Avenue Closure

LASELL DRIVE AT PROSPECT AVENUE CLOSURE FOR ANNUAL PAVING PROJECT On Friday, August 28, La Sell Drive at Prospect Avenue will be closed for approximately four hours in order to complete street patching work. Through traffic will not be allowed. Residents of the area may access their drives from Hamilton Drive to the east.

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Mid-Illinois Concrete will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street.  The lane closure will occur on Friday, August 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 24, 2015, and will end on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. […]