Category: Public Works Department News

New Crosswalk Coming Near Unit 4 Bus Barn

The Champaign School District recently constructed a new bus/transportation facility along the west side of Hagan Street, between Pioneer Drive and Dennison Drive.  This facility includes offices where drivers and monitors check in each day and where vehicle keys are stored.  On a given school day, up to 170 employees (drivers and monitors) cross Hagan […]

2017 Sewer Lining – Green Street

DMA / Mid – America, a sub-contractor for Insituform Technologies, LLC will be performing pre-cleaning and televising for the 2017 Sewer Lining Contract on Green Street between State Street and Neil Street beginning Thursday, July 13.  Neil Street and Green Street will have lane restrictions.  The public is encouraged to obey all construction signs or […]

2017 Sewer Lining

DMA / Mid – America, a sub-contractor for Insituform Technologies LLC will continue to perform pre-cleaning and televising for the 2017 Sewer Lining Contract throughout the City of Champaign beginning July 10, 2017. Insituform Technologies LLC will begin the lining process throughout the City of Champaign on Monday July 17, 2017 at 7 a.m. Sewer […]

Church Street Lane Closure

CHURCH STREET LANE CLOSURE In order to repair a leaking water valve, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a lane of Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street. During the closure, an eastbound and a westbound lane of Church Street will be maintained and will shift around the repair. The work will begin […]

MCORE Project Work to Resume

On July 6, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) informed the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) partner agencies that the recent State of Illinois budget approval provided appropriations for work to resume on “state-let” projects. MCORE is a “state-let” project because the federal TIGER grant funding is directed to IDOT, who then becomes the contracting […]

Southmoor Drive Closure

As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Southmoor Drive from Rebecca Drive to Brett Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project, Otto Baum Company, will continue work beginning Monday, July 10, 2017, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, July 10, Southmoor Drive will be closed from the east […]