Category: Construction Press Releases

Olympian Drive Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing a section of Olympian Drive between Prospect Avenue and Market Street. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction…
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Taylor Thomas Lane Closure

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, Beniach Construction will continue work to reconstruct the pavement on Fourth Street from Vine Street to Bradley Avenue. Due to the construction, it will be necessary to close Taylor Thomas Lane at Fourth Street beginningThursday, July 24. Taylor Thomas Lane will be accessible from Fifth…
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4th Street Detour

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, a marked detour route will be posted with signs for the northbound lane of Fourth Street to facilitate work near Bradley Avenue. The detour will begin at the intersection of Fourth Street and Grove Street, then east on Grove Street to Fifth Street, then north…
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Olympian Drive Project Construction to Begin July 21, 2014

The Olympian Drive Construction Project has been awarded by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to Feutz Construction Contractors, Inc. from Paris, Illinois. The project award amount is $7,092,062.46. This project is being funded by IDOT Illinois Jobs Now (state public works bonds), Federal Highway Administration’s Surface Transportation Program (federal highways trust fund) and Illinois…
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Lane Shift on Springfield Avenue (Prairie Street to State Street)

Duce Construction will be constructing a new storm sewer manhole on the northernmost lane of Springfield Avenue between Prairie Street and State Street. In order to complete this work, westbound traffic on Springfield Avenue will be shifted through the work zone. A lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained at all times. Operations…
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Prospect Ave. Lane Closure

In order to complete an emergency repair on a water main, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Broadmoor Drive and Devonshire Drive. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, July 17, 2014 and will reopen by Friday, July 25, 2014. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. Illinois…
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City of Champaign Responding to Downed Trees

The City of Champaign Public Works Department is responding to a report of a large tree down on Mattis Avenue, north of Springfield. Crews are on site and working to remove it. Southbound traffic on Mattis Avenue is being diverted. Please use alternate routes. Removal may take several hours. There are additional reports of trees…
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Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sanitary sewer service connection for the new high-rise building at 308 East Green Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete will be closing one lane of Green Street between Third Street and Fourth Street. The closure will begin on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by Wednesday, July 23, 2014…
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Honorary Street Ceremony – Vicki Stewart Way

The City of Champaign will honor Vicki Stewart by dedicating a portion of Market  Street, between University Avenue and Logan Street, as Honorary Vicki Stewart Way. The honorary street sign will be unveiled on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. during a ceremony at the intersection of Market and Logan Streets in Champaign. Ms….
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Annual Paving Project

Starting July 8, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin milling and paving work on Anthony Drive from Mattis Avenue to Marketview Drive. This phase of the work will cause significant delays. Motorists are urged to take alternate routes if possible. There will be one lane open at all times; however, expect 5 to 10 minutes delays…
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