Category: Construction Press Releases

Annual Paving Project – Duncan Road

Starting September 25, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin patching, milling, and paving work on Duncan Road between Kirby Avenue and Springfield Avenue. 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 five- to 10-minute […]

University Avenue & Chestnut Street Signal Work

In order to repair the traffic signal at the intersection of University Avenue and Chestnut Street, CS&L will be working on the southbound lane of Chestnut Street, with occasional lane closures on University Avenue. The lane closures will occur from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Both roads will remain open […]

Market Street Improvements

The City of Champaign would like to announce the opening of Market Street from Olympian Drive to Ford Harris Road at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014. The project is on within budget and the roadway is open within the project time frame. We would like to thank the public for their understanding, patience, […]

Washington Street Drainage Improvements

The City of Champaign would like to announce that on Monday, September 22, 2014, West Washington Street between Russell Street and Garfield Avenue and the intersection of Washington Street and Russell Street will be closed to traffic. This closure is necessary to reconstruct the City’s infrastructure and improve drainage at the intersection of Washington Street […]

Healey Street Road Closure

In order to temporarily place a crane at 601 South Sixth Street, JSM Development will be closing a section of Healey Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street.  The road closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, September 22, 2014. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, the west […]

West Washington Watershed Storm Sewer Lining Project

Today, September 18, 2014, the City of Champaign, through a contract with Insituform Technologies, began a storm sewer-pipelining project in the West Washington Watershed area. The proposed project will consist of lining approximately 2,600 lineal feet of 36-inch diameter storm sewer located along the north side of Washington Street stretching from Russell Street to Mattis Avenue. […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate a tree removal in Hazel Park, Champaign Park District will be closing a westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Neil Street and State Street. The middle turn lane of Randolph Street at Bradley Avenue will also be closed. The lane closures will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to restore pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between William Street and Stonegate Drive. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 and will reopen by noon on Friday, September 19, 2014. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

2014 Concrete Maintenance Project – McKinley Avenue

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on McKinley Avenue from University Avenue to Springfield Avenue is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project is Beniach Construction. Starting Tuesday September 16, McKinley Avenue will be temporarily a one lane, one way street South Bound from University Avenue to Springfield Avenue. […]

Neil Street Lane Closure (Update)

In order to facilitate installation of fiberoptic conduit for Pavlov Media, Campus Communications Group has closed a northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Columbia Street. The road closure began on Monday, September 8 and will reopen by Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Traffic will be shifted through the area and one lane of […]