Category: Construction Press Releases

Annual Pavement Marking Contract Work

On Monday, June 23, 2014, Varsity Striping Company will begin work for the  Annual Pavement Marking Contract. This year’s contract will replace long lines (centerlines,  lane lines, shoulder lines) on various concrete streets throughout the City. All streets will remain open to traffic with temporary lane closures as needed. The final completion date for this project is […]

Sewer Lining Contract

Pipevision will be performing sewer lining throughout the City of Champaign beginning June 23, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 23 and are planned for completion by 6 p.m. Monday, July 14, weather permitting. Operations are daytime only and will not impact evening travel occurring after 6 […]

University Avenue Lane Closure to Accommodate City Building Testing

In order to test the weather proofing of the masonry on the south side of the City Building, the westbound lanes of University Avenue, between Walnut Street and Neil Street, will be closed on Saturday June 21, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Public Works staff will be on site, with the assistance of the […]

Fifth Street Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Fifth Street at the intersection of White Street and Fifth Street.  The closure will begin on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  White Street will have one lane open at all times.  No thru traffic will be allowed on Fifth Street in the construction area.

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to replace telecommunications conduit for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Park Street and Church Street. The lane closure will occur on the following dates: Monday, June 23, 2014 through Thursday, June 26, 2014 Monday, June 30, 2014 through Thursday, July 3, 2014 During the closure, […]

Fourth Street Lane Closure

In order to install water services for the new high-rise building at 308 East Green Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete will be closing one lane of Fourth Street between Healey Street and Green Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by Friday, June 20, 2014, at 4 p.m. […]

2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Phillips Drive Lane Closure

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Phillips Drive from Nelson Court to the railroad tracks will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project is Beniach Construction. Beginning Tuesday, June 17, Phillips Drive will temporarily become a one lane, one way street south-bound from Nelson Court to Washington Street.  […]

Recent Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address  Cost of Construction  Date Issued  Developer/Business  627 S. Wright $298,000.00 06-11-14 JSM Development Services 2902 Farber $460,000.00 06-10-14 Petry-Kuhne Co.  

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair damaged pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Dodds Drive and La Sell Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, June 13, 2014.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Elm Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Elm Street between White Street and Union Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 9, 2014. No thru traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access off of Elm St. will be closed for no more […]