Category: General Press Releases

2010 Infrastructure Maintenance

Annual Alley Maintenance Feutz paved the alleys bounded by 5th, 6th, Church and Park Streets; 4th, 5th, Eureka and Tremont Street. Punch list items remain. Neighborhood Infrastructure Repair Bristol Rd. from Harrington Dr. to Lynwood Dr. Seaton Court Galen Drive – 2600 Block Lynn Street – 1000 Block Clark Street – 500 Block All sidewalk…
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2010 Concrete Street Maintenance

Mattis Avenue from Kirby Ave to Mattis Ave Devonshire Drive from Mattis Ave to Lakeside Dr Frank Drive from John St to Alton Dr Champaign Street from Beardsley Avenue to Eureka Street Crescent Drive from Barberry Drive to Hemlock Drive All major concrete work is finished. The contractor is working on remedial work and punch…
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Canadian National Railroad to work on University Avenue Viaduct Starting October 18

Starting Monday, October 18, Canadian National Railroad is having Fibrwrap Construction, L.P. (www.fibrwrapconstruction.com) install a carbon fibre wrap application that will strengthen the deteriorating concrete surfaces of the viaduct. The work is expected to last for several weeks and will involve lane closures on University Avenue in the area of the viaduct. The work will…
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Washington Street Viaduct Closing

On Tuesday October 12, 2010, the viaduct was closed to make repairs to the wiring. A recent truck accident hitting the west side of the viaduct caused damage to the conduit, wiring, lighted height sign and street lighting. The viaduct was closed for about 4 hrs to make the repairs.

Springfield Avenue Water Leak

In the last week Illinois American Water determined that the location of the leak causing the water flow at the Springfield Avenue viaduct was located in the west 100 block of Springfield Avenue. The leak was repaired overnight, Friday, October 8, 2010. Pavement was restored on Monday, October 11, 2010, and the road is fully…
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City to Defend Vine Street Lawsuit

The City of Champaign has received a copy of the Complaint filed by Jeshaun Manning-Carter and Laura Manning, his mother, concerning an incident that occurred October 9, 2009 – the accidental shooting death of Kiwane Carrington and the arrest of Manning-Carter at 906 W. Vine Street. The Complaint alleges that Carrington was shot by Police…
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