Category: General Press Releases

New Sidewalk Pavement Grinder

The Asphalt Section purchased a new tool, a sidewalk pavement grinder, to assist with temporary repairs to sidewalk trippers. This grinder will help to alleviate tripping hazards that develop when sidewalks are pushed up or settle. Edges up to two and a half inches can be ground away to make a level surface. Asphalt wedge…
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2010 Infrastructure Maintenance

Annual Alley Maintenance Feutz completed paving of the alley bounded by 5th, 6th, Church, and Park Streets. They continue to work paving the alley bounded by 4th, 5th, Eureka, and Tremont Street. Pavement Marking Removal and Installation 2010 Project Pavement marking removal and installation is complete on the following locations: Staley Road at Springfield Avenue…
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2010 Concrete Street Maintenance

All concrete work has been completed on the list of streets below. The contractor is working on punch list items and lawn restoration. Mattis Avenue from Kirby Avenue to Windsor Avenue Devonshire Drive from Mattis Avenue to Lakeside Drive Frank Drive from John St to Alton Drive Champaign Street from Beardsley Avenue to Eureka Street…
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Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive insect that has killed over 30 million ash trees in the Midwest, was recently found in the Prairie Pines Campground in Rantoul. This find will result in Champaign County being designated as an EAB quarantine zone. This means the movement of all “regulated articles” (ash trees and all non-coniferous…
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2010 Neighborhood Rehabilitation Project

Asphalt paving work in the Green Meadow neighborhood bounded by Mattis Avenue, Crescent Drive, Kirby Avenue, and Sangamon Drive will continue until Friday, September 24, 2010 (weather permitting). Residents should not park in the street during work hours when the “No Parking” signs are posted.

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