Category: Public Works Department News

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic on Kirby Avenue across the I-57 overpass (between Duncan Road and Staley Road).  This work will begin at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 24 and is scheduled to be completed by 11:00 a.m. One lane will remain open at […]

Fourth Street Road Work (Extended)

In order to install water and fire services at 401 E University Avenue, Binder Plumbing has closed a portion of the southbound lane of Fourth Street, south of University Avenue. Northbound and southbound traffic shifts around the work area. The work began on Monday, September 19, 2016. The closure has been extended and the street […]

Traffic Changes at Neil St. and Town Center Blvd. Intersection

The City will implement changes to the traffic signal at the intersection of Neil Street and Town Center Boulevard on Friday, September 23. This change will reconfigure the assigned use of the northbound lanes on Neil Street – the new configuration will be two left turn lanes (westbound) and one shared lane for through traffic […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 201 N. Neil Street, American Dowell Sign Company will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street. The lane closure will occur on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

City Arborists to Participate in Event to Honor Veterans

CITY ARBORISTS TO PARTICIPATE IN EVENT HONORING VETERANS On Wednesday, September 21, three City arborists, along with four pieces of equipment will travel to Camp Butler National Cemetery, in Springfield, to participate in the second annual Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance Day of Service. This event is organized by Saluting Branches to express their gratitude […]

Green Street Lane Closures

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will intermittently close lanes of Green Street between Prospect Avenue and Russell Street.  This work will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20 and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28. Residents will have […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will close one lane of State Street just north of Springfield Avenue. This closure will begin on Monday, September 19 at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 3:00 p.m.

Washington Street Lane Closure

In order to install gas service, Ameren Illinois and Shaw Brothers will be closing the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Walnut Street and Market Street. Eastbound and westbound traffic will shift around the work area. The work will begin on Monday, September 19 and will reopen on Friday, September 23, 2016. One lane of […]

Fourth Street Road Work

In order to install water and fire services at 401 E. University Avenue, Binder Plumbing will be closing a portion of the southbound lane of Fourth Street, south of University Avenue. Northbound and southbound traffic will shift around the work area. The work will begin on Monday, September 19 and reopen on Friday, September 23, 2016. One lane […]

Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between Kenwood Road and Duncan Road.  Westbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane.  The closure will occur between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15.  Access to driveways will be maintained throughout the […]