Category: Public Works Department News

Windsor Road One-Day Closure

Annual Paving Project – Windsor Road One-Day Closure On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Cross Construction Company will close Windsor Road between Duncan Road and Mattis Avenue for milling operations. Windsor Road will be open to traffic once this operation is complete. This work is expected to take one day. The road will be open Saturday, […]

White Street Road Closure

WHITE STREET ROAD CLOSURE In order to construct storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close West White Street between Fair Street and Royal Court; this closure will be located midblock. Residents with driveways located west of 1513 W. White Street should access their driveways from Fair Street. Residents located east of 1513 W. White Street […]

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Southmoor Drive

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Southmoor Drive As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Southmoor Drive from Rebecca Drive to Brett Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project, Otto Baum Company, will continue work on Monday, June 26, 2017. Beginning Monday, June 26, weather permitting, […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy Services, LLC will be closing the right lane of northbound Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive and William Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 26 at 8 a.m. and is expected to be completed on Wednesday, June 28. The lane […]

MCORE Project Progress Update & Stage Change Over

MCORE PROJECT PROGRESS UPDATE & STAGE CHANGE OVER The Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) continues progress along Green Street. Below are highlights of the project status. • This weekend the MCORE Contractor (DUCE Construction) will reopen Green Street between First Street and Locust Street, ahead of moving to the next stages. • On Monday, June […]

Bloomington Road Closure

In order to complete emergency tree work, the Public Works Department will be closing Bloomington Road between Bradley Avenue and Elm Street.  The closure will occur Thursday, June 22 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.  No through traffic will be allowed; however, residents will have access to their driveways during the closure. […]

100 Block of S. Wright Street – Parking Lane Closure

In order to construct an emergency storm/sanitary sewer repair, Duce Construction will close the parking lane on the west Right of Way in the 100 block of South Wright Street. Traffic on Wright Street may have periods of partial closure. No Parking will be allowed in the bagged metered spaces while construction is in progress. […]

Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Water Street from Logan Street to Chester Street will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on this phase on Thursday, June 22, 2017, weather permitting. Beginning on Thursday, June 22, Water Street […]

Green Street Road Closure

In order to repair a storm manhole in front of 1006 W. Green Street, the Public Works Department will be closing Green Street between Ridgeway Avenue and Willis Avenue.  The closure will occur Wednesday, June 21 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Local residents will have access to their driveways during the […]

New Traffic Control Order to Deter Engine Braking on Staley Road

New Traffic Control Order to Deter Engine Braking on Staley Road A new Traffic Control Order was recently approved by the City Manager which will prohibit large trucks traveling on Staley Road from using engine braking as a way to decelerate.  This type of braking, sometimes called “Jake Braking”, causes loud noises and vibrations and […]