Category: Public Works Department News

Neil Street Sanitary Sewer Improvements

Construction of the proposed sanitary sewer replacement of the Boltini/Hyatt Place Alley sanitary sewer closed Neil Street between Church and Park on Monday, July 23. Excavation in Neil Street for manhole installation encountered a larger than expected electrical vault that the existing downstream sanitary sewer curled around with multiple elbows. Concrete encasement of the existing…
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2012 Concrete Street Maintenance

Plymouth Drive Duce Construction has completed all of the pavement, curb and sidewalk repairs on Plymouth Drive from Harrington Drive to Devonshire Drive. A few items (punch list) of work remain. Lawn restoration will be done in September. Harris Avenue Duce Construction has completed all of the pavement patching and curb repairs on the south…
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Canadian National Railroad Planning to Replace Country Fair Drive Crossing

By order from the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Canadian National Railroad (CNRR) is currently planning to remove and replace their crossing on Country Fair Drive, between Church Street and Springer Drive. CNRR is currently scheduling the crossing replacement work for the last week of August, though this schedule may change due to conflicts with other…
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Town Center Blvd

Cross Construction has completed the concrete work for the project. Champaign Signal and Lighting, Inc. is working on the installation of the traffic signals at Moreland & Town Center and the streetlights along Town Center. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date.

Fourth Street

Stark Excavating is continuing to make great progress on the construction of the Fourth Street improvement project. In order to stabilize the subgrade, the consultant recommended modifying the subgrade by inducing lime into dirt. The lime will help stabilize the subbase to provide a better working platform and to provide the City with a longer…
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Brine Production Building Update

Roessler Construction & Contracting, Inc. is nearly complete with construction of the City’s new Brine Production Building. The new building is a 25-foot wide by 40-foot long by 18-foot high steel building located near to the Public Works salt dome. Once complete, the building will store a new salt brine generator. The brine generator is…
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