Category: Public Works Department News

Springfield Avenue (IL Rt. 10 & US Rt. 150) Lane Closures and Detour

In order to facilitate installation of a sanitary sewer interceptor and pump station for Urbana and Champaign Sanitary District, Stark Excavating will be closing eastbound Springfield Avenue traffic between First Street and Third Street. The lane closures will begin on Monday, July 25 and will reopen on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Eastbound traffic will be […]

Main Street Lane Closure (between Neil Street and Fremont Street)

In order to perform storm sewer lining work, Hoerr Construction will close the eastbound lane of Main Street between Neil Street and Fremont Street. Eastbound traffic on Main Street will be detoured south along Neil Street then east on University Avenue then north onto Walnut Street and back to Main Street. Westbound traffic on Main […]

Neil Street Lane Closure (between Hill Street and Church Street)

In order to perform storm sewer lining work, Hoerr Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Hill Street and Church Street. While the work is taking place, southbound traffic on Neil Street will be merged into a single lane through the work zone. This work will take place on Monday, July 25 […]

Bloomington Road Lane Closure

Starting Thursday, July 21, 2016, Open Road Paving Company will begin milling and paving work on Bloomington Road from Prospect Avenue to Bradley Avenue. This work tends to be disruptive for vehicular travel through the project. Traffic is urged to avoid the work area and use alternate routes where possible. There will be intermittent lane […]

2016 Sewer Lining Contract

Hoerr Construction will be lining a backyard sanitary sewer as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Friday, July 22, 2016. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Traffic will be restricted to one lane on Green Street and John Street between Willis and Highland Avenue. All work is dependent on weather […]

Wright Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 608 East University Avenue (Latitude), Ace Sign Co. will be closing the southbound lane of Wright Street between Park Street and University Avenue. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Southbound traffic […]

Tamarack Drive – 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Tamarack Drive from Winchester Drive to Rebecca Drive is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will continue working; weather permitting, Monday, July 18, 2016. Beginning Monday July 18, 2016, Tamarack Drive will become a one lane, one-way […]

2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project

2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project William Street, Holiday Drive, Stonegate Drive, and Tamarack Drive Feutz has completed all of the concrete work on William Street from Mattis Avenue to Crescent Drive; on Stonegate Drive from Mattis Avenue to Holiday Drive; and on Holiday Drive from William Street to south of Stonegate Drive. On June 21, […]

June Service Requests

June Service Requests Citizens and City staff submitted 393 total requests during June 2016. This was a 35% increase from May’s 290 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 34 (9%) issues. The Sewer Section responded to 50 (13%) sewer-related […]

City Building Window Project Update

City Building Window Project Update Dreamworks Construction continues to make progress on the City Building Window Project.  The 2nd floor portion of the project is 90% complete. Masonry prep work for the third floor began July 11 and removal of windows on the third floor began July 12 . Weather and material delivery have played […]