Category: Public Works Department News

Church Street Lane Closure

CHURCH STREET LANE CLOSURE In order to repair a leaking water valve, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a lane of Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street. During the closure, an eastbound and a westbound lane of Church Street will be maintained and will shift around the repair. The work will begin […]

MCORE Project Work to Resume

On July 6, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) informed the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) partner agencies that the recent State of Illinois budget approval provided appropriations for work to resume on “state-let” projects. MCORE is a “state-let” project because the federal TIGER grant funding is directed to IDOT, who then becomes the contracting […]

Southmoor Drive Closure

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 beginning Monday, July 10, 2017, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, July 10, Southmoor Drive will be closed from the east […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to install sanitary sewer service at 201 W Green Street, Wick Concrete will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between John Street and Green Street (northbound traffic reduced to one lane).  The closure will begin on Monday, July 10, and is scheduled to be completed Friday, July 14.

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install a gas main, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Waverly Drive and Western Avenue (west bound traffic will be reduced to one lane).  The closure will begin Monday, July 10, and is scheduled to be completed Friday, July 14.

Washington Street Lane Closure

In order to complete asphalt repairs, the Public Works Department will be closing the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Market Street and First Street.  The closure will occur Thursday, July 6 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 12 p.m.  No eastbound traffic will be allowed; however, westbound traffic will remain open.

Duncan Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures on Duncan Road, A&R Mechanical Contractors will be closing Duncan Road between Clayton Road and Bradley Avenue. The closure will start on Monday, July 10 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017, weather permitting. Media Contact: Pete Vanderkloot    |    (217) 403-4700    |    […]

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 beginning Wednesday, July 5, 2017, weather permitting. On Wednesday, July 5, the westbound lane of Southmoor Drive will be […]

MCORE Project Update in Response to State Budget Status

Due to the State of Illinois budget impasse, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is shutting down all “state-let” projects, including the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE). Without a resolution, IDOT loses its ability to pay contractors beginning July 1, 2017. MCORE is a “state-let” project because the federal TIGER grant funding is directed to […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete restoration for a gas main installation, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: Mattis Avenue between Princeton Drive and Sangamon Drive – one northbound lane of will be closed on Wednesday, July 5 through Friday, July 7, 2017.