Category: Public Works Department News

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform a pole replacement and aerial electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Willis Avenue and McKinley Avenue. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Westbound traffic will be…
(Read the Rest…)

Electric Vehicle Chargers Upgraded in Hill Street Parking Deck

Electric vehicle chargers in the Hill Street Parking deck were recently upgraded for compatibility with newer electric vehicles such as the Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, etc… One older, paddle type charger remains to accommodate any visitors who may have older EVs. The photo at right shows resident Scott Willenbrock charging his Chevy Volt. Staff will…
(Read the Rest…)

Public Works Kids Day

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, the Public Works Department hosted 50 kids for the bi-annual Public Works Kids Day. These young attendees were the children, grandchildren, and other relatives of Public Works employees. The kids arrived and “clocked in” to participate in the multiple activities developed by a staff committee. Throughout the morning, the kids…
(Read the Rest…)

Infrastructure Maintenance Construction Update

Schomburg & Schomburg Construction, Inc. has completed the sidewalk repair on the East side of Elm Street from Healey Street to White Street. The first two blocks of the Elm Street brick repair is complete and work is progressing on the final block between Union Street and White Street. Work in the North Campus TIF…
(Read the Rest…)

2014 Concrete Street Maintenance

Fourth Street As part of the City’s Annual Concrete Street Maintenance Project, Beniach Construction will continue working on Fourth Street from Bradley Avenue to East Vine Street. Fourth Street will remain open for two-way traffic. The work involves pavement patching, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Fourth Street is scheduled to be completed by July 31,…
(Read the Rest…)

Intermodal Parking Lot Improvements Project

A&R has completed all patching, routing, and sealing in the Intermodal Parking Lot. The installation of new pavement markings is the only major work item yet to be completed. Weather permitting, new parking markings will be applied this week, and the lot will be fully accessible to customers by the end of this week.  

Healey Street Construction Update

A&R Mechanical Services, Inc. has continued to work at the intersection of Sixth St. and Healey St. They have completed reconstruction of the northeast corner of the intersection, and they should finish reconstruction of the west half of the intersection this week. A&R is also nearly done reconstructing the east half of 500 block of…
(Read the Rest…)

Washington Street Drainage Improvements

Rain has slowed the earth excavation phase of the project. Stark Excavating has completed approximately 50% of the basin construction. With good weather, Stark will quickly get back to work and complete the project on time. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.

Windsor Road Project

Stark Excavating was awarded the City project that would widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1 and will be complete on October 15, 2014. Windsor Road will be open for traffic on August 15, 2014. Stark has completed construction of the retaining walls on the west…
(Read the Rest…)

Page 4 of 40« First...23456...102030...Last »