Category: Public Works Department News

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch, Metro Communications will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to continue with pavement patching, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes beginning Saturday, May 20 through Friday, May 26, 2017: One southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive to Kirby Avenue (southbound traffic reduced to one lane).

Winchester Drive Closures

As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Winchester Drive from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project is Otto Baum. Winchester Drive (1809 Winchester Drive south to the north-half of Brookhaven Drive) Due to weather-related delays Winchester Drive will remain closed from […]

MCORE Update – Work to close Green Street in front of Illini Union

*Road Closure – Green Street from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue *Reverse Traffic Direction – Mathews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street Green Street will be closed to through traffic from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, 2017 until further notice. The traffic direction on Mathews Avenue from Springfield […]

Staley Road Closure

In order to complete repairs to the railroad crossing across Staley Road, Norfolk Southern Railroad will be closing Staley Road about halfway between Cardinal Road and U.S. 150 (Bloomington Road). The closure will begin on Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Friday, May 26, 2017. Through traffic is advised to follow the marked detour […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic utility, Metro Communications will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, May 18 and will reopen on Friday, May 19, 2017. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.

Birch Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and replace equipment at 1417 S. Neil Street, Design-Air Heating & Air Conditioning will close Birch Street between State Street and Frederick Street. The closure begins on Monday, May 15 and reopens on Tuesday, May 16. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area.  Access to local properties […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Kirby Avenue and Sangamon Drive (northbound traffic reduced to one lane). The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, May […]

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Winchester Drive

As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Winchester Drive from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project is Otto Baum.   Beginning Monday, May 15, Winchester Drive will be closed from 1809 Winchester Drive south to Brookhaven Drive. The intersection of Winchester […]

Springfield Avenue Lane Closures (EXTENDED)

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of Springfield Avenue between New Street and Elm Street.   Through traffic will be facilitated by routing the closed lane of traffic through the center turn lane.  This work is planned to continue at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 11 and […]