Category: Public Works Department News

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave.

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave. The traffic cabinet at the intersection of Randolph St. and University Ave. was struck by a vehicle, causing the traffic lights to go out. Staff were able to install a temporary cabinet in order to provide power for a flashing red light in three directions. While […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete gas service work, Ameren will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Mattis Avenue. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Temporary Traffic Control Changes in Downtown

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGES IN DOWNTOWN In order to accommodate larger crowds and provide for pedestrian safety during 40 North’s Friday Night Live event, the following traffic control changes will be in effect: The traffic signal at the intersection of Neil St. and Main St. will be on a red flash from 5:30 p.m. Friday […]

Parking Permit Pick-Up Special Saturday Hours (One Time Only!)

In order to help accommodate University District parkers during the busy move-in season, Public Works’ parking office will be open to the public on Saturday, August 6, 2016, from 8 AM until 2 PM. Completed Academic Year 2016-2017 permits will be available for pick-up if they were purchased prior to August 6th.  Please make sure you have the […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a painting operation at 202 E Green St, Bankier Apartments will be closing the westbound lane of Green Street between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, 2016. Westbound traffic will […]

2016 Sewer Lining Contract – Wright Street

Hoerr Construction will be lining a sanitary sewer on Wright Street from University Avenue to south of Springfield Avenue as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Monday, July 25, 2016. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. The southbound lane on Wright Street will be narrowed between University and Springfield Avenue. […]

2016 Sewer Lining Contract – First Street

Hoerr Construction will be lining a sanitary sewer on First Street from south of John Street to Green Street as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Monday, July 25, 2016. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Northbound and southbound traffic along First Street will be shifted to temporary lanes between […]

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 […]