FINAL MCORE PROJECT DESIGNS SELECTED & AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AT OPEN HOUSE A transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossing, and protected bicycle lanes are some of the new features to be developed by the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project starting in 2016. The […]
Category: Public Works Department News
In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors closed Hill Street between Prospect Avenue and Lynn Street. The work began on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, and should be finished on Friday, September 11, 2015, weather permitting.
On Friday, September 4, 2015, the City of Champaign Traffic and Lighting Division will be replacing signage on Healey Street, between First Street and Fourth Street, in order to convert Healey Street from one-way westbound traffic into two-way traffic. No lane closures are anticipated as part of the signage replacement, and no restriping will need […]
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the City of Champaign, the City of Urbana, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project http://www.mcoreproject.com within the University District. The total cost for the project […]
LASELL DRIVE AT PROSPECT AVENUE CLOSURE FOR ANNUAL PAVING PROJECT On Friday, August 28, La Sell Drive at Prospect Avenue will be closed for approximately four hours in order to complete street patching work. Through traffic will not be allowed. Residents of the area may access their drives from Hamilton Drive to the east.
In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Mid-Illinois Concrete will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street. The lane closure will occur on Friday, August 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 24, 2015, and will end on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. […]
14 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO CONSIDER MAHOMET AQUIFER CONSENT DECREE Champaign – A proposed consent decree has been drafted between Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Clinton Landfill, Inc., and 14 local government agencies, which comprise the Mahomet Aquifer Coalition. Throughout the month of September, each agency will review and take action on the proposed agreement. […]
The City of Champaign has awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to construct turn lanes on Mattis Avenue at Congressional Way. Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October. Stark is planning on placing the PCC pavement on Thursday, August 12. The traffic has been detoured around the work […]