Category: Public Works Department News

Market Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sanitary sewer manhole, Duce Construction will be closing the southbound lane of Market Street between Bradley Avenue and Garwood Street.  Southbound traffic will be shifted to the center turn lane. The closure will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, and is planned to be completed by 5:00 p.m. […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch at the intersection of Third Street and University Avenue, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing a westbound lane of University Avenue between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, October 18 will reopen on Friday, October 21, 2016. Westbound traffic […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a fiber optic bore, Metro Communications will be closing a northbound lane of Randolph Street between Healey Street and White Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, October 17 and will reopen on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 301 North Neil Street, American Dowell Sign Company will be closing a southbound lane of Neil Street between Hill Street and Church Street. The lane closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14, 2016. Southbound traffic will be reduced […]

Planned Intermittent Street Light Outage on Marshall Street

Due to traffic cabinet work on Wednesday, October 12, the street lights on Marshall Street will intermittently be out.  This work will also affect street lights along Neil Street between Marshall Street and Springfield Avenue.  The work will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, and is planned to be completed by 12 p.m. […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures – EXTENDED

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will intermittently close lanes of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Kirby Avenue.  This work began at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27 and is now planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14. Residents will have […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a sewer repair, the Public Works Department has closed one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Elm Street and Harris Avenue.  This work began on Thursday, September 29 and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5. The City appreciates the cooperation of […]

Traffic Signals on Generators Due to State Farm Electrical Work

Due to electrical work at the State Farm Center on Thursday, September 29, the traffic signals at the intersections of First Street and Fourth Street along Kirby Avenue will be placed on flash from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Temporary stop signs will be placed at the intersections.  The electrical work will also affect street […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will intermittently close lanes of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Kirby Avenue.  This work will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27 and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7. Residents will have […]

City Arborists Participate in Saluting Branches Event

City Arborists Participate in Saluting Branches Event On Wednesday, September 21, three City Arborists and the Forestry Supervisor, from the Public Works Department used their skills for a good cause and participated in the second annual Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance Day of Service at Camp Butler National Cemetery, in Springfield. This event is organized […]