Category: Public Works Department News

June Public Works Service Requests

June Public Works Service Requests Citizens and City staff submitted 459 total requests during June 2015.  This was a 36% increase from May’s 337 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 43 (9.4%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded…
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Mattis Avenue Project

Mattis Avenue Project 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 2015.  Stark has started the earth excavation and base preparations for the pavement widening.  The weather has…
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Olympian Drive Project

Olympian Drive Project The State of Illinois awarded a contract to Feutz Contractors to complete Olympian Drive from Legacy Dr to Duncan Road.  Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October 2015.  Feutz is currently working on removing topsoil from the project area.  The weather has not been cooperating…
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Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a driveway approach at Memorial Stadium, DUCE Construction will close a westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 17, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 524 East Green Street, Sign Appeal will close the westbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The lane closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. One lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained in this…
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Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Market Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin onWednesday, July 8, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Georgetown Drive Street Closure

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, it will be necessary to close Georgetown Drive at Mayfair Road. The closure will begin Monday, July 6, 2015, at 7:00 a.m. and will last until July 14, 2015, weather permitting.  Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either Georgetown Drive or Mayfair Road.  …
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2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Mayfair Road

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Mayfair Road from Lincolnshire Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue work Monday, July 6, 2015, weather permitting. Mayfair Road will temporarily be a one lane, one-way street northbound from Broadmoor Drive…
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University Avenue Lane Closure to Perform Emergency Tree Removal

UNIVERSITY AVENUE LANE CLOSURE  TO PERFORM EMERGENCY TREE REMOVAL In order to remove an ash tree that has split, the City will be closing a portion of the northern, east-bound lane of University Avenue, near the intersection of McKinley Avenue. This closure will begin immediately and is expected to reopen by early evening. The City…
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Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois and PAR Electric will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

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