Category: Public Works Department News

IDOT Windsor and I-57 Bridge Project Important Construction Dates

O’Neil Brothers, IDOT’s contractor that will replace the Windsor Road bridge over Interstate 57, has identified some important dates in their upcoming construction schedule for Stage 1 work that will impact the traveling public. The key dates and associated construction activities are as follows:  April 1, 2013 Barrier placement on Windsor Road and on Interstate…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic conduit at 201 S. Neil Street for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 1, 2013. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one…
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First Street Lane Closures

In order to complete a sanitary sewer service connection at 75 E Armory Avenue, Mayfield Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between Armory Avenue and Gregory Drive. This work will occur in two phases: Phase One (Monday, March 18 – Wednesday, March 20, 2013) During working hours, two-way traffic on First Street…
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City Enrolls in Debt Recovery Program

This past October the Council authorized City participation in the Local Debt Recovery Program (LDRP) with the State Comptroller’s Office. The program allows the City to submit outstanding debt to the Comptroller’s Office for attempted collection. The collection of this debt comes in the form of deductions from State tax returns, State employee paychecks up…
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City of Champaign Projects Receive ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

On Friday, February 8, the City of Champaign was awarded American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Merit Awards for three projects: the Boneyard Creek Improvements – Phase 2 Project, the John Street Project, and the HVAC Equipment and Controls – City Facilities Project. Merit Awards are given for projects “worthy of…
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City of Champaign Launches SeeClickFix Mobile App

The City of Champaign Public Works Department is implementing new technology that will allow residents to submit requests for service through a mobile interface while they are out and about in the community. Powered by SeeClickFix, the place-based reporting platform allows residents to document problems ranging from graffiti to potholes within the City’s boundaries. SeeClickFix…
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