Category: Public Works Department News

August Service Requests

The Public Works Department saw a decrease in service requests submitted during the month of August. Citizens and City staff submitted 342 total requests during August 2013. The count decreased by 81 (-19%) compared to the 423 requests that were received during the month of July. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded […]

IDOT Planning Street Maintenance Work on Springfield Avenue and University Avenue

IDOT has informed the Public Works Department that sometime during the week of September 3–6, 2013, IDOT will have a contractor performing pavement crack routing and sealing work on Springfield Avenue, between Prospect Avenue and Mattis Avenue, and on University Avenue, starting at Wright Street and extending to Race Street in Urbana. The routing and […]

Windsor Road/I57 Bridge Approaches Complete Street Project Open House

On Thursday, September 5, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., a Public Open House will be held at Champaign Fire Station No. 6, 3911 West Windsor Road, for the Windsor Road/Interstate 57 Bridge Approaches Complete Street Project. Visitors to the Open House will be able to view final design exhibits of the proposed improvements […]

Market Street

Cross Construction continues working on the infrastructure improvements to Market Street from Kenyon Drive to Olympian Drive. Cross Construction is currently working on the new PCC base course under Market St.; when completed, the deteriorating section of pavement will be replaced with new bituminous surface, as well as the sidewalk. At Olympian Drive, new street […]

Fourth Street

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, at approximately 10 a.m., the South Fourth Street Extension from Saint Mary’s Road to Windsor Road will be opened to traffic. In addition, the new traffic signal at the intersection of Windsor Road and the South Fourth Street extension will be operational. The South Fourth Street Extension Project includes the […]

Campus Move in Move Out

In an effort to keep campus clean during move-in and move-out periods, Aria Perbohner, Recycling Intern, contributed to the third success of the annual Campus Move In Move Out, Tuesday August 6th, and Saturday August 10th. The goal for this year’s event was to encourage local rental agencies to provide disposable alternatives of reusable items, […]

July Service Requests

After a very busy June, the Public Works Department saw a decrease in service requests submitted during the month of July. Citizens and City staff submitted 423 total requests during July 2013. This count decreased by 517 (-122%) compared to the 940 requests that were received in June. The chart below tracks the number of […]

IDOT Lane Closures at Springfield/Wright

In order to repair a large section of damaged pavement in the southbound driving lane of Wright Street just north of Springfield Avenue, Illinois Department of Transportation will be closing the southbound driving and southbound turning lane at this location. In order to accommodate traffic, a northbound and a southbound lane of traffic will be […]

Green Street Road Closure

In order to install a new sanitary sewer connection at 112 E. Green Street, Broeren Russo and Mayfield Construction will be closing all lanes of Green Street between First Street and Second Street from Monday, August 12, 2013, to Thursday, August 15, 2013. This repair requires an excavation into the middle of the street in […]

Market Street

Cross Construction continues to make excellent progress on completing the infrastructure improvements to Market Street from Kenyon Drive to Olympian Drive. Cross Construction is currently working on re-grading the existing ditches along Market Street. Champaign Signal is working on the installation of new streetlights. The work is on schedule for a fall completion date.