Category: Public Works Department News

Town Center Blvd

Cross Construction has completed the pavement improvements to Town Center Blvd. Work will continue on the sidewalk ramps at the Moreland Blvd intersection. Champaign Signal and Lighting, Inc. is working on the installation of the traffic signals at Moreland & Town Center and the streetlights along Town Center. This construction may be complete within the…
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North Fourth Street Extension

On Monday, June 18, Stark Excavating began work on the North Fourth Street Extension project. This project will improve the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Fourth Street, and will extend Fourth Street approximately 450 feet, past the northern edge of Burch Village. The project will increase safety in the area, improve access to Burch Village,…
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Staley Road Project Update

The Staley Road Project is on schedule to proceed to Stage 2 (Bradley Avenue to Bloomington Road / Route 150) on June 29. Stage 1 (Springfield Avenue / Route 10 to Bradley Avenue) will re-open to traffic while Stage 2 will be closed to traffic. Remaining Stage 1 items consist of earthwork, temporary striping, seeding,…
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Town Center Blvd

Cross Construction is working on improving the Moreland and Town Center Boulevards to include turn lanes, street lights and new traffic signal. The project will also remove some of the sight visibility problems along Town Center Blvd. and complete pavement repairs. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date.  

Kirby Avenue / I-57 Overpass Update

IDOT’s contractor, O’Neil Brothers, is approximately 35% complete with the bridge rehabilitation work. O’Neil Brothers has been removing concrete from the south parapet wall and has started removing full depth concrete in preparation of deck patching. O’Neil is on schedule to meet the contract completion date of August 3, 2012. The contract price for this…
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2012 Concrete Street Maintenance

Plymouth Drive Duce Construction will continue working on Plymouth Drive from Harrington Drive to Devonshire Drive. Plymouth Drive will remain open to local and emergency traffic only. The work involves pavement patching, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Harris Avenue Duce Construction will continue working on Harris Avenue from Bradley Avenue to Maple Street. Harris will…
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Municipal Electric Aggregation Program Update

The next phase of the City’s Municipal Electric Aggregation program began last week with the mailing of approximately 25,000 letters to the residents and small commercial businesses that qualify for automatic enrollment into the City’s program. City staff utilized a variety of communication methods to inform the public the letters were being mailed. These methods…
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Fourth Street

Stark Excavating has begun working on the Fourth Street extension between St. Mary’s Road and Windsor Road. The project consists of constructing a new pavement with streetlights, PCC sidewalks, widening of Windsor to accommodate turn lanes, and a traffic signal on Windsor. Stark has started removing the top soil from the project limits and has…
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