City of Champaign News

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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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.  

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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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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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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The City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department, as leader of the CommUnity Matters team, submitted a grant proposal in March 2012 to the American Heart Association to provide funding for Operation Hope activities promoting heart health activities. The original request was for $5,000 and the CommUnity Matters team received notification on June 14 that the…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 203 W. Park Ave. $4,943,000.00 06/20/12 Champaign Park District/Alteration to the Virginia Theatre

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