Items tagged: 2014

2014 Concrete Street Maintenance

Fourth Street As part of the City’s Annual Concrete Street Maintenance Project, Beniach Construction will continue working on Fourth Street from Bradley Avenue to East Vine Street. Fourth Street will remain open for two-way traffic. The work involves pavement patching, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Fourth Street is scheduled to be completed by July 31,…
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2014 Slurry Seal Project

This year’s slurry seal project has been completed. Microsurfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois sealed 11.5 lane miles of oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of the City.   Eight (8) manholes were adjusted up to match the current roadway surface elevation. Minor drainage improvements were made to North Champaign Street to correct…
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Interstate 57/74 Ramp Closures to begin May 20, 2014

Forwarded on behalf of Illinois Department of Transportation. The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that road work will begin on the Interstate 57/74 ramps on May 20, 2014 to improve the ride quality, improve the safety, and extend the service life of the ramps.  Radar speed signs will also be installed.  The ramps will be closed one…
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Public Works Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 316 total requests during April 2014.  April’s count was very similar to March’s at 313 service requests.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 31 (9.8%) of the service issues.  Over half (19) of the SeeClickFix…
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2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Phillips Drive

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Phillips Drive from Nelson Court to the Railroad Tracks will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Beniach Construction, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 12, 2014. Phillips Drive will be temporarily a one lane, one way street northbound from Washington…
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2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Fourth Street

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Fourth Street from Holts Drive to Bradley Avenue will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Beniach Construction, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 12, 2014. This work involves patching of the existing concrete pavement, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Please…
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Call for Nominations: 2014 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 12th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards.  Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 25, 2014 at I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals whose work has contributed significantly…
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Champaign Public Library Wins Prestigious National PR Award

The Champaign Public Library has won a 2014 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award for the Library Foundation’s “Show Some Library Love” fundraising campaign. The honor includes a $10,000 cash award from the H. W. Wilson Foundation. Additional sponsors of the award are EBSCO and the Library Leadership and Management Association, a division of…
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2014 Slurry Seal Project

This year’s slurry seal project is scheduled to begin May 5 (weather pending) and will be completed within 21 working days.  The contractor for this year’s project is Microsurfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois. The project concentrates work on the oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of the City.  This project will…
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