Items tagged: improvements

Washington Street Drainage Improvements

The City of Champaign would like to announce that on Monday, September 22, 2014, West Washington Street between Russell Street and Garfield Avenue and the intersection of Washington Street and Russell Street will be closed to traffic. This closure is necessary to reconstruct the City’s infrastructure and improve drainage at the intersection of Washington Street…
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Improvements at the Hill Street Parking Deck

Over the past several weeks, City staff has worked with Heartland Parking, the Hill Street Parking Deck’s management company to improve the appearance of the facility. The steel handrails in the stairwells were treated for rust spots and painted black by Cronkhite Painting. This paint has not only improved the look of the stairwells, but…
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North Neil Sidewalk and School Crossing Improvements

Starting Thursday, July 31, 2014, weather permitting, Duce Construction is anticipating the start of construction activities related to new sidewalk and pedestrian crossing improvements as part of a Federally funded Safe Routes to School Project. The project includes improvements to the school crossing of Neil Street at Eureka, consisting of a new crossing sidewalk ramps on…
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DCEO Incentives for HVAC Improvements

The City of Champaign has received $23,289.50 in incentives from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) Public Sector Energy Efficiency Program. The City qualified for these incentives by installing energy efficient HVAC equipment in Fire Station 5 (1810 N. Mattis Avenue) and the Police Department. Each piece of equipment was required to…
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REVISED: Healey/Fifth Streets Road Closure

On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb & gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk, work at the intersection will be completed by Friday, July 11, 2014. The anticipated completion date for the entire Healey Street…
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Healey Street and Fifth Street Road Closure

On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb and gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk. Weather permiting, work will be completed by Friday, October 17, 2014. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control…
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Intermodal Parking Lot Improvements Project

A&R has completed all patching, routing, and sealing in the Intermodal Parking Lot. The installation of new pavement markings is the only major work item yet to be completed. Weather permitting, new parking markings will be applied this week, and the lot will be fully accessible to customers by the end of this week.  

Washington Street Drainage Improvements

Rain has slowed the earth excavation phase of the project. Stark Excavating has completed approximately 50% of the basin construction. With good weather, Stark will quickly get back to work and complete the project on time. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.

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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