Items tagged: Public Works

Public Open House for MCORE TIGER Project

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the City of Champaign, the City of Urbana, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project within the University District. The total cost for the project…
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Public Works Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 373 total requests during July 2015.  This was a 19% decrease from June’s 459 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 44 (11.8%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded to 37 (10%) sewer-related calls…
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2015 Annual Neighborhood Cleanups

On July 18 and 25, the Neighborhood Services Department partnered with the Public Works Department to implement the 2015 Annual Neighborhood Cleanups. The Neighborhood Cleanups are held in order to provide residents in low-income neighborhoods throughout the city the opportunity to dispose of unwanted bulk household furniture and non-putrescible waste items free of charge. This…
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Healey Street and Edwin Street Intersection Closure

In order to perform ramp replacements and pavement repairs, the Public Works Department will be closing the intersection of Healey Street and Edwin Street.  The closure will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22.  The work is expected to last approximately two weeks, weather permitting.  No through traffic will be permitted, so please plan…
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Public Works Establishes Emergency Response Control Room

In an effort to provide instant access to critical information needed for planning the City’s response to snow and ice and other weather emergencies, Public Works recently completed the finishing touches on their new Control Room. The room is equipped with multiple screens providing live weather information, Automated Vehicle Locator (AVL) status, local news feeds,…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will be closing a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will occur on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work.

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to accommodate a sign installation at 201 W Springfield Avenue, American Dowell Sign Company will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Healey Street and Springfield Avenue.  The lane closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on: Friday, May 22 Tuesday, May 26 Wednesday, May 27 Northbound traffic will…
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Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged storm sewer and relocate fiber optic cable, Custom Underground will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, and will reopen by Friday, May 22, 2015, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced…
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2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Holiday Drive

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Holiday Drive from William Street to Frank Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue working; weather permitting, Monday, May 18, 2015.   Beginning Monday, May 18, Holiday Drive will temporarily be a one lane, one…
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