Items tagged: Public Works

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a gas leak, Ameren Illinois will be closing one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Springfield Avenue. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.   Contact: Harman Jordan | […]

Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 18, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project.The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings.There will be intermittent lane […]

Public Works March Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 426 total requests during March 2015. This was a 32% increase from February’s 289 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff.   Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 48 (11%) of the issues.   The Sewer Section responded to 62 (15%) […]

Valley Brook Drive Lane Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing the east bound lane of Valley Brook Drive between Duncan Road and Branch Road. The closure will begin on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, and will reopen on Monday, April 6, 2015, weather permitting. Driveways in the work zone may be inaccessible for a period of […]

City of Champaign Prepares for Snowfall

CITY OF CHAMPAIGN PREPARES FOR SNOWFALL Champaign — The City of Champaign Public Works Department is mobilizing resources in preparation for the snowfall forecasted to begin Friday evening, February 20, 2015. According to Public Works Operations Manager Ernesto Salinas, “We are following the plans outlined in the City’s Snow and Ice Control Plan. Public Works […]