Items tagged: Work

Electrical Work at State Farm Center

The State Farm Center will be conducting major electrical work over the weekend. To accomplish this, electricity will be turned off at the facility. This power outage will affect traffic signals on Kirby Avenue at First Street and Fourth Street. These two intersections will be converted to four-way stops starting at 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 22,…
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Annual Paving Project

Starting July 8, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin milling and paving work on Anthony Drive from Mattis Avenue to Marketview Drive. This phase of the work will cause significant delays. Motorists are urged to take alternate routes if possible. There will be one lane open at all times; however, expect 5 to 10 minutes delays…
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Interstate 57/74 Ramp Closures to resume July 14th

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that road work will resume on the Interstate 57/74 ramps on July 14, 2014. The work was pushed back a week due to equipment breakdowns. The ramps will once again be closed one ramp at a time for placement of the high friction surface course. To safely accommodate this work,…
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Annual Pavement Marking Contract Work

On Monday, June 23, 2014, Varsity Striping Company will begin work for the  Annual Pavement Marking Contract. This year’s contract will replace long lines (centerlines,  lane lines, shoulder lines) on various concrete streets throughout the City. All streets will remain open to traffic with temporary lane closures as needed. The final completion date for this project is…
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Virginia Theater Streetscape Work

In order to prepare a permanent home for the Champaign Park District’s Roger Ebert sculpture, work was recently done in the parkway outside the Virginia Theater.  A portion of a landscape bed was removed and replaced with sidewalk to make room for the sculpture and give plenty of space for photo opportunities.  In addition, a…
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Healey Street Construction Update

On Monday, May 19, A&R Mechanical Services, Inc. began work on the Healey Street Reconstruction Project.  A&R has been working at the intersection of Healey & Sixth for the past two weeks.  They are in the process of completing a significant amount of storm sewer work at this location.  They have also worked to accommodate…
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Annual Asphalt Overlay Project

Starting June 2, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt overlay 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…
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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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Bike to Work Day Set for 2014

C-U Bike to Work Day, one of several local events celebrating National Bike Month, has been set for May 15th, 2014. The City of Champaign was well represented at last year’s Bike to Work Day: 21 employees checked in at the downtown station, while 19 checked in at the Public Works station. The downtown station…
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