Category: Public Works Department News

Woodridge Road Lane Closure (Between Worthington Drive and Woodridge Place)

Duce Construction will be constructing a storm sewer inlet and pavement repair on the southbound lane of Woodridge Road from Worthington Drive to Woodridge Place. Traffic will remain open in both directions but will be reduced to a single shared lane through a short work zone. Work is planned to begin on Thursday, November 15, […]


Wright Street Storm Sewer Repair

Duce Construction will be constructing a storm sewer inlet repair on the east curb line of the intersection of Wright Street and Healey Street. Traffic will generally not be affected by this construction and all lanes are anticipated to remain open, however short delays may occur due to equipment and trucking movements. Work is planned […]


Fourth Street Lane Closure

In order to construct a new sanitary main under Fourth Street, Mid Illinois Concrete and Broeren Russo will be closing the northbound lane of Fourth Street between White Street and University Avenue.  The closure will begin on Monday, November 12 and will reopen on Friday, November 30. During the closure, northbound traffic will not be […]


Downtown Traffic Signal Activation

As part of the final pieces of the Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements Project, the traffic signals at the intersections of Neil Street, Clark Street, Walnut Street, and Logan Street will be activated mid-morning on Tuesday, November 6. The signals contain traffic lights for vehicles and pedestrian crossing. In addition to the traffic signals, new […]


708 S Sixth Street Project Commences at Green and Sixth Streets

708 S Sixth Street Project Commences at Green and Sixth Streets On Monday, November 5, 2018 CORE Spaces and general contractor Findorff will begin implementation of traffic control measures in preparation for demolition of existing buildings at 601, 603, 605 E Green and 704, 706, 708, 710 S Sixth Street and construction of a 17-story […]


Washington Street Lane Closure (Between Second St. and Third St.)

In order to complete pavement patching in the 200 East block of Washington Street, Illinois American Water Company and Shaw Brothers will close the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Second Street and Third Street. The closure will begin on Monday, November 5, and will reopen on Friday, November 9. During the closure, the westbound […]


Green Street Storm Sewer Construction (Western Ave. to Victor St.)

Duce Construction will be constructing new storm sewers on the City parkways of Western Avenue and Green Street. This work will occur on Green Street between the intersections of Western Avenue and Victor Street. Construction of the new storm sewers will utilize trenchless directional boring techniques but will require some small excavations. Traffic will not […]


MCORE Project 2018 Wrap-Up (White Street Reopened to Traffic)

The majority of work on MCORE Project 2 & 3 wrapped up Monday, with the reopening of White Street to through traffic between Second Street and Wright Street. The newly improved corridor of White Street contains wider driving lanes, bike lanes, new landscaping, improved sidewalks, and additional lighting. The intersection of Fourth Street and White […]


Country Fair Drive Lane Closure (Bradley Avenue to Camp Drive)

In order to repair a pavement failure, A & A Concrete will close the northbound lane of Country Fair Drive between Bradley Avenue and Camp Drive. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, October 29, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 30, at 7 a.m., weather permitting.