Category: Public Works Department News

Fourth Street Lane Closure

Fourth Street Lane Closure In order to repair undermined pavement at the corner of Fourth Street and Chalmers Street, Ameren Illinois and Shaw Brothers Concrete have closed the northbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Avenue and Chalmers Street. The lane closure began on Monday, May 21 and will reopen on Friday, May 25. Northbound […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a water main near 22 Greencroft Drive, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between La Sell Drive and Hamilton Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 21 and will reopen on Friday, May 25.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the […]


Locust Street Lane Closure

In order to replace a water main, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction closed the southbound lane of Locust Street between Green Street and John Street.  The lane closure began on May 15 and will reopen on June 8.  The northbound lane of Locust Street will remain open during construction, but the block will be […]


Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements

Street closures are planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Columbia Avenue and Miller Avenue will be closed in order to install storm sewers and other utilities, more specifically: •    Columbia Avenue will be closed from Carson Avenue to Draper Avenue •    Miller Avenue will be closed from […]


2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Mattis Avenue

As part of the City’s 2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Mattis Avenue, from Kirby Avenue to Windsor Road, will be patched. The City’s contractor for the project, Kinney Contractors, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 21, 2018. The two northbound lanes of Mattis Avenue will be closed and worked on first.  […]


Washington Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a broken water main, Illinois American Water will close the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Hickory Street and Walnut Street.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, May 16 and will reopen on Monday, May 21.  During the closure, eastbound and westbound traffic will shift around the construction.  One lane […]


Neil Street Lane Closures

In order to repair a broken water valve near 520 N Neil Street, Illinois American Water will close two lanes of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closures will begin on Wednesday, May 16 and will reopen on Monday, May 21.  Northbound and southbound traffic will each be reduced to one […]