Category: Construction Press Releases

Construction Begins on Two I-74 Bridges over Market Street in Champaign

The City of Champaign is sharing this press release on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation Work begins on two I-74 bridges in Champaign over Market Street Project part of Gov. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois program set to begin Aug. 3  The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today a $32.6 million project to replace the […]


Healey Street Road Closure (between State Street and Prairie Street)

CHAMPAIGN – In order to complete a sanitary sewer service connection for Edison Middle School at 306 W. Green Street, Stark Excavating will close Healey Street between State Street and Prairie Street. The closure will begin on Monday, August 3, and will reopen on Friday, August 7, 2020. Through traffic will not be allowed in […]


MCORE Project 4 – Springfield Avenue at Wright Street Detours

On Monday, August 3, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will begin the installation of storm sewer across Springfield Avenue at Wright Street. Starting August 3, 2020, the west leg of the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Wright Street will be closed to allow for the storm sewer installation across Springfield Avenue. Westbound Springfield Avenue […]


Sixth Street and John Street Intersection Closure – Extended Until August 7

In order to complete a sanitary sewer main install, Duce Construction and JH Findorff have closed the intersection of Sixth Street and John Street. The closure began on July 6, and will reopen on Friday, August 7, 2020. The following closures and traffic adjustments will also occur in order to maintain local access: • John […]


Mattis Avenue Road Closure (between Kenny Avenue and Curtis Road)

In order to install a new tornado warning siren at 3000 South Mattis, the Public Works Department will close Mattis Avenue between Kenny Avenue and Curtis Road. The closure is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please use alternate routes whenever possible and pay close attention to traffic control […]


Springer Drive Lane Closure (between Mattis Avenue and Country Fair Drive)

As part of the City’s 2020 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the westbound lane of Springer Drive from Mattis Avenue to Country Fair Drive will be closed as pavement is reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project, Mid Illinois Concrete, will begin work, weather permitting, on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. This project will continue through October […]


Construction starts on new Mattis Avenue IDOT bridges

The City of Champaign is sharing this important information on behalf of IDOT Construction starts on new Mattis Avenue bridges Lane closures scheduled as part of advance work for I-57/74 interchange CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a second major step toward rebuilding the Interstate 57/74 interchange is beginning with the […]


Sixth Street and John Street Intersection Closure – Extended

In order to complete a sanitary sewer main install, Duce Construction and JH Findorff have closed the intersection of Sixth Street and John Street. The closure began on July 6, and will reopen on Friday, July 31, 2020. The following closures and traffic adjustments will also occur in order to maintain local access: • John […]


Chalmers Street Road Closure (Between Fourth Street and Fifth Street)

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing Chalmers Street between Fourth Street and Fifth Street. Repair work will begin on Monday, July 27, 2020. The closure is expected to last five days, weather permitting. Please do not park on the street near the construction site or in areas that are posted […]