Category: Public Works Department News

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Between University Avenue and Springfield Avenue)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing single lanes of both northbound and southbound traffic on Prospect Avenue between University Avenue and Springfield Avenue. These single-lane closures will be of a short length of time and duration. This will only affect one travel lane in one direction […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between Chestnut Street and First Street)

In order to facilitate masonry work at 66 Chester Street, Vision Contracting will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Chestnut Street and First Street.  The closure will begin on Thursday, January 23, 2020, and will reopen on Friday, February 7, 2020. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.  


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Receives U.S. EPA Recognition

West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Receives U.S. EPA Recognition On November 18, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements as an honorable mention project under the “Performance and Innovation in Creating Environmental Success” program. Under this program, projects across the nation that showcase water quality improvements and public […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, A&A Concrete will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, January 13, 2020, and is expected to last four days; weather permitting. Please do not park on the street near the construction site or in areas […]


Public Works Shares December Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 190 total requests during December 2019.  This was a decrease from November’s 231 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 20 (9 percent) issues. The Sewer Section responded to 27 percent of service requests.  Second was […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (Mattis Avenue at Bradley Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will be closing the right turn lane of northbound Mattis Avenue onto Bradley Avenue. This turn movement will continue to be allowed from the outer northbound Mattis Avenue traffic lane. All other travel at this intersection will remain unaffected by this work. Work is scheduled to […]


Sixth Street Road Closure (between Green Street and John Street) RESCHEDULED

In order to facilitate temporary crane placement at 708 S. Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will close Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street.  The closure has been rescheduled to the following dates: Monday, December 30 through Tuesday, December 31, 2019 During the closure, Sixth Street will be closed to through […]


Sixth Street Road Closure – Rescheduled (Between Green Street and John Street)

In order to facilitate temporary crane placement at 708 S. Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will close Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street.  The closure has been rescheduled to the following dates:  Thursday, December 26 through Friday, December 27, 2019 During the closure, Sixth Street will be closed to through […]


2019 Fall Yard Waste Collection Totals

 The City provides curbside yard waste collection services to City residents.  This year, the fall collection started on October 14, 2019, and gave residents four opportunities to dispose of their materials. This year, crews attached bright green stickers to bags placed too close to an obstacle asking the resident to move the items for their […]


Daniel Street Road Closure (Between Sixth Street and Wright Street

In order to complete demolition near Daniel Street and Sixth Street, J H Findorff will close Daniel Street between Sixth Street and Wright Street. The closure will occur on Saturday, December 21, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in this block during the closure.