Category: Public Works Department News

Neil Street Lane Closures North of Springfield

Neil Street Lane Closures North of Springfield (Emergency Water Main Repair) In order to complete an emergency water main repair, Illinois American Water has closed two southbound lanes of Neil Street, just north of Springfield Avenue. The closure began on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 and will reopen on Friday, May 24, 2019. During the closure, […]


Sixth Street Closure (between Green Street and John Street)

In order to complete deck pours and deliver stone at 708 S Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. These closures will occur intermittently during the months of May and June as construction progresses. The City will provide notification for each scheduled closure. […]


Bradley Avenue Road Closure (Market Street to Canadian National Railroad Tracks)

As part of the Boneyard Creek North Branch Improvements, Feutz Contractors will be replacing the Boneyard Creek culvert under Bradley Avenue east of Market Street. Bradley Avenue will be closed between Market Street and the Canadian National Railroad tracks for this work. Access will be maintained to the Family Dollar and JJ Fish and Chicken […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (at Round Barn Road)

In order to construct a storm sewer repair, one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue on the east side of the intersection with Round Barn Road will be closed. Traffic will be merged into a single northbound lane through a short construction work zone. This lane closure should not adversely affect intersection travel or southbound Mattis […]


Kirby Avenue Storm Sewer Repair (Crescent Drive to Kenwood Road)

Duce Construction will be constructing a storm sewer inlet and manhole repair on Kirby Avenue between Crescent Drive and Kenwood Road.  Westbound Kirby Avenue traffic will be merged into a single lane through a short construction work zone.  Eastbound Kirby Avenue traffic and traffic at the intersections will not be affected by this work. Work […]


Bradley Avenue Construction Project Lane Closures (Between Prospect Avenue and McKinley Avenue)

Weather permitting, Otto Baum will begin work on a Bradley Avenue construction project on Monday, May 13. The project includes curb and gutter, sidewalk, and lighting upgrades and is expected to last through the end of August. Multiple lane closures are expected throughout the project.


Springfield Avenue Storm Sewer Repair (Between Fair Street and Mattis Avenue)

Duce Construction will be constructing a storm sewer inlet repair on Springfield Avenue between Fair Street and Mattis Avenue. Westbound Springfield Avenue traffic will be merged into a single lane thru a short construction work zone. Eastbound Springfield Avenue traffic and traffic at the intersections will not be affected by this work. Work is planned […]


MCORE Project 4 Construction Update (Closures of Armory Ave. and Wright St.)

On Monday, May 13, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will close two blocks near the corner of Armory Avenue and Wright Street: • Wright Street from Armory Avenue to Chalmers Street • Armory Avenue from Sixth Street to Wright Street The closure is for reconstruction of these two blocks. The streets will be closed […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Phase 3 – Construction Shifting

WEST WASHINGTON STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS – PHASE III (STREET CLOSURE ON EDWIN STREET & DAILY LANE CLOSURES ON CHURCH) A street closure is planned as part of Phase 3 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project. Edwin Street from Church Street to mid-block (#406) Edwin will be closed in order to install storm sewers and […]