Category: Public Works Department News

Olympian Drive Lane Closure (Between Prospect Avenue and Market Street)

In order to repair pavement failures, A&R Services will be reducing Olympian Drive to one lane between Prospect Avenue and Market Street. Repair work will begin on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, and is expected to last one day. The contractor will attempt to complete construction activities as soon as possible to minimize any inconvenience to […]


Windsor Road Lane Closures (Between First Street and Neil Street)

In order to repair pavement failures, A & A Concrete will be reducing Windsor Road to one lane in each direction between First Street and Neil Street. Repair work will begin on Monday, November 18, and is expected to be completed by November 22, 2019, weather permitting. The contractor will attempt to complete construction activities […]


Park Avenue and James Street Intersection Closure

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, the intersection of Park Avenue and James Street will be closed to vehicular traffic.  Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of the intersection. The closure will begin on Monday, November 11, 2019, and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic […]


Bradley Avenue Road Closure (From Market Street to Fourth Street)

In order to complete repairs to the railroad crossing across Bradley Avenue, Canadian National Railroad will close Bradley Avenue, about halfway between Market Street and Fourth Street. The closure will begin early morning Tuesday, November 12 and is anticipated to be reopened to traffic by Friday morning, November 15, 2019. Through traffic is advised to […]


Fair Street Lane Closure at Green Street

In order to construct new storm sewer improvements, Duce Construction will close one lane of Fair Street on the north side of the intersection with Green Street. This lane closure will alternate sides of Fair Street from the east to west lanes to allow for the crossing of the street in halves for new storm […]


“Rolling” Road Closures on Church Street and University Avenue (Due to yard waste collections)

Public Works will implement “rolling” road closures on Church Street and University Avenue during Zone O-4 and O-5 yard waste pickup dates, starting Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25. This will allow crews to pick up both sides of the road in areas where vehicles are typically parked along the sides of the street. […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (First St. to Fourth St.)

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (First St. to Fourth St.) To facilitate preparation for University of Illinois gameday activities, the northernmost lane of Kirby Avenue will be closed beginning at 12:00 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2019. This is ahead of the usual road closure in this same area that will occur on Saturday, October 19. The […]


State Street Lane Closure

In order to install a new water main, Illinois American Water and Duce Construction will close one southbound lane of State Street between William Street and Charles Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, October 21, 2019, and will reopen on Friday, November 1, 2019.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (At Broadmoor Drive)

Duce Construction will be constructing storm sewer inlet repairs, pavement, and sidewalk ramp improvements at the east side of the intersection of Mattis Avenue and Broadmoor Drive. Northbound Mattis Avenue traffic will be merged into a single lane thru a short construction work zone at the intersection. Eastbound and westbound traffic at the Broadmoor Drive […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closures (From Redwood Drive to Williamsburg Drive)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing single lanes of westbound traffic on Bradley Avenue between Redwood Drive and Williamsburg Drive. These single-lane closures will be of short length both in time and duration. This will only affect one travel lane at any given time. This work […]