Items tagged: Columbia Avenue

Norfolk Southern Railroad Crossing Work and Bradley Avenue Road Closure

In order to complete repairs to five railroad crossings generally located north of University Avenue between Fifth Street and McKinley Avenue, Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the following streets: • Fifth Street just south of Washington Street • Phillips Drive just north of Washington Street • Walnut Street about halfway between Columbia Avenue and North […]


2022 Annual Paving Project

Cross Construction Inc. will begin rehabilitation work on a portion of the City’s annual paving project.  Work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 23, 2022, and be completed by July 15, 2022.  The following streets will be included: • Clark Street from Prospect Avenue to State Street • Columbia Avenue from State Street to Neil […]


Illinois American Water Construction on Columbia Avenue

In order to install water services, mains and hydrants, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will be closing the following lanes: • Westbound Columbia Avenue will be closed from Neil Street to Randolph Street starting on Thursday, October 21, and reopening on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Eastbound traffic will remain open, and access will be […]


Columbia Avenue and Prairie Street Intersection Closure

In order to complete water main crossings, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will be closing the intersection of Columbia Avenue and Prairie Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, October 4, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, October 22, 2021.  Access to all properties will be maintained using the following alternate routes: – 400 […]


Illinois American Water Construction on Columbia Avenue

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will begin installing new water main and services on Columbia Avenue between Neil Street and Prairie Street.  Construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of October 2021.  During this time, the following lane closures are anticipated: • Columbia Avenue between State Street […]


2021 Annual Paving Project

Select Downtown streets have been chosen for paving and rehabilitation work this year for the 2021 Annual Paving Project. The construction will primarily consist of grinding off the old road surface and paving it with a layer of new asphalt. New ADA sidewalk ramps will be upgraded to meet disability requirements. New traffic signals, storm […]


New Street Road Closure (between Columbia Avenue and Vine Street)

In order to complete the construction of a sanitary sewer extension, SNC Construction will close New Street between Columbia Avenue and Vine Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, May 18, and will reopen on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Columbia Avenue at the intersection of New Street may be reduced to one lane.


Neil Street and Columbia Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will be closing the right lane of southbound Neil Street. Southbound Neil Street traffic will be merged into a single lane thru a short construction work zone. The right lane of eastbound Columbia Avenue will also be closed with traffic merged into a single lane at […]


Market Street Lane Closure

In order to install a storm sewer manhole, Mayfield Construction LLC will close the southbound lane of traffic on Market Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 15 at 7 a.m. and end on Monday, October 22, weather permitting.


Draper Avenue Street Closure (Phase 2 West Washington Drainage Improvements)

A street closure is planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  North Draper Avenue between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue will be closed in order to complete work on the project. The street closure listed above is scheduled to begin on Friday, September 14 and is planned for completion […]