Items tagged: First Street

MCORE Project Work to Resume

On July 6, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) informed the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) partner agencies that the recent State of Illinois budget approval provided appropriations for work to resume on “state-let” projects. MCORE is a “state-let” project because the federal TIGER grant funding is directed to IDOT, who then becomes the contracting […]

Washington Street Lane Closure

In order to complete asphalt repairs, the Public Works Department will be closing the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Market Street and First Street.  The closure will occur Thursday, July 6 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 12 p.m.  No eastbound traffic will be allowed; however, westbound traffic will remain open.

MCORE Project Progress Update & Stage Change Over

MCORE PROJECT PROGRESS UPDATE & STAGE CHANGE OVER The Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) continues progress along Green Street. Below are highlights of the project status. • This weekend the MCORE Contractor (DUCE Construction) will reopen Green Street between First Street and Locust Street, ahead of moving to the next stages. • On Monday, June […]

Annual Paving Project – First Street Closure

Starting Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The first phase of work will take place on First Street from St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue. Work on First Street will consist of curb replacement, milling off the existing asphalt surface, paving two layers of […]

Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Chester Street, from First Street to the railroad viaduct will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on Monday, May 8, weather permitting. Beginning on Monday, May 8, Chester Street will be reduced […]

MCORE Project Update: First Street One-Way Southbound at Green Street

MCORE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: FIRST STREET ONE-WAY SOUTHBOUND AT GREEN   CHAMPAIGN – On Monday, April 24, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will begin work on the west half of the intersection of First Street at Green Street. First Street traffic will be limited to one-way southbound between Healey Street and Daniel Street.  Businesses are open […]

Green Street Road Closure (between First Street and Railroad Tracks)

On Monday, March 6, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) gets underway. The first phase of the project will close Green Street between First Street and the Canadian National Railroad tracks. Through traffic will not be allowed, but access to properties will be maintained via alternative routes. Businesses will remain open throughout construction. A map […]