Items tagged: Illinois Department of Transportation

Construction starts on new Mattis Avenue IDOT bridges

The City of Champaign is sharing this important information on behalf of IDOT Construction starts on new Mattis Avenue bridges Lane closures scheduled as part of advance work for I-57/74 interchange CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a second major step toward rebuilding the Interstate 57/74 interchange is beginning with the […]


IDOT INFORMATION SHARING –

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the following construction projects: Nighttime Work Over I-57 to Resume June 3.  The work involves crews removing the Bradley Avenue bridge which will require a lane closure with traffic control devices.  Intermittent closures of the other lane will be done using a rolling road block in coordination with the […]


IDOT Information Sharing – Bradley Avenue Bridge Project

Work on Bradley Avenue begins March 20 Bridge replacement, bike/ped accommodations on tap The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on Bradley Avenue over Interstate 57 will begin Wednesday, March 20. The work involves removal and replacement of the bridge that carries Bradley Avenue over I-57, addition of bike lanes and sidewalks to the […]


Bradley Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Open House

Bradley Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Open House On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will host an Open House to discuss the reconstruction of the Bradley Avenue bridge (over I-57). IDOT staff will be present along with staff from the City of Champaign and Stark Construction (contractor). Staff will be available to answer […]


This Labor Day, and Every Day, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Champaign Police Department today announced its plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers. The high-visibility crackdown will run from Aug. 20 through the early morning hours of Sept. 4 to include the Labor Day holiday, an often-deadly time on Illinois roads. “We need our community to understand that […]


I-74 Centerline Improvement in Champaign County

This Press Release is being forwarded for your information on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation. I-74 Centerline Improvement in Champaign County PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces centerline improvement work is scheduled through the end of June on Interstate 74 west of the University Avenue exit to west of the Prospect […]


MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets

MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets The transformative $44 Million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project will start improving mobility in the core of our community when work begins this spring. Project partners (the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), in […]


Champaign County First Springfield Trip

Champaign County First Springfield Trip On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 representatives of the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Village of Mahomet, Village of St. Joseph, Champaign County, Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, and Champaign County Economic Development Corporation traveled together to Springfield to advocate for a number of priority projects to […]


Press Release – Temporary Road Closure I-74 (on behalf of IDOT)

The City of Champaign is sharing this emergency press release on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation. I-74 Resurfacing between Mahomet and Champaign – Temporary Road Closure TONIGHT (Monday, June 6) PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be an emergency closure of I-74 on Monday, June 6, 2016, beginning […]


Olympian Drive Project Construction to Begin July 21, 2014

The Olympian Drive Construction Project has been awarded by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to Feutz Construction Contractors, Inc. from Paris, Illinois. The project award amount is $7,092,062.46. This project is being funded by IDOT Illinois Jobs Now (state public works bonds), Federal Highway Administration’s Surface Transportation Program (federal highways trust fund) and Illinois […]