Items tagged: mcore

Staff & Consultants Present “The MCORE Story” at APWA Conference

Assistant City Engineer Chris Sokolowski joined Jay Rank, Planner with the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, and consultants Clark Dietz and Hanson Professional Services to present “The MCORE Story” at the 2019 American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter Conference in Peoria on Thursday, May 2. The presentation included an overview of the MCORE projects as well […]


City Receives Two Project of the Year Awards

The City of Champaign was recognized by the American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter with two Awards for 2019 Project of the Year. The first was awarded for the Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project, which won in the environmental category for projects with a budget of $5M to $25M. The second project […]


MCORE Project 4 – Closure of the South Leg of Sixth and Armory

On Monday, March 18, 2019, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will close the southern portion of the intersection of Sixth Street at Armory Avenue to facilitate the installation of water main and storm sewer. Sixth Street is anticipated to be reopened by Saturday, March 23. Southbound Sixth Street traffic will need to turn left […]


MCORE Project Update – Project 2 (Green St. – Third St. to Fourth St.)

MCORE Project Update – Project 2 (Green St. – Third St. to Fourth St.) The City of Champaign and its contractor, Duce Construction, continue to make progress on Project 2 as previously stated in an August 13 press release, however there is one update: The reopening of Green Street between Third Street and Fourth Street […]


Green Street Reopening and Temporary Road Closure Announcement

On Friday, December 15, 2017 (by 3:30 p.m.), the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will reopen Green Street between Neil Street and Fourth Street. Some construction activities will occur over the winter and into 2018 as temperatures allow. This work includes: street lighting; streetscape items such as pavers in parkway, bike loops, and landscaping; and […]


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 […]


MCORE Project Update in Response to State Budget Status

Due to the State of Illinois budget impasse, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is shutting down all “state-let” projects, including the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE). Without a resolution, IDOT loses its ability to pay contractors beginning July 1, 2017. MCORE is a “state-let” project because the federal TIGER grant funding is directed to […]


MCORE Update – Work to close Green Street in front of Illini Union

*Road Closure – Green Street from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue *Reverse Traffic Direction – Mathews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street Green Street will be closed to through traffic from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, 2017 until further notice. The traffic direction on Mathews Avenue from Springfield […]


Watch Champaign Connection Episode #56 on CGTV and Social Media

There is a new episode of Champaign Connection now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 channel 5 and AT&T U-verse channel 99). This episode will air on CGTV until the end of May. It is also available on-demand on the City’s website and YouTube page. On episode 56: Get the latest […]


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 […]