Items tagged: New Street

Temporary Streetlight Outage Along Vine Street (between Prospect Avenue and Neil Street)

Due to a circuit controller malfunction, the streetlights on Vine Street between Prospect Avenue and Neil Street are not currently functioning. This is also affecting streetlights on side streets along Vine Street, including portions of New Street, Lynn Street, Elm Street, and Maple Street. The controller is being repaired and the streetlights will be restored […]


Church Street Lane Closure (between Lynn Street and New Street)

In order to remove and replace curb/gutter and sidewalk, Mid Illinois Concrete will intermittently close one westbound lane of Church Street between Lynn Street and New Street.  The closure begins Thursday, April 9, and will continue through Friday, April 24, 2020.  Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. The City appreciates the […]


New Street Road Closure

In order to install water and sanitary services at McKinley Field, Stark Excavating will be closing a portion of New Street between John Street and William Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, and will reopen on Friday, August 9, 2019. New Street will be closed to through traffic on this block. […]


Parking Changes Near Central High School

To facilitate planned construction along the north side of Central High School, Park Avenue between New Street and Lynn Street has recently been vacated.  Passenger vehicles are now encouraged to use New Street, along the west side of the school, to pick up and drop off students, while buses (school buses and MTD buses) are […]


New Street Road Closure (Between University Avenue and Park Avenue)

In order to complete a water main replacement adjacent to Central High School at 610 W. University, Cross Construction and Illinois American Water will be closing the following: • New Street between University Avenue and Park Avenue • Intersection of New Street and Park Avenue (no through traffic) The closure will begin on Monday, November […]


University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a water main relocation project near Central High School, Cross Construction will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between New Street and Lynn Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, September 10 and will reopen on Thursday, September 20.  During the closure, eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.  […]


Green Street Lane Closures

In order to complete a sanitary sewer service repair at 608 W. Green Street, Mid Illinois Concrete will close the westbound lane and center lane of Green Street between Lynn Street and New Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, August 27 and will reopen by noon on Friday, August 31.  During the closure, westbound traffic will […]


Concrete Street Improvements Project – Green Street (Prospect to New)- Construction Update

2018 CONCRETE STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT – GREEN STREET As part of the City’s 2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Green Street from Prospect Avenue to New Street will be reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project, Kinney Contractors, will continue work Monday, July 30, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, July 30 at 7:00 a.m. […]


Clark Street Road Closure

In order to construct storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close Clark Street between New Street and Lynn Street.   This closure will be located midblock.  Local residents with driveways west of 613 W Clark Street should access their driveways from New Street. Residents with driveways east of 613 W Clark should access their driveways from […]


Tree Planting to Close One Lane of University Ave.

Tree Planting to Close One Lane of University Ave. In order to facilitate tree planting at 610 W. University Avenue, the Public Works Department will close one lane of University Ave. between New St. and Lynn St. on Friday, April 27. The closure is planned to begin at 12:00 p.m. be reopened to traffic by […]