The State of Illinois awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1. The road will be open to traffic on August 15, 2014. Construction will be completed by October 15, 2014. Stark is installing storm sewers on the east of […]
Varsity Striping, Inc. has started the 2014 Pavement Marking Project. All streets will remain open to traffic throughout the pavement marking removal and installation processes, although lanes may periodically be closed as necessary during working hours. The final completion date for this project is November 1, 2014. Thermoplastic (thermo) is used on asphalt streets. Whereas […]
Starting July 8, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin milling and paving work on Anthony Drive from Mattis Avenue to Marketview Drive. This phase of the work will cause significant delays. Motorists are urged to take alternate routes if possible. There will be one lane open at all times; however, expect 5 to 10 minutes delays […]
As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Phillips Drive from Nelson Court to the railroad tracks will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project is Beniach Construction. Beginning Tuesday, June 17, Phillips Drive will temporarily become a one lane, one way street south-bound from Nelson Court to Washington Street. […]
A&R has completed all patching, routing, and sealing in the Intermodal Parking Lot. The installation of new pavement markings is the only major work item yet to be completed. Weather permitting, new parking markings will be applied this week, and the lot will be fully accessible to customers by the end of this week.
Stark Excavating is nearing project completion on the Fourth Street Improvement Project. Stark Excavating has completed the paving of Gerty Drive east of Fourth Street. They continue to work on the landscaping.
Stark Excavating was awarded the City project that would widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1 and will be complete on October 15, 2014. Windsor Road will be open for traffic on August 15, 2014. Stark has completed construction of the retaining walls on the west […]
Starting June 11, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt overlay project. Arterial/collector street work locations include Anthony Drive, Hagan Street, and Kenyon Road. Neighborhood street locations include Healey, Chicago, Ridgeway, and Highland in the Clark Park area. The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp […]
This year’s slurry seal project has been completed. Microsurfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois sealed 11.5 lane miles of oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of the City. Eight (8) manholes were adjusted up to match the current roadway surface elevation. Minor drainage improvements were made to North Champaign Street to correct […]
John Ruffin, Neighborhood Coordinator met with the Krannert Center for Performing Arts Community Engagement team, the SITI Company theater group, and community team members to discuss the proposed theater project development. The proposed project will be a collaborative project in conjunction with the theater group and community stakeholders. It was agreed that the group will […]