Eastbound Lanes of Curtis Road Closed (between Mattis Ave. and Freedom Blvd.) Due to pavement buckling, the eastbound lanes of Curtis Road are closed between Mattis Avenue and Freedom Boulevard.. Drivers in the area will need to use alternative routes. Pavement repairs are expected to begin on Wednesday, July 6, and the traffic lanes will […]
Storefront Improvement Program Used to Restore Art Marquee The Art Film Foundation is preparing to officially rededicate the renovated Art Theater Marquee on Monday, December 18th at 6:30 PM. This year long project involved a community fundraising drive to match the $10,000 available in the City’s Storefront Improvement Program. In total, $23,000 in repairs were […]
Water Main & Pavement Repairs Prospect Avenue at Union Street The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that water main and pavement repairs will begin on Prospect Avenue (U.S. Route 150) at Union Street beginning Monday, April 27, 2015, weather permitting. Northbound and southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. It is expected this project will […]
Starting Tuesday, October 21, 2014, weather permitting, Norfolk Southern Railroad Company (NSRR) will make repairs to their rail crossings on Wright Street, Fifth Street, and State Street. NSRR will complete the repairs while keeping the streets open to traffic. NSRR will use flaggers and allow one direction of traffic to move at a time as […]
Fourth Street As part of the City’s Annual Concrete Street Maintenance Project, Beniach Construction will continue working on Fourth Street from Bradley Avenue to East Vine Street. Fourth Street will remain open for two-way traffic. The work involves pavement patching, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Fourth Street is scheduled to be completed by July 31, […]
At the time of this update, Bradley Avenue is re-opened to traffic. Ameren has been able to control the release of gas in this area and will continue to make repairs. For questions regarding this media release contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal, Phone: (217) 403-7210
Repairs have been made to the multiple power poles and power lines that were knocked down onto the roadway on Rising Road during last night’s severe weather. Rising Road has been reopened at this time. The City would like to thank citizens for their patience and cooperation.