All Road Work Content

All Road Work Content

Wind farm developer repairing roads as required

PAXTON — The developer of the Pioneer Trail Wind Farm near Paxton is making good on its contract to repair the 35 miles of township and county roads used to build the 94-turbine wind farm last fall.

As required by a road-use agreement with Ford and Iroquois counties, E.On Climate & Renewables recently began repairing the roads at the company's expense.

Road to be closed south of Seymour

SEYMOUR — The Champaign County Highway Department will close County Road 200E south of Seymour this week while a culvert repair is done.

The road will be closed between county roads 1500N and 1400N starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

It is expected to reopen by 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Windsor deterioration a 'multimillion-dollar problem'

URBANA — A 24-year-old section of Windsor Road in Urbana is in such deteriorated shape that it needs to be torn up and rebuilt, according to Urbana's public works director.

The mile-plus, four-lane section of concrete pavement between Philo Road and Race Street suffers from alkali-silica reaction, or ASR, in which the concrete bond breaks down and flakes into fragments.

Store entrance changes likely on North Vermilion

DANVILLE — City officials are anticipating changes to the entrances of Lowe's and Tractor Supply on North Vermilion Street to accommodate the increase in traffic to the Meijer development.

Staley Road closure will last for several weeks

Champaign – It will be mid-June at the earliest before Staley Road between Springfield Avenue and Bradley Avenue reopens.

State outlines highway repair plans

SPRINGFIELD — The Quinn administration says it will repair 2,300 miles of road and 500 bridges over the next six years as it uses the last dollars from a massive public-works program.

Repairs to a water main to close parts of Urbana intersection

URBANA — Repairs to a water main will close parts of a downtown Urbana intersection next week. Weather permitting, Shaw Brothers Concrete and Illinois American Water Co. will begin work at 7 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Main and Vine streets.

Road work projects to start Monday

Different projects involving road and street resurfacing are slated to begin Monday.

A portion of Church Street in Urbana from just east of Lincoln Avenue to Busey Avenue will be closed for concrete pavement patching until May 11, depending on weather.

John Street project on schedule, on budget

CHAMPAIGN — An early spring has helped keep the John Street drainage improvement project on schedule.

Champaign resident engineer Lou Braghini was celebrating another "project milestone" with the reopening of John Street just west of Prospect Avenue to Willis Avenue Friday afternoonis Avenue.

State to upgrade signals at Bowman/I-74 interchange

DANVILLE — The state plans to replace the three-way stop at the intersection of South Bowman Avenue and the Interstate 74 eastbound entrance and exit ramps with a stop light.