Road Work

Road Work

Street closures listing

Here is a list of street closures and road construction in East Central Illinois, provided by public works offices: (If your public works department wants to send one, submit it via email to breaking@news-gazette.com.)

 

Traffic headaches: Holiday complications

During road work season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY will look ahead and let you know what traffic headaches you may encounter in the next week. 

Street closures around parades and firework shows might complicate some holiday weekend travel, but do not lose hope for Fourth of July trips.

Traffic headaches: Philo Road work location shifts

When one lane closes, another one opens — or at least that's how the story seems to go on Philo Road. The north leg of Philo Road between Windsor Road and Amber Lane in Urbana will open Friday (today, June 26) after closing for construction in April.

Traffic headaches: Rain slows work, doesn't stop it

During road work season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY will look ahead and let you know what 

Traffic headaches: Church Street work ahead

During road work season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY will look ahead and let you know what traffic headaches you may encounter in the next week.

Work closes one lane of Vermilion Street in Danville

DANVILLE — City workers are putting in overtime Tuesday trying to repair an old sewer line on a major street. 
 
Public Works Director Doug Ahrens said crews are on North Vermilion Street trying to fix an old deteriorated sewer line that runs under the street in front of the Village Mall.
 
The right northbound lane is closed at the main

Lane closures ahead for most of June on Kirby, Bradley

Road construction question? Send it to Tom Kacich and he'll answer it today

Traveling east and west on the north and south sides of Champaign will take longer than usual starting Monday.

Repairs set for Route 54

SPRINGFIELD — Work on Illinois 54 between Farmer City and Bellflower is scheduled to begin May 26, weather permitting, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

This project includes 7 miles of cold milling, patching, resurfacing and pavement striping, as well as the replacement of drainage structures at the intersection of Illinois 54 and Township Road 556.

Detour ahead

If you're among the hundreds of drivers who travel U.S. Route 150 between Urbana and St. Joseph daily, enjoy your last weekend without detour signs. With road work shutting down that stretch set to start Monday, here are a few things travelers should know:

Vermilion residents fed up with state's patchwork job

SIDELL — Residents in southwestern Vermilion County have grown weary of the patching along the nearly 10-mile stretch of state highway between Sidell and Fairmount.

Sidell Mayor Don O'Kuley has compared the state's patching job to speed bumps. Fairmount Trustee Diana Cooper said the road is dangerous.