Road Work

Road Work

First steps in resurfacing project OK'd in Gibson City

GIBSON CITY — The process has started to give a makeover to Lott Boulevard, from Eighth Street to at least 12th Street.

Urbana to replace brick street with concrete pavement

URBANA — A portion of Broadway Avenue near Crystal Lake Park will no longer be a brick street.

The Urbana City Council voted 7-0 on Monday to approve a plan to replace the brick pavement on Broadway Avenue between Stebbins Drive and Oakland Avenue with concrete pavement.

Mild winter putting less of a dent into salt supplies, road surfaces

Your SUV may be smiling on the inside this winter.

A mild winter so far — cross your fingers — has saved vehicles from some of the caustic effects of road salt. It has also meant road crews have been able to get to potholes before they pockmark an entire stretch of road.

Tolono explores ways to pay for bridge

TOLONO — Now that plans are under way to replace a bridge on County Road 800 N (Rocket Road), the next step is finding a way to pay for it.

Road to recovery

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CHAMPAIGN — A visitor's first glimpse of Campustown from the west is not exactly postcard material.

Road work planned for Mahomet

MAHOMET — Village officials got a first look at plans for this summer's street maintenance projects.

Philo plans street improvements

PHILO — Village officials are planning to make about $400,000 in improvements to Washington Street.

New Windsor lanes opening

URBANA — A pared-down, rebuilt Windsor Road will reopen this morning between Philo Road and Race Street in Urbana.

Only the two newly built lanes on the north side of Windsor will be used, said Craig Shonkwiler, Urbana's assistant city engineer. That will allow for one lane of traffic in each direction.

Stadium Drive closed for another day

A major water main break forced the closure of Stadium Drive just east of Neil Street for a second day Friday and raised concerns about silt flowing into the Boneyard Creek.

Woodfield Drive work under consideration in Savoy

A highly traveled road in Savoy could look different by this time next year.