Road Work

Road Work

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.

Poland Road project to begin Wednesday in Danville

DANVILLE — Re-surfacing on part of Poland Road will begin this week, causing temporary lane closings, according to Danville city officials.

Grant to help pay for major local street overhaul

CHAMPAIGN — Expect a lot of street construction in Campustown and the central core of Champaign-Urbana for the next five or six years.

Mattis, Prospect repairs start Monday

CHAMPAIGN — Two major roads through town will get much-anticipated makeovers beginning Monday.

The Illinois Department of Transportation on Monday will begin resurfacing pothole-pocked Mattis Avenue from Bradley Avenue to Bloomington Road and Prospect Avenue between Springfield Avenue and Bloomington Road. It's expected that the repairs will be complete by Oct. 1.