Road Work

Road Work

Country Club Road to be closed next week

URBANA — Weather permitting, Country Club Road from Coler to Cunningham avenues will be closed to through traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Saturday for sanitary sewer construction associated with the Crystal Lake Park Aquatic Center.

Rantoul road to reopen

RANTOUL — South Murray Road, on the west side of the village, is expected to be open in the next couple of days.

Greg Hazel, Rantoul public works superintendent, said the turn lane on the north end of the project was completed last week.

County board OKs first step for Dewey-Fisher Road work; Kurtz to seek chair

URBANA — The first step on an approximately $6 million reconstruction of the Dewey-Fisher Road in northwestern Champaign County was approved Thursday by the Champaign County Board.

Also Thursday, the first of what could be multiple candidates for county board chairman announced his interest in the job.

Section of Philo Road to be fully open

URBANA — A section of Philo Road south of Windsor Road will be fully open to the public this week after workers spent more than two months upgrading it to better handle urban traffic.

According to a city news release, workers will finish striping and posting signs and Philo Road will be open to traffic, weather permitting, starting Wednesday at 7 a.m.

Part of Fairchild Street closed for water main repairs

By The News-Gazette
DANVILLE - Aqua Illinois Water Company has announced that as a result of a water main leak just east of Danville High School, a portion of East Fairchild Street has been closed as of noon today.

Rail crossing on Springfield Avenue to close for several days

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that starting Monday the Canadian National Railway will begin work to replace the railroad crossing on Springfield Avenue west of Duncan Road.

The crossing will be closed to all traffic while the work is done. It's expected to take seven to 10 days to complete.

North Ridge traffic patterns change Thursday

DANVILLE — Starting Thursday (Oct. 18), North Ridge Middle School officials are implementing temporarily new traffic patterns and student drop-off and pickup procedures while workers do a driveway paving project.

The traffic patterns and procedures will be in effect through Oct. 25.

Gas line cut on UI campus

CHAMPAIGN - About 7:36 a.m., Champaign fire officials were alerted that a two-inch natural gas line had been cut at the intersection of Second Street and Gregory Drive on the University of Illinois campus.

Fire department spokeswoman Dena Schumacher said Ameren officials are there trying to fix it. Firefighters are standing by and police are in the area.

Danville crews to begin sewer work

DANVILLE — The public works department will begin nighttime sanitary sewer cleaning, starting 12:01 a.m. Monday.

Gibson City rail crossing to close Monday

GIBSON CITY — A railroad crossing in Gibson City will be closed for about a week starting Monday, Oct. 1, to allow the Norfolk Southern Railroad to rebuild it, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced.