Road Work

Road Work

Work to reopen Windsor Road to begin next week

URBANA — The process of fully reopening Urbana's section of Windsor Road to traffic will start next week.

Assistant City Engineer Craig Shonkwiler said the city and the project contractor, Stark Excavating, will begin work Monday to open all four lanes of the road.

Tom's #Mailbag, Oct. 21, 2016

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Jim Dey: 'Pandora's Box' a better name for 'lockbox' amendment

The public-relations campaign behind the so-called "lockbox" amendment — the General Assembly's latest foray into rope-a-dope politics — is working beautifully.

Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 30, 2016

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Urbana wants Windsor Road open by winter

URBANA — After several months of uncertainty and delayed deadlines, the newest target for Windsor Road's reopening is before winter starts, according to city documents.

Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 23, 2016

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County board approves loan for nursing home boilers, funds for Urbana bridge

URBANA — County board members Thursday night approved a $282,802 loan to the county nursing home for the acquisition and installation of a new boiler system at the 10-year-old facility.

Under the terms of the resolution approved by the board, the nursing home has a year to repay the loan to the county's general fund.

Urbana bridge fix: $75,000

URBANA — Champaign County Board members will be asked Thursday to appropriate $75,000 for emergency repairs to a bridge in unincorporated north Urbana that carries about 3,400 vehicles daily.

Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 16, 2016

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Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 9, 2016

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