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 — 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.
MAHOMET — Village officials got a first look at plans for this summer's street maintenance projects.
PHILO — Village officials are planning to make about $400,000 in improvements to Washington Street.
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.
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.
A highly traveled road in Savoy could look different by this time next year.
DANVILLE — Re-surfacing on part of Poland Road will begin this week, causing temporary lane closings, according to Danville city officials.