Road Work

Road Work

Road work planned in Danville

DANVILLE — Next week, city crews will begin resurfacing several streets, including Poland Road outside the city.

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Healey goes both ways

After years of only accommodating westward traffic, a street that runs parallel to Green in Campustown is adding a new direction — at least for a few blocks.

Message sign installations to affect interstate traffic

CHAMPAIGN — Work will begin today on the three interstate highways that serve Champaign County.

The Illinois Department of Transportation plans on setting permanent message signs at five locations over a span of days this week as follows:

— 10 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Tuesday: Southbound Interstate 57 two miles north of the Market Street interchange.

Rantoul OKs 5-cent fuel tax

RANTOUL — Motorists fueling their vehicles in Rantoul will soon pay 5 cents more per gallon.

The village board, without comment, passed a local 5-cent motor fuel tax to fund street repairs. Collection of the MFT is expected to begin this fall, and the village will use the winter months to determine the average amount it raises before budgeting for street repairs next spring.

Traffic headaches: Duncan Road work starts Monday

During roadwork season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY looks ahead and lets you know what traffic headaches you may encounter in the next week. 

A new long-term construction project in Champaign is set to begin Monday.

Duncan Road will close from the I-74 overpass to Meridian Drive for work that is scheduled to end Oct. 2.

Traffic headaches: Detours for Kirby and downtown Champaign

During roadwork season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY looks ahead and lets you know what traffic headaches you may encounter in the next week. 

CHAMPAIGN — Things are about to get messy on Kirby Avenue in southwest Champaign.

Traffic headaches: Stay alert in work zones

During roadwork season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY looks ahead and lets you know what traffic headaches you may encounter in the next week. 

Co-op offers plan on Thomasboro truck traffic

THOMASBORO — Representatives from Premier Cooperative, the operator of the grain elevator in Thomasboro and other communities, attended the village board meeting to discuss options for decreasing truck traffic through the village.