Notices & Alerts

Roof Restorations and Repairs Notice of Invitation to Bid#1617-02

Date: 
September 1, 2016 - 2:00pm

Bids will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Works, City of Urbana, Illinois for:

Roof Restorations and Repairs

Specifications may be obtained from the Office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.  Specifications can be downloaded from the attached file shown below.

Bids will be received through 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 1, 2016, at the Public Works Center, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, and at said time the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

University Avenue and Race Street Lane Closures

Date: 
August 15, 2016 - 5:00am to August 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for westbound traffic on University Avenue will be closed at its intersection with Race Street starting at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2016 for a curb closure at 202 West University Avenue. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the curb closure.

The southbound lane on Race Street will also be closed at its intersection with University Avenue starting at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 for construction activities at 202 West University Avenue. Race Street will remain open to traffic at all times during the construction activities.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this construction is in progress.

Windsor Road Closure

Date: 
August 17, 2016 - 9:00pm to August 19, 2016 - 6:00am

Windsor Road from Lincoln Avenue to Myra Ridge Drive will be fully closed during the following dates and times for material sampling and testing:

  • 9:00 PM, Wednesday, August 17 to 6:00 AM Thursday, August 18
  • 9:00 PM, Thursday, August 18 to 6:00 AM Friday, August 19

Vine Street from Windsor Road to Scovill Street, Lynn Street from Windsor Road to Willard Street and Boulder Drive at Windsor Road will also be fully closed during the same time period as Windsor Road. Local access to residences or businesses on Vine Street, Lynn Street and Boulder Drive will be available via adjacent side streets.

Race Street, Philo Road, and Myra Ridge Drive at Windsor Road will be fully open to north-south traffic. The traffic signals at Lincoln Avenue, Race Street, Philo Road, Boulder Drive and Myra Ridge Drive intersections with Windsor Road will be placed in red flash (all-way stop) mode during the nighttime closures.

Material sampling and testing on Windsor Road is being performed to collect additional data to further understand the cause of the uncontrolled cracks in the new concrete pavement.

Washington Street Closure at Intersection with Lynn Street

Date: 
August 15, 2016 - 9:00am to August 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Washington Street will be closed at its intersection with Lynn Street starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Access will be maintained to properties on Washington Street and Lynn Street but no through traffic will be permitted on Washington Street at its intersection with Lynn Street. A detour route for Washington Street is provided via Anderson Street to Oregon Street to Cottage Grove Avenue.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress.

Bearing Replacement Project on Lincoln Avenue in Urbana

Date: 
August 15, 2016 - 8:00am to September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm

PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work will begin on Monday, Aug. 15 on the bridge carrying Lincoln Avenue over Interstate 74 in Urbana.

The work will consist of replacing bridge bearing assemblies to enhance the life of the structure. During construction, a minimum of one lane of traffic will be maintained on Lincoln Avenue. No lane closures are scheduled for I-74.

The overall project has an estimated completion date of Monday, Sept. 30, weather permitting. The contractor for the $79,080 project is Stark Excavating, Inc.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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