Boneyard Creek Improvements Project

Updated North Race Street Closure between Park Street and University Avenue

Date: 
August 30, 2013 - 5:00pm

The City’s Contractor, Feutz will be reconstructing North Race Street between Park Street and University Avenue as part of the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project.  North Race Street between University Avenue and Park Street will be closed to through traffic beginning on Wednesday June 26, 2013 starting at 7:00 A.M. and ending on Friday August 30, 2013 at 5:00 P.M., weather permitting.

Access will be maintained to properties on Race Street during the street reconstruction work but no through traffic permitted on Race Street between University Avenue and Park Street.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

University Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
March 20, 2013 - 7:00am to March 22, 2013 - 5:00pm

New traffic signals will be installed at the intersection of Race Street and University Avenue as part of the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project. The City’s Contractor, Champaign Signal and Lighting, will be closing the southern eastbound lane and northern westbound lane of University Avenue at its intersection with Race Street starting on Wednesday March 20, 2013 at 7:00 A.M. weather permitting for installation of temporary traffic signals. The lane closures on University Avenue are projected to take until Friday March 22, 2013 at 5:00 P.M. to complete.

Two way traffic on University Avenue will be maintained at all times. Only one lane will be affected at a time and these are only daytime closures.

 Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during the University Avenue lane closures. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Broadway Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
June 23, 2013 - 5:00pm

Sidewalk and parkway improvements will be constructed on Broadway Avenue as part of the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project. The City’s Contractor, Feutz, will be closing the outside south bound lane on Broadway Avenue starting on Wednesday March 20, 2013 weather permitting to work on sidewalk and parkway improvements along the west side of Broadway Avenue.

After the improvements on the west side are completed the north bound outside lane will be closed to complete improvements on the east side. The lane closures on Broadway Avenue are projected to take until June 23, 2013 to complete.

Two way traffic on Broadway Avenue will be maintained at all times. Access will be maintained to all businesses on Broadway Avenue during the improvements. On-street parking will remain available on the opposite side of the street from the lane closure.

Broadway Avenue will continue to be the detour route for Race Street. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during the Broadway Avenue lane closures.

Griggs Street Lane Closure West of Race Street

Date: 
February 18, 2013 - 8:00am to February 22, 2013 - 4:00pm

O’Neil Brothers will be doing sewer work as a part of the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project.  In order to perform bypass pumping while the sewer work is occurring, a portion of the west bound lane of Griggs Street between Race Street and Central Avenue will be closed.  The closure will occur in the vicinity of the bridge over the Boneyard Creek.  This work is scheduled to begin on Monday February 18, 2013 at 8 A.M. and extend through Friday February 22, 2013 at 4:00 P.M., weather permitting.

The east bound lane of Griggs Street will remain open at all times during the lane closure.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Updated Request for Bids on Boneyard Creek Improvements Project

Date: 
July 9, 2012 - 2:00pm

Sealed BIDS will be received until 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on Monday, July 9 2012 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:30 P.M. prevailing time on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water Street Urbana, IL 61801 for the furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary for the Boneyard Creek Improvement Project.


The project includes construction of channel improvements, bridge and retaining walls, demolition, removal of sheet piling, concrete and asphalt paving, concrete sidewalks, utility adjustments, lighting, earthwork and grading, landscaping, irrigation and miscellaneous amenities. The construction site is generally adjacent to the Boneyard Creek between Griggs Street and Broadway Avenue in the City of Urbana and includes the rehabilitation of Race Street and Broadway Avenue.

Request for Qualifications: Boneyard Creek Beautification Project

Date: 
June 21, 2011 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana and the Urbana Public Arts Commission are pleased to release a Request for Qualifications to identify an artist or artist team to assist with the design and development of public art as part of the Boneyard Creek Beautification Project, a City project that will create a pedestrian-friendly urban park in Downtown Urbana. The chosen artist/artist team will work with a team of City staff, engineers, and landscape architects to develop public art elements that incorporate the following overall themes:  the natural environment, local materials and representations of the diverse community in Urbana.


Interested artists should review the guidelines and submittal requirements found here prior to submitting an application. General information on the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project can be found at the following link.


All submission materials must be received by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.