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Lane Closures on Illinois Route 130

Date: 
August 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that, weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 4, 2015 to resurface Illinois Route 130 from Philo, Illinois to Washington Street in Urbana, Illinois. 


This project will include patching and resurfacing of Illinois Route 130.  During this project, traffic on Illinois Route 130 will be reduced to one lane.  While work is ongoing, motorists are reminded to observe all traffic control signs.


The anticipated completion date is August 2015.  Cross Construction is the contractor for this $2.9 million project.


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


For more information, please contact Brian Williamsen at 309.671.4854 or Guy Tridgell at 312.793.4199 or follow Illinois District 5 on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.


 

Request For Proposals for Redevelopment of North Crane Alley

The City of Urbana, Illinois in partnership with property owner Robert Venable, invites proposals for the purchase and development of prime real estate located in Downtown Urbana. The Project Area is located in the heart of Downtown Urbana, north of Main Street and between Race Street and Broadway Avenue, the primary arterials of the core Downtown. This project represents an excellent opportunity for a new, mixed-use construction project on a 1.4 acre site.

Click here to view the full North Crane Alley RFP document

Submission Deadline:  Ongoing


Questions may be directed to:

Brandon Boys, City of Urbana
+1 217 328 8270
bsboys@urbanaillinois.us

 

Click Here to See All Current Calls for Development in Urbana

CLOSED Request For Proposals for Redevelopment of 200 South Vine Street

The City of Urbana, Illinois is requesting Proposals for Redevelopment of 200 South Vine Street in Downtown Urbana. This full city block, which sits at the corner of Green Street and Vine Street, represents an excellent opportunity for a new, mixed-use construction project on a 1.7 acre site.


Click Here to View the Full RFP Document

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Proposals Now Due May 29th, 5:00pm CST


The City of Urbana is represented by CBRE in this RFP process. A non-mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held in the Urbana City Council Chambers on March 18th at 2:00pm; a conference call number will also be made available.


High Cross Road Travel Lane Switches

Date: 
December 31, 2014 (All day)

Beginning Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. there will be a traffic switch on High Cross Road where the north and southbound travel lanes will switch to the newly paved lanes on the west half of the roadway. The east half of the existing pavement will be closed until further notice for road work and widening. Also, the east and westbound traffic on University Avenue at the High Cross Road intersection will switch travel lanes to allow for roadway work and widening on the north half of the pavement.


Construction is expected to be completed in December, 2014, weather permitting.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Interstate 74 and Interstate 57 Patching

Date: 
May 30, 2014 (All day)

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that patching will occur in Champaign and Vermilion Counties on Interstates 74 and 57 beginning April 21, 2014, continuing through May 31, 2014.

    The project includes patching of Interstate 57 from the Douglas County line to north of Interstate 74 and patching of Interstate 74 from University Avenue in Urbana to Martin Luther King Drive near Danville.   Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction at locations where work is ongoing. 

The anticipated completion date is May 2014, weather permitting.  The contractor for the $400,000 project is Kinney Contractors.

Motorists are advised to slow down, obey posted limits and drive carefully through this and all work zones.

For more information about this project, please contact Paris Ervin at 217.782.5025 or Jae Miller 312.814.4693 at the Illinois Department of Transporation.

IDOT Rout and Seal Project -- University Avenue

Date: 
September 9, 2013 - 7:00am to September 13, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Illinois Department of Transportation will be performing rout and seal work on University Avenue between Race Street and Wright Street beginning on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:00 AM.  Lanes on University Avenue will be temporarily closed while the work is being done.  The project is anticipated to be completed by Friday, September 13, 2013, weather permitting.

Your patience is appreciated while these improvements are made.

For further information, contact Jack Harper, IDOT Resident Engineer, at 217/836-8250.

I-74 Cable Guardrail Installation

Date: 
November 22, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Region 3/District 5, announced that cable guardrail will be installed on Interstate 74 (I-74) from US Route 45 to High Cross Road in Champaign County beginning on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  Weather permitting, the work will be completed by November 2013. 

This project includes earthwork, adjustments to the existing drainage system and the installation of a high tension cable guardrail system in the median of the interstate.  Traffic on I-74 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at locations where work is ongoing with the left lane being closed during daytime hours. 

While work is ongoing, please observe all traffic control signs.  Cell phone use is prohibited in construction zones.

Motorists are advised to slow down and drive carefully through this and all work zones.

Cross Construction is the contractor for the $2.1 million project.

For more information, contact Paris Ervin at 217.782.5025 or Jae Miller at 312.814.4693 at IDOT.

Traffic Delays on US Route 150

Date: 
September 27, 2011 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

On Tuesday, September 27, 2011 the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be escorting a wide load travelling west on US Route 150 from Interstate 74 exit 210 in Danville, Illinois to Interstate 74 exit 185 in Urbana, Illinois. 


Motorists may experience delays.  In particular, for those travelling in Urbana, delays may occur at the intersections of US 150 and Illinois Route 130 (High Cross Road), US 150 and Smith Road and US 150 and University Avenue/Guardian between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


For further information, contact Robert Bogue from IDOT at 217.466.7229

IDOT to Perform Bridge Work on Interstate 74

Date: 
August 29, 2011 - 9:00pm to September 12, 2011 - 6:00am

Paris, Illinois--The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announces that, weather permitting, night work is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 29, 2011 for sealing of bridge decks on Interstate 74 from University Avenue (Exit 185) in Urbana, Illinois to Interstate 57 (Exits 179 A-B) in Champaign County, Illinois. 


This project will include the application of a protective sealer on the concrete bridge decks.  One lane will be closed to traffic in each direction.  Work will be done between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday for approximately two weeks. 


Please observe all traffic control signs during this project.  Motorists are advised to slow down and drive carefully through this and all work zones. 


The contractor for this $543,000 project is Stark Excavating.


For more information, contact  the IDOT representative, Josh Kauffman at 217.558.0517 or Guy Tridgell at 312.814.4693.