road construction

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.


 

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.

Sunnycrest Drive Closure

Date: 
April 4, 2012 - 7:00am to April 9, 2012 - 5:00pm

The City is making a storm sewer repair on Sunnycrest Drive between Anderson Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. Sunnycrest Drive will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 7:00 A.M. on Wednesday April 4, 2012 to Monday April 9, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. weather permitting.All residents along Sunnycrest Drive from Anderson Street to Cottage Grove will be able to access their properties during the sewer repair

IDOT to Patch Illinois Route 130

Date: 
August 30, 2011 - 5:00pm

Paris, Illinois--The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announces that, weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 for pavement patching on Illinois Route 130 in Champaign County from Philo, Illinois to Windsor Road in Urbana, Illinois.


This project will include patching of the existing pavement on Illinois Route 130. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by flaggers. While work is ongoing, please observe all traffic control signs. The anticipated completion date is the end of August 2011, weather permitting. The contractor for this $170,000 project is Open Road Paving.


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


For more information, contact Josh Kauffman (217.558.0517) or Guy Tridgell (312.814.4693) at IDOT.

Interstate 74 to Close for Several Nights for Bridge Repair -- Updated

Date: 
July 13, 2010 - 10:00pm to July 16, 2010 - 6:00am

Paris, IL - The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that weather permitting, Interstate 74 will be closed between the University Avenue exit at mile marker 185 and the Royal/ Ogden exit at mile marker 197 for bridge beam removal on a series of nights.  During the closure, motorists will be directed to a marked route detour utilizing the University Avenue exit, US Route 150 and Market Street in Ogden.  There will be signs and message boards to guide motorists around the closure.