Intersection, Lane and Road Closures

The following lane and road closures have been posted by or reported to the city’s Public Works Department.  Closures can result from work being done in the street, the street and lane closed for safety reasons as private contractor perform work or are provided by outside agencies, such as IDOT or the Macon County Highway Department, that may affect travel in and around Decatur.

Please reduce speed and follow all signs in the work areas.

Alley Closures

There are no current Alley Closures.

Intersection Closures

There are no current Intersection Closures

Lane Closure

1408 and 1412 North Monroe Street

Ameren Illinois Gas will be performing gas service retirements for 1408 and 1412 North Monroe Street at the gas main beginning Tuesday, August 3, 2021, weather permitting. This work will cause the closure of the South bound lanes for 1 day and then the right south bound lane for 2-3 days for pavement replacement at 1408 and 1412 North Monroe Street starting at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2021 and will continue to approximately 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 6, 2021. The detour route will be as follows: West down Harrison Ave, South down IL RT 48, to Oakland Ave and West Grand Ave. Motorists should slow down, use extreme caution and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone. For further details, please contact Dave McCauley at 217-891-8240.

Road Closures

Greenswitch Road

Burdick Plumbing will be performing a watermain and water service installation on Greenswitch Road beginning Monday, July 19, 2021, weather permitting. This work will cause the daily closure of Greenswitch Road between East Mound Road and East Boyd Road starting at 8:00 a.m., and will continue to approximately 5:00 p.m., with the road opening back up each evening. Work will begin Monday July 19, 2021 and is planned to be finished on Friday, August 6, 2021. Motorists should slow down, use extreme caution and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone. For further details, please contact Jared Burdick at 217-429-2385.

550 S. Lakeshore Drive

Christy-Foltz, Inc. will be removing and replacing the Lakeshore Pump Station at 550 S. Lakeshore Drive for the Sanitary District of Decatur. This work will cause the total closure of the road at 550 S. Lakeshore Drive starting immediately and will continue to approximately 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2022. Motorists should slow down, use extreme caution and are asked to avoid the area. For further details, please contact Brian Blade at 217-428-8601.

Center Street Bridge over Stevens Creek

Sangamo Construction Company will be performing a structure replacement on the Center Street Bridge over Stevens Creek beginning Monday, May 10, 2021, weather permitting. This work will cause the total closure of the Center Street Bridge over Stevens Creek, approximately 725 feet west of West Hunt Street, starting at 7:00 a.m., Monday May 10, 2021 and will continue to approximately 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2022. The Bike path that runs along Center Street Bridge will be redirected down Hunt Street. Motorists should slow down, use extreme caution and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone. For further details, please contact Matt Reyhan at 217-544-9871.