Beginning Wednesday, November 29, S. Martin Luther King Drive between Pine and Cedar Streets will close temporarily for City Water, Light and Power crews to install new water service lines to two new homes in the 1500 block. This closure will restrict all thru traffic during the work and until road surface repairs are complete. The work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled for the next dry weather day in the event of rain Motorists should plan to take alternative routes to avoid delays
On Wednesday, November 29, one west-bound lane of traffic on Old Jacksonville Road will be closed between Wakefield Drive to S. Koke Mill Rd. for pole replacement work. This closure is expected to be in place until that evening. Motorists should plan an alternative route and use caution when driving near the work area.
City Water, Light and Power customers who need help paying their bill could qualify for assistance from the utility’s Project RELIEF program. The first step in applying for assistance from Project RELIEF is to have gone through Sangamon County’s LIHEAP application process. Then to qualify for CWLP Project RELIEF, call the appointment line at 217-789-2414 on or after Friday, December 1st. Customers meeting the minimum eligibility requirements will be scheduled for a meeting with Fifth Street Renaissance, the
Beginning Monday, November 13th and continuing through Friday, November 17th, traffic on Lindsay Bridge will be reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic lights to accommodate fiber optic cable repairs. Motorists should plan to take alternative routes to avoid delays and should slow down and be aware of construction and repair crews and equipment in and near the roadway.