Thanks to Adams Outdoor Advertising for helping us spread the word about the MCORE Project. This billboard located at 608 S. First St. is located right in the midst of Project 2.
During the MCORE Project 1 phase in Urbana, on Green Street between Wright Street and Busey Avenue, Illinois American Water will be doing work on water mains. Additional information about that work from American Illinois Water is detailed in the photos below
During the MCORE Project 2 phase in Champaign, on Green Street between Neil Street and Fourth Street, Illinois American Water will be doing work on the water main. Additional information about that work from American Illinois Water is detailed in the photos below.
On Monday, March 6, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) gets underway. The first phase of the project will close Green Street between First Street and the Canadian National Railroad tracks. Through traffic will not be allowed, but access to properties will be maintained via alternative routes. Businesses will remain open throughout construction.
A map depicting general timing of the project phases is available below and on the City of Champaign’s website. The City of Champaign, appreciates the cooperation and patience of property owners, residents, and visitors of the Campustown area during this important project. Additional updates will be provided as the project progresses. For additional information visit
Water main work is expected to begin March 13, 2017, weather permitting. Street reconstruction work is expected to begin May 22, 2017, weather permitting.
The City of Urbana maintains a Project Website accessible at this link