Category Archives: Road Reports

Resurfacing to begin on Fell Avenue

Resurfacing to begin on Fell Avenue

Resurfacing work will begin Tuesday (weather permitting) and continue through Friday along Fell Avenue from both Cherry Street to Willow Street and Vernon Avenue to Irving Street.MORE

Grove St. to close for sewer repairs

Grove Street between McLean and Evans and Grove Street between Clayton and Clinton will be closed to through traffic for sewer repairs.MORE

Fell Ave. in Uptown Normal closing for 2 weeks

NORMAL – Weather permitting, Fell Avenue between North Street and Beaufort Street will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday, July 2, 2018. The road closure is required for the installation of underground utilities at the Waterson Dining Facility at ISU and is expected to last approximately two weeks.MORE

Blogs

Workers’ Memorial Day – Remember those whose job took their life

Looking around our community, when we say employer, most will respond to State Farm, Country, or Illinois State University.   We too often forget those who are building our roads, serving our food, or our public employees. COVID-19 has made us more aware of the risk.  Going to work every day for some people means…

Everyone counts and you could make the difference

By Mike Matejka How many federal dollars will there be for road repairs?  To feed hungry families?  How many Illinois representatives will there be in Congress?  Are Illinois communities going to get their fair share? There’s only one way to ensure our community gets treated properly – answer the census. The every ten year U.S. census,…

Reactions to the “A Community in Conflict” exhibit

By Mike Matejka Every community has its home-town pride; Bloomington-Normal is proud to claim Steak n’ Shake and MASH TV star McLean Stevenson.  We’ve also had a moment of contention and conflict.  Sometimes these are uplifting stories of human progress. At other times, they cause us to shake our heads and wonder why. The McLean…