FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale would like to notify the public and answer questions regarding the upcoming replacement of the culvert on East College Street over Piles Fork Creek. The City estimates that East College Street will be closed for approximately one month at time of construction, tentatively planned for late Summer 2023.
This project is funded with a Surface Transportation – Urban (STU) grant received from the Illinois Department of Transportation and administered by the Southern Illinois Metropolitan Planning Organization.
There will be an informational meeting to answer questions and receive comments on the proposed design for the project on Monday, October 24th, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Carbondale Fire Station 1, located at 600 East College Street. Attendants arriving by car should park in the city lot across from the fire station, on the south side of College Street. Those with mobility issues may park in the fire station lot off Wall Street.
If you are unable to attend or prefer not to attend the meeting, contact the City’s Community Development Department using any of the following methods:
- Verbal comments may be given over the phone by calling (618) 457-3233
- Comments may be mailed to the City of Carbondale Development Management Division at 200 S. Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901
- Comments may be emailed to Molly Maxwell at [email protected]
The City would like to receive feedback from the public regarding this project. All responses are important, including comments expressing that there are no concerns.