Major Sections of Green Street to Close for MCORE Project Work

May 18, 2017


May 18, 2017

Major Sections of Green Street to Close for MCORE Project Work

CHAMPAIGN, IL – Beginning Monday, May 22, two sections of Green St. between Wright St. and Goodwin Ave. will close to through traffic as construction resumes on Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project 1 (see map). Significant detours for vehicular and pedestrian traffic will occur for primary campus locations:

Illini Union
The Union will remain open throughout construction; however, the building’s north circle drive and entrance will temporarily close. The east, west, and south building entrances will be open. Vehicles should approach the Union from Springfield Ave., traveling south on Mathews Ave. onto Green St. (see Union map).

Mathews Ave.
Traffic flow will switch to southbound only from Springfield Ave. to Green St.

Green St. - Sidewalks
Pedestrian access will be maintained on one side of the street and will vary depending upon construction activities.

Engineering Hall
Vehicular access from Mathews Ave. onto Green St. will remain throughout this phase of construction. 

More information about MCORE is available at When necessary, updates on bus reroutes and temporary stop locations will be at: or the MTD’s Facebook and Twitter feeds.


 Media Contact:  Department Contact:
 Steve Breitwieser  Roland White
 Customer Relations & Communications  Engineering & Construction Services
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 217-300-2155  217-244-6709

Facilities & Services (F&S), provides and maintains a physical environment that is conducive to supporting learning, discovery, engagement, and economic development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. F&S supports the university’s education, research, and outreach missions by improving the physical condition of the facilities and grounds through construction and building maintenance activities, providing utilities production and distribution, implementing energy conservation initiatives, and increasing customer satisfaction by delivering quality services in a responsive, reliable, and customer-focused manner.

Major Sections of Green Street to Close for MCORE Project PDF