East College Street Bridge/Box Culvert Replacement

Description: Replace deteriorated 14' double box culvert at Piles Fork Creek at East College Street

Anticipated Start Date: Summer 2024

Estimated Completion Date: Summer 2024

Location: East College Street 700 feet east of Wall Street

Estimated Project Cost: 

  • Construction Only: $560,000 
  • Engineering and Construction: $714,000

Funding Source: Surface Transportation Program for Urban Areas (STU) through Southern Illinois Metropolitan Planning Organization (SIMPO)

Contractor: ET Simonds of Carbondale, Illinois

Project Impact: TBD

Project Updates: 

11/28/2023 - Bid awarded to ET Simonds in the amount of $553,288.

9/18/2023 - IDOT has approved the Project Development Report. The project will be on IDOT's November bid letting.

8/1/2023 - Plans are approved. Tentative construction is to begin in early 2024.

2/16/2023 - This project is tentatively scheduled to be on the November bid letting. 

8/31/2022 - Project Development Report submitted to IDOT - City now awaiting comments.