A portion of 1st Street in downtown St. Charles closed to vehicle traffic to accommodate additional outdoor public seating. Picnic tables and chairs were placed on the closed section of 1st Street as well as on the plaza space east of 1st Street. Access to the 1st Street parking structures remains. A similar plan was put in place last year to help restaurants and bars during statewide COVID-19 mitigations.
Anticipated construction work for July 7th thru July 14th:
Flashing Pedestrian Signs are installed at crosswalks where there is no traffic light to stop traffic and give pedestrians a Walk Sign to cross the street. When pedestrians are ready to cross, they push a button that activates flashing orange lights around the sign.
In St. Charles, these signs are installed at three locations: