West Adams Street

West Adams Corridor
11:46 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Full Speed Ahead for Macomb Street Project

The view looking west down the first two blocks of West Adams Street.
Credit Rich Egger

The city is completing land acquisitions as part of the plan to improve West Adams Street from Lafayette to Johnson.

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Three Month Window for Completion
9:48 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Macomb to Start West Adams St Improvements

Looking west on West Adams St from the intersection with North Lafayette St. West Adams will undergo a facelift from this intersection to North Johnson St starting in mid-May.
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb aldermen decided to proceed with the revitalization project even though the city will have to spend its own money.

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Several Projects Underway
9:05 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Construction Crews Busy in Downtown Macomb

The Lamoine Hotel
Credit TSPR's Rich Egger

Public and privately financed construction projects will change and improve the look of downtown Macomb.

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City Might Reapply
6:54 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

State Money Denied for Macomb Project

Looking west down the West Adams corridor from the intersection with Route 67
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb will have to wait for state money to help pay for a major revitalization project -- and there is still no guarantee the money will ever come through.

The city hoped to receive around $1.2 million through a state enhancement program for its West Adams Street corridor project.  The state money would be combined with $750,000 in local funding to pay for the work.

But Mayor Mike Inman said the only improvement project the state decided to fund in this general region was in Elmwood.

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The Gateway to WIU
11:08 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Macomb Ready to Roll on West Adams

West Adams Street at Charles Street
Rich Egger

The city council voted in favor of a resolution of support for seeking $1.1 million in federal grant funding for the West Adams Street revitalization project.

“This project is the gateway to Western Illinois University,” said Eric Moe of McClure Engineering. “It's often the first impression for newcomers to our community.”

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