Category Archives: Streets and Sidewalks

Sidewalks, New and Old

The old brick walk is uncovered during construction of a new concrete sidewalk along West Street in Galesburg, next to Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

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Sidewalk Construction

A member of the Knox College facilities services staff smooths newly poured concrete for a sidewalk along West Street in Galesburg, next to the Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center. Photo by John Williams.

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Prep for Sidewalk Construction

Knox College Facilities Services staff remove dirt for installation of a sidewalk along West Street, next to the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

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Finishing Ingersoll House Projects

A worker welds together two pieces of the railing of the new accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll House on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Photo by John Williams Workers were out Tuesday and Wednesday finishing off the accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll … Continue reading

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Creating Better Curb Appeal

Berrien Street Construction Panorama. Check out a higher resolution version of the photo to see some of the detail of the work on Berrien Street, including new gutters, right, and asphalt being laid in the background on the left half. … Continue reading

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Resurfaced, Expanded Parking Lot

Steam rises off the hot asphalt as a worker tamps down the edge of the resurfaced parking lot on Cherry and Berrien streets on Tuesday, July 31. Below:¬†Workers start laying one of the final strips of asphalt on the parking … Continue reading

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Making the Grade

A worker at the Ingersoll House smooths the concrete of the new accessibility¬†ramp on Tuesday, July 24. Work continued at the Ingersoll House this week with a majority of concrete for the accessibility ramp being poured and work being done … Continue reading

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New Sidewalk Near Aux Gym

Knox College staff member Max Getz smooths out newly poured concrete for a section of sidewalk near Auxiliary Gym. It replaces sidewalk that was removed to allow for completion of work on a steam pipe.

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Bricklaying at Cherry and Berrien Streets

Knox College facilities services staff Max Getz lays brick at the corner of Cherry and Berrien Streets. When Galesburg and Knox College were founded 175 years ago, the intersection of Cherry and Berrien didn’t exist under its current name, according … Continue reading

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Brooks Street, Circle Drive Reopen

Starting today, visitors to the Ford Center for the Fine Arts, the T. Fleming Fieldhouse, the E. & L. Andrew Fitness Center, and Turner Track at Trevor Field are now able to resume driving on Brooks Street and the “circle … Continue reading

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