Category Archives: Streets and Sidewalks

Installing New Campus Lights

The Knox College staff electrician replaces the globe after installing a new long-life, energy efficient LED bulb in a campus light.

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Sidewalk Completed

The new sidewalk is completed on South West Street, built to increase safety for students walking in the area.

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Campus Pathway Construction

Knox College Grounds staff prepare dirt for a new cross-campus gravel pathway south of Old Main.

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Boxed In at Sidewalk

Facilities Services staff examine an underground utility box that had to be raised to level of the new sidewalk on West Street.

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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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