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August 3rd Salem Road Oilings

Weather permitting, the City of Salem will be oil and chipping the following streets on Wednesday, August 03, 2016.  Work should begin after 8:00A and be completed by 4:00P.  Residents are reminded not to park along these streets this day and to not drive on fresh oil.


City of Salem, IL – Oil & chip streets for Wed. 08-03-2016


Street                         From             To      

W. Sanger                Broadway     College

W. Blair                     College          Westgate

Merritt                      G.A.R.                        end

Decatur                     Boone            Ricker

Hull Drive                 Boone            Decatur

W. Warmouth         College          Ohio

Markland                  College          Ohio

Lovell                         Markland      Ohio

W. Pine                     Ohio               Illinois

Cedar                         Ohio               Illinois

Broom                       Schwartz      Black

Black                          Broom           Roddy

W. Spruce                Ohio            Roddy

W. Bennett               Reel                end

Reel                            Boone            Spruce

Tulsa                          Spruce           Boone

Rig                              Tulsa              Reel

Deer Path                 Meadow Ln  Boone

Meadow Lane         Boone            Hawthorn

Hawthorn Est          Hawthorn     end

Broughton                Franklin         Hawthorn

Water Plant             Spillway Rd  end

Schoonover             Broadway     end

The street oilings planned for Tuesday in Salem have been postponed due to the weather forecast and will be rescheduled for a later date.

The Centralia Youth Commission’s Annual Volleyball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at Fairview Park has been postponed. 

Due to the Weather Forecast of extremely high temperatures and possible Rain / Thunder Showers, the Centralia Youth Commission’s Annual Volleyball tournament has been postponed and will be rescheduled to a later date. For information about the upcoming tournament please call 618-533-7623. 

This is a FREE Tournament and all invited to play.

Salem City Manager Bill Gruen says the city will help residents with damaged trees from Wednesday night's severe wind storm under its established residential yard waste pickup program.  

Limbs not exceeding 50 pounds will be picked up by the city when they are placed by your curb.  Additionally, city ordinances allow for burning of limbs between 8 am and 4 pm, provided the fire is attended at all times by an adult.  No burning is permitted on public property or rights of way.  

Gruen asks everyone to remember burning leaves and grass clippings is not permitted.  

Anyone with questions can contact Salem City Hall at 548-2222.

Bee Branch Road Closing

Bee Branch Road will be closed between Kinmundy Road and Michael Road starting June 16th for a bridge replacement project. This project is expected to last 4 to 6 weeks.  The structure is over Dums Creek and the contractor is Depew and Owen.  The total cost of the replacement is $276,400 with 80% being paid with Federal money.  The County will pick up the remaining 20%.

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