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Carbondale to Host Public Meeting for New Era Road Reconstruction Project

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will host a Public Informational Meeting concerning the New Era Road Reconstruction project on Wednesday, August 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Civic Center in Room 103. 

This project will rebuild New Era Road from Glenn Road to Airport Road and consists of new asphalt pavement with dedicated bicycle lanes, driveway aprons, and appurtenances.  

The meeting will be conducted on an informal basis and plans will be on display. City officials and the Design Engineer will be on hand to explain the project and answer questions. Community members are invited to view the plans and provide comments about the project.

Construction on this project is scheduled to begin in Spring 2022.

If you are unable, or prefer not to attend the in-person meeting, please contact the City’s Engineering Division by any of the following means:

  • Call (618) 457-3270 and ask to speak with Carl Bailey or Shaina Part. If they are not in the office, please leave a message.
  • Mail your comments to the City of Carbondale – Engineering Division, 200 S. Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Email your comments to

The City would like to receive feedback from the public in regards to this project and all comments are important, even if you have no concerns.