Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sewer Improvements on Lynn Street Lane Restrictions – South 500 Block

As part of the 2012 Annual Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project, Cross Construction will be directional drilling and installing sewers to serve the south 500 block of Lynn Street. Directional drilling involves constructing a horizontal hole underground and pulling new sewer pipes into it. The purpose is to avoid long trenches and surface disruption where the…
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Municipal Electric Aggregation Program – Second Enrollment Period

On September 27, the City of Champaign and Integrys Energy are mailing a second wave of opt-out letters to residential and small commercial customers who have established new accounts with Ameren since the initial mailing in July. These new customers will be automatically enrolled in the Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) program unless they take action…
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Fourth Street

Stark Excavating was able to pave the northbound lane on Fourth Street. While this paving operation may not have been the largest volume of concrete (2,300 cu. yds.), it is the longest single day of paving – 4100 LF. Paving started at 6 a.m. and the last concrete truck left at 6:30 p.m. It was…
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2012 Neighborhood Paving Project

The 2012 Neighborhood Paving Project is an annual project that paves aging City streets by overlaying them with new layers of asphalt. This prolongs the life of the pavement and provides for a smoother riding surface. This project concentrates work on asphalt surfaced neighborhood residential streets. On Monday, September 24, 2012, Cross Construction Company will…
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Digital Divide Resource Fair

On Monday, October 22 from 4-7 PM, the Information Technologies Department will host a Resource and Information fair at the Douglass Branch Library, 504 E Grove St., Champaign. The Resource Fair is an opportunity for the public to learn about various public computing centers and digital media literacy programs available to Champaign’s underserved. Local non-profits…
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Bristol Park Neighborhood Plan Update

On September 19, 2012, members of the Bristol Park Neighborhood Steering Committee Kevin Jackson, Stacey Tutt, Rev. Dr. Eugene Barnes, and moderator Dr. Andrew Greenlee, participated in a panel discussion entitled: “Starting Over: Rebuilding Champaign’s Bristol Place Neighborhood from the Ground Up.” This was the opening workshop for the 2012 Illinois Planning Conference held at…
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