Category: Construction Press Releases

2018 Pavement Marking Project

2018 Pavement Marking Project Varsity Striping will begin work on the 2018 Pavement Marking Project on Tuesday, May 29. The project will include both the removal of old markings and the installation of new markings on various streets within the City of Champaign. Work is expected to last through the fall and should be completed […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closures

Kirby Avenue Lane Closures In preparation for gas main installation and to televise sanitary sewer services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: One eastbound and one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Cambridge Drive and Arrow Road (eastbound and westbound traffic reduced to one lane). Tuesday, May 29, 2018 through […]


Downtown Intersections and Resurfacing Improvements Project

Downtown Intersections and Resurfacing Improvements Project Starting Tuesday, May 29, Feutz Contractors will begin work on the City’s 2018 Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements project. The project will install traffic signals, bump outs, and streetscape at the intersections of Neil St. and Clark St. as well as Walnut St. and Logan St. Bump outs will […]


Annual Asphalt Project

Annual Asphalt Project Starting Wednesday, May 30, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The first phase of work will take place in the following locations Locust Street from Armory Avenue to Green Street Oak Street from Armory Avenue to John Street Chalmers Street from Oak Street to First […]


Fourth Street Lane Closure

Fourth Street Lane Closure In order to repair undermined pavement at the corner of Fourth Street and Chalmers Street, Ameren Illinois and Shaw Brothers Concrete have closed the northbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Avenue and Chalmers Street. The lane closure began on Monday, May 21 and will reopen on Friday, May 25. Northbound […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a water main near 22 Greencroft Drive, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between La Sell Drive and Hamilton Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 21 and will reopen on Friday, May 25.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the […]


2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Mattis Avenue

As part of the City’s 2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Mattis Avenue, from Kirby Avenue to Windsor Road, will be patched. The City’s contractor for the project, Kinney Contractors, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 21, 2018. The two northbound lanes of Mattis Avenue will be closed and worked on first.  […]


Washington Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a broken water main, Illinois American Water will close the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Hickory Street and Walnut Street.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, May 16 and will reopen on Monday, May 21.  During the closure, eastbound and westbound traffic will shift around the construction.  One lane […]


Neil Street Lane Closures

In order to repair a broken water valve near 520 N Neil Street, Illinois American Water will close two lanes of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closures will begin on Wednesday, May 16 and will reopen on Monday, May 21.  Northbound and southbound traffic will each be reduced to one […]