Category: General Press Releases

Canadian National Railroad to work on University Avenue Viaduct Starting October 18

Starting Monday, October 18, Canadian National Railroad is having Fibrwrap Construction, L.P. (www.fibrwrapconstruction.com) install a carbon fibre wrap application that will strengthen the deteriorating concrete surfaces of the viaduct. The work is expected to last for several weeks and will involve lane closures on University Avenue in the area of the viaduct. The work will…
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Washington Street Viaduct Closing

On Tuesday October 12, 2010, the viaduct was closed to make repairs to the wiring. A recent truck accident hitting the west side of the viaduct caused damage to the conduit, wiring, lighted height sign and street lighting. The viaduct was closed for about 4 hrs to make the repairs.

Springfield Avenue Water Leak

In the last week Illinois American Water determined that the location of the leak causing the water flow at the Springfield Avenue viaduct was located in the west 100 block of Springfield Avenue. The leak was repaired overnight, Friday, October 8, 2010. Pavement was restored on Monday, October 11, 2010, and the road is fully…
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City to Defend Vine Street Lawsuit

The City of Champaign has received a copy of the Complaint filed by Jeshaun Manning-Carter and Laura Manning, his mother, concerning an incident that occurred October 9, 2009 – the accidental shooting death of Kiwane Carrington and the arrest of Manning-Carter at 906 W. Vine Street. The Complaint alleges that Carrington was shot by Police…
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Crime Prevention Month Activities

Champaign Police Department Crime Prevention Month Activities In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October as Crime Prevention Month. Since then, government agencies, civic groups, schools, businesses and youth organizations have reached out to educate the public and explore new partnerships during this special month. Throughout October, the Champaign Police Department will conduct a…
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