Category: General Press Releases

Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release August 4, 2015 In the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 4, 2015, the Rantoul Police Department received information regarding a person who was a suspect in an armed robbery at the Rantoul Hardee’s Restaurant on Sunday, August 2, at approximately 10:40 PM. Security camera photos of the armed robbery were distributed […]

First Street Lane Closure

In order to utilize a crane at 601 South First Street, Broeren Russo Construction will close the southbound lane of First Street between Healey Street and Green Street. The lane closure will start on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, and will reopen on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. One lane of southbound and northbound traffic will be […]

Cardboard Dumpster Event for Feed the Thing During Move In/Out

As the fall semester begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign is holding a Cardboard Dumpster Event for Feed the Thing During Move In/Out from August 14-25, 2015. Cardboard dumpsters will be placed around the campus town area with the purpose of providing students living in multifamily buildings (apartments, condos, & co-ops […]

August Campus Move In-Out Recycle and Reuse Event

As summer turnover begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profit agencies are continuing their effort to encourage students living in multifamily buildings, fraternities, sororities, and private certified housing to donate any unwanted items that can be resold or reused. The dates scheduled for drop off are: Friday, August 7, […]

2015 National Night Out Celebration

The City of Champaign will recognize National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. National Night Out (NNO) is a designated evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime. To celebrate the nationwide event, residents are encouraged to lock their doors, turn on their porch lights, and […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closures (between Duncan Road and I-57 Overpass)

The Champaign Township Highway Department has announced that starting Friday, July 24, 2015, weather permitting, their contractor, Open Road Paving, will begin asphalt milling and paving operations on Kirby Avenue between Duncan Road and Interstate 57. The pavement surface milling operations will require intermittent lane closures with construction vehicles entering and leaving the work zone. […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to facilitate a fiber optic boring across Mattis Avenue, Campus Communications Group will close the following lanes of Mattis Avenue from Tuesday, July 21 to Thursday, July 23: – One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue will be closed between John Street and Green Street.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Neil Street (Route 45) Lane Closure

In order to construct a turn lane at Neil Street and Devonshire Drive, Cross Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street (Route 45) just north of Devonshire Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Thursday, July 16 and will reopen by Friday, August 14.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Georgetown Drive Street Closure

Due to weather delays Georgetown Drive will remain closed at Mayfair Road. Weather permitting Georgetown Drive at Mayfair Road will reopen Friday, July 17. Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either Georgetown Drive or Mayfair Road. The work at Georgetown Drive and Mayfair Road is part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project.

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois and PAR Electric will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13and will reopen on Friday, July 17. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.