Category: Construction Press Releases

Elm Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Elm Street between Springfield Avenue and Union Street. The closure will begin on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. No thru traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access off of Elm St. will be closed for no more than […]

Walnut Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate roofing work at 30 Main Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Taylor Street and Main Street for crane placement. The road closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on: Thursday, June 5 Friday, June 6 Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

Annual Paving Project – Rising Road

Starting June 2, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on a portion of the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The work will consist of pavement patching on Rising Road between Jacks Boulevard and Kirby Avenue. The southbound lane will be closed during construction. Work will be completed by June 16, 2014. The City of Champaign would […]

Bradley Ave Gas Leak – Final Update

At the time of this update, Bradley Avenue is re-opened to traffic. Ameren has been able to control the release of gas in this area and will continue to make repairs. For questions regarding this media release contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal, Phone: (217) 403-7210

Bradley Avenue Closure – Gas Leak Update

At the time of this update, Bradley Avenue, between Market Street and Fourth Street, remains closed. Other intersecting roads closed in the area of the leak are: Oak Street at Bradley Avenue; North Chestnut Street at Bradley Avenue; and North Clock Street at Bradley Avenue. Ameren has shut off the gas and is waiting for […]

Bradley Avenue Closure – Gas Leak

In order to repair a major gas leak, Bradley Avenue, between Market Street and Fourth Street, is closed. Other intersecting roads closed in the area of the leak are: Oak Street at Bradley Avenue; North Chestnut Street at Bradley Avenue; and North Clock Street at Bradley Avenue. Oak Trace Apartments on Bradley Avenue were evacuated. […]

Temporary Changes in Parking at Illinois Terminal Parking Lot Due to Resurfacing

TEMPORARY CHANGES IN PARKING AT UNIVERSITY AND MARKET PARKING LOT (ILLINOIS TERMINAL) DURING RESURFACING Champaign – In order to resurface the University and Market parking lot (Illinois Terminal), sections of the lot will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, May 27, 2014 for approximately two weeks. Tuesday 5/27/14 through Monday 6/2/14 – The north section of […]

Rising Road – Street Reopened

Repairs have been made to the multiple power poles and power lines that were knocked down onto the roadway on Rising Road during last night’s severe weather. Rising Road has been reopened at this time. The City would like to thank citizens for their patience and cooperation.

Walnut Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate roofing work at 30 Main Street, Custom Service Crane will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Taylor Street and Main Street for crane placement. The road closure will occur from 7am to 6 pm on: Thursday, May 22 Friday, May 23 Tuesday, May 27 Northbound traffic will be reduced […]

Hickory Street Road Closure

In order to install electrical service at 11 E Columbia Avenue, Stephens Excavating will close Hickory Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street adjacent to the construction site. The road closure will begin on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, and will reopen on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, weather permitting. The road will be closed to through […]