Category: General Press Releases

Chalmers Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sanitary sewer service at 911 S. Fourth Street, Mid Illinois Concrete and Excavation will be closing the westbound lane of Chalmers Street, between Fourth Street and Third Street. Eastbound traffic will remain open in this block. The lane closure will begin on Monday, June 8, 2015, and will reopen on […]

Northbound I-57 Full Closure in Champaign This Weekend

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that motorists will encounter a full closure of northbound I-57 at Curtis Road in Champaign from 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, until 8:00 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, weather permitting. Traffic will be detoured via Curtis Road to U.S. Route 45 to Illinois Route 10 (Springfield Avenue) to […]

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Hollycrest Drive from John Street to Ola Drive is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue working; weather permitting, Thursday, June 4, 2015. Hollycrest Drive will temporarily be a one lane, one-way street South Bound from John […]

Five Residents Apply to Fill District 1 Council Vacancy

The City of Champaign received five applications to fill the vacant District 1 City Council office. In alphabetical order, the applicants are: Azark David Cobbs Clarissa Nickerson Fourman Ingrid Kammin Kelsey Elizabeth Parker Brent West The City Council will carefully review the applications and then interview qualified candidates during the Council Study Session meeting on […]

Springfield Avenue and Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to complete a fiberoptic bore for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one eastbound lane of Springfield Avenue and one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue. The lane closures will occur at or near the intersection of Springfield and Mattis. The lane closures will occur on the following days: – Wednesday, June 3, 2015, […]

Neil Street Lane Closure (Extension)

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois has closed a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure began on Monday, June 1, 2015 and has now been extended throughWednesday, June 3, 2015. The lane will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. One lane of northbound and […]

Champaign Fire Responds to a Working Fire – 413 Hessel Blvd

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 413 Hessel Boulevard on May 28, 2015 at 8:59 a.m. Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy fire showing from the east side of the structure. Fire crews deployed a single hand line into the structure in an attempt to extinguish the fire. Fire […]

New Private Street Unveiling – Learning Lane

On Friday, May 29 at 9:15 am, Barkstall School staff, students and a variety of community members will gather for the unveiling of a new private street name of Learning Lane. Learning Lane is the private street that connects Curtis Road with Hallbeck Drive. The Planning and Public Works Departments combined efforts with Barkstall School […]

Holts Drive Lane Closure

In order to perform sanitary sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close the westbound lane of Holts Drive midblock between Fourth Street and Phillips Drive.  During repair, both lanes may be closed at times.  Residents will be able to access their driveways from Fourth Street.  The closure will begin immediately on Thursday, May 28, and is […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close one westbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street.  This will result in westbound University Avenue traffic being merged into a single lane through the construction work zone.  This work will begin on Monday, June 1, and is planned to be […]