Category: General Press Releases

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.  

Permits Issued

Permits Issued The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS COST OF CONSTRUCTION DATE ISSUED OWNER OR DEVELOPER/ BUSINESS 109 N Mattis $1,300,000.00 7-7-15 Nova Group, Inc.

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 524 East Green Street, Sign Appeal will close the westbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The lane closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. One lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained in this […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Market Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin onWednesday, July 8, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Champaign Fire Department Stresses Safety During the 4th of July Holiday

Fire Department officials from the City of Champaign Fire Department urge you to be safe this 4th of July holiday. Each year there are thousands of injuries across the United States due to fireworks. It is important to note that any fireworks other then items such as sparklers and snakes are illegal to use in […]