Category: General Press Releases

Campus Move In-Out Cleanliness

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will increase enforcement in the campus area the weeks of August 17 and August 24 in an attempt to prevent large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters. Property owners will receive notices giving them short response times in which to remove accumulations of trash. If the trash remains…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, August 12 and will end on Tuesday, August 18.  One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. Also, all…
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Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to patch pavement at a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue near the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Hessel Boulevard. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, August 11 and will reopen on Friday, August 14. Southbound traffic will be reduced…
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2015 CUIHA Award Recipients Selected

Champaign, IL — The cities of Champaign and Urbana, along with the 2015 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Steering Committee, have selected the recipients of the 2015 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. The award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the I Hotel & Conference Center (1900 S. First Street, Champaign), with a 5:45…
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University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 10, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, August 14, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Illinois American Water – Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to patch pavement at a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one eastbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Walnut Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin onMonday, August 10, 2015 and will reopen on Friday, August 14, 2015. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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