Category: Public Works Department News

Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Truckload Sale

Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Truckload Sale The City of Champaign in partnership with the City of Urbana and the University of Illinois Extension are hosting a One Day Truckload Sale for those interested in purchasing rain barrels or compost bins. The sale will be 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5 at 208 […]


Devonshire Drive Lane Closure

 In order to repair pavement failures, Otto Baum will be closing the eastbound lane of Devonshire Drive between Prospect Avenue and Neil Street.   Westbound Devonshire Drive will be divided into two lanes to facilitate traffic.  Repair work will begin on Monday, April 16, 2018.  The closure is expected to last one week, weather permitting, and […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform a storm sewer repair, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Sheridan Road and William Street.  Northbound Mattis Avenue will be reduced to one lane through a short work zone, minor delays may occur. Southbound Mattis Avenue will not be affected. The work will begin on Thursday, […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to trim trees for Ameren Illinois, Wright Tree Service will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Park Street.  The lane closure will occur Wednesday, March 28 through Friday, March 30, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  During the closure, northbound traffic will be reduced to […]


Lane Closures for Tree Work

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic in the following areas: 1) One southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Stonegate Drive and Sangamon Drive 2) The eastbound lane of Interstate Drive between Newmark Drive and Farber Drive      (eastbound traffic will be routed through the […]


Prospect Avenue and Springfield Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will intermittently close one northbound and one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Kirby Avenue. Traffic will be merged into a single lane in each direction through a short construction work zone. Work is planned to begin at 7:30 a.m. on […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will intermittently close one eastbound lane and one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Mattis Avenue and Mayfair Road. Traffic will be merged into a single lane in each direction through a short construction work zone. Work is planned to begin at 7:30 a.m. […]


Spring 2018 Yard Waste Collection Dates

Spring 2018 Yard Waste Collection Dates The City of Champaign 2018 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Blue Zone on Monday, April 2, 2018. Orange Zone collections will begin on Monday, April 9, 2018.  Collections will continue to alternate on subsequent weeks through April 27, 2018. The collection is […]


Fourth Street Road Closure

FOURTH STREET ROAD CLOSURE In order to connect utilities at 901 S. Fourth Street, Wick Concrete and Sub 4 Development will close Fourth Street between Daniel Street and Chalmers Street.  The road closure will begin on Monday, March 19  and will reopen on Sunday, March 25.  During the closure, access to local properties will be maintained, but […]