Category: Public Works Department News

Spring 2017 Yard Waste Collection Dates

Spring 2017 Yard Waste Collection Dates The City of Champaign 2017 Spring Yard Waste Collection is scheduled to begin with the Orange Zone on Monday, March 27, 2017. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017. Collections will continue to alternate on subsequent weeks through April 21, 2017. The collection is available to […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged water main, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between John Street and Green Street. The closure will begin on Monday, February 20 and will reopen on Friday, February 24, 2017, weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to construct new sidewalk and curb at 217 South Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction and Mayfield Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Monday, February 20 and ending Friday, March 3, 2017, weather […]

MCORE Preconstruction Open House

MCORE PRECONSTRUCTION OPEN HOUSE (Projects 1, 2, and 3) A pre-construction open house for Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) projects 1, 2, and 3 will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the project field office located at 24 East Green Street, Unit 19 in Champaign. Construction will begin […]

Neil Street Road Closure

Neil Street Road Closure In order perform an emergency sanitary sewer repair, Duce Construction will close Neil Street between University Avenue and Clark/Logan Street.  No traffic will be allowed on Neil Street south of University Avenue.  The Christie Clinic parking lot at the main clinic (101 West University Avenue, Champaign) can be accessed from the […]

Public Works Assists Code Compliance With Illegal Dumping

Public Works Assists Code Compliance With Illegal Dumping On January 31, Property Maintenance Inspector Kim Burnett posted a 24-hour notice at 714 W. Hill Street for a sofa observed on the parkway in front of the residence. On February 1, Burnett reinspected the property to check for compliance and found the sofa had not been […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete window installation at 217 South Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Monday, February 13 and will reopen on Friday, February 17, 2017, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets

MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets The transformative $44 Million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project will start improving mobility in the core of our community when work begins this spring. Project partners (the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), in […]

Wright Street Lane Closure

In order to place a crane and set equipment at 608 E University Avenue, Custom Service Crane will close the southbound lane of Wright Street between Park Street and University Avenue.   The closure will occur on Monday, February 6, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Southbound traffic will be closed for this block […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a storm sewer connection at 217 South Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction and Mayfield Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Monday, January 30 and will reopen on Friday, February 3, 2017, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will […]