Category: Public Works Department News

Harvard Street Road Closure

In order to construct an emergency sanitary sewer repair, Duce Construction will close Harvard Street to thru traffic between McKinley Avenue and Willis Avenue.  Homeowners on Harvard Street will have access to driveways or on-street parking during this sanitary sewer repair.  No Parking will be allowed where NO PARKING SIGNS are located while construction is […]


Christmas/Holiday Tree Collection

Christmas/Holiday Tree Collection The City of Champaign offers two convenient options to recycle your Christmas/Holiday tree in January. Curbside Collection: To enjoy this free service, residents simply place their tree within four feet of the curb before 6:00 am on their scheduled pickup day. Trees will be collected in the Orange Zone on Monday, January 8 and in the […]


Campus Signals to Change to Four Way Stops Over Break

Due to decreased vehicle and pedestrian traffic during winter break, several campus traffic signals have been adjusted to act as a four-way stop by continuously flashing red. Flash will begin Friday, December 22, 2017. Normal signal operations will resume Friday, January 12, 2018. The signals are at the intersections of: Fourth Street and Peabody Drive […]


Green Street Reopening and Temporary Road Closure Announcement

On Friday, December 15, 2017 (by 3:30 p.m.), the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will reopen Green Street between Neil Street and Fourth Street. Some construction activities will occur over the winter and into 2018 as temperatures allow. This work includes: street lighting; streetscape items such as pavers in parkway, bike loops, and landscaping; and […]


State Street Lane Closure

In order to complete storm sewer and pavement repairs, Duce Construction will close the northbound lane of State Street between Kirby Avenue and Fox Drive.  This work will start on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 a.m., and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by noon on Tuesday, December 12.   Traffic will remain […]


Mayfair Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, A&R Mechanical Services will be closing Mayfair Road between Kirby Avenue and Waverly Drive.   Work will begin on Thursday, November 30, and is expected to be completed by Friday, December 8, weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure, however driveway access will be maintained.


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic conduit for i3 Broadband, Perley Cable Construction will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Westfield Drive and Scottsdale Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, November 27 and will reopen on Monday, December 4.  During the closure, eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]


Free Parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck During December

Free Parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck During December During the month of December, the City of Champaign will offer free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck, as a thank you for patronizing Downtown businesses and restaurants. People who spend $5.00 or more at any Downtown business or restaurant are eligible for one […]


Fall 2017 Residential Electronics Collection Recap

The fall Residential Electronics Collection Event was held the morning of October 14, 2017, at Parkland College. The event was co-sponsored by the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, and Champaign County Probation and Court Services. The sponsors contracted with A-Team Recyclers to process and recycle the […]