Category: Public Works Department News

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan All citizens of Champaign are invited to join City staff for an open discussion regarding the 2016 update to the City’s ADA Transition Plan.  A public open house will take place May 9 from 3-5 pm in Robeson Room A at the Champaign Public Library.  The open […]

2016 Street Improvements Project – William Street

As part of the City’s 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on William Street from Mattis Avenue to Crescent Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on Monday, May 2, 2016, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, May 2, 2016, William Street will be closed from Holiday […]

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day 2016, Public Works Forestry staff will plant a tree with students from Edison Middle School on Friday, April 29 at 12:00 p.m. The planting will take place along the west side of the school, on Prairie Street. The City of Champaign is celebrating its 31st anniversary as a member of […]

Crestwood Drive Lane Closure

In order to facilitate street repairs, the Public Works Department will close one lane of Crestwood Drive between Ladue Drive and Clayton Road. The lane closure will begin on Monday, April 25 and is planned to be reopened by Monday, May 9. Please obey all traffic signs and use caution in the area.

Hill Street Road Closure

In order to set a crane and deliver materials to 301 N Neil Street, Custom Service Crane will close a portion of Hill Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street.  The closure will occur on Wednesday, April 20, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Through traffic will not be allowed in this area; however, access […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 309 South State Street, D & S Sewer Service will close one southbound lane of State Street between White Street and Springfield Avenue. The lane closure will begin on Monday, April 18, 2016, and will reopen on Friday, April 22, 2016. Southbound traffic will be reduced […]

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale

The City of Champaign in partnership with the City of Urbana and the University of Illinois Extension will offer a ONE DAY ONLY rain barrel and compost bin sale. Rain Barrel – $55 regular – $30 after Stormwater Utility instant rebate Compost Bin – $47.50 Tumbling Composter – $98 Date:  Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9 a.m. […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install new gas main, Ameren Illinois will close one eastbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Hedge Road and McKinley Avenue.  The lane closure will occur Monday, April 18 through Wednesday, April 27 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

2016 Boneyard Creek Community Day

The Boneyard Creek Community Day will take place on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Scott Park. Events include trash pick-ups, storm drain marking and creek naturalization projects. Anyone interested in volunteering can visit to complete an online registration. EVENT SCHEDULE: 9:00 am CHECK IN 9:00 am to 11:30-12 Clean-up Time […]

Lane Closures at Healey Street

In order perform sanitary sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close Healey Street to through traffic between Lynn Street and Elm Street. Traffic will be restricted to residents of the block. This work will start on Thursday, April 14 at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4 p.m. Wednesday, […]