Category: Public Works Department News

Lane Closures on Green Street (between Neil Street and Locust Street)

Visu-Sewer will be performing routine storm sewer maintenance on Green Street between Neil Street and Locust Street. In order to complete this work, traffic in the westbound direction will be restricted to one lane through the work zone. Eastbound traffic will be unaffected. This work will be scheduled to keep the work zone no more […]

Fourth Street Road Closure

In order to complete utility work at 1008 South Fourth Street, Wells and Wells Construction will be closing Fourth Street between Armory Avenue and Chalmers Street. The road closure will begin on Monday, January 4, 2016, and will reopen on Monday, January 11, 2016. Access to local properties will be maintained throughout the closure.

Farber Drive Road Closure

Due to street flooding, the Public Works Department has closed Farber Drive between Newton Street and Interstate Drive. Citizens are reminded not to drive in to flooded areas. Please obey all traffic signs and use extreme caution in the area.


CITY OF CHAMPAIGN PREPARES FOR  FORECASTED RAIN AND WIND The City of Champaign Public Works Department is mobilizing resources in preparation for the rainfall forecasted to affect our area today and tonight. According to the National Weather Service, periods of heavy rainfall and high wind gusts may accompany this storm. Citizens are encouraged to take […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to perform an emergency water main repair for Illinois American Water, Cross Construction has closed one southbound lane of State Street between Clark Street and White Street.  The lane closure will reopen by Thursday, December 31, 2015.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Christmas Tree Collection Dates Announced

This year, the City of Champaign Christmas Tree Collection program will run from Monday, January 4, 2016, through Friday, January 15, 2016. This collection is available to all residential properties in the City of Champaign within City limits. This program provides an opportunity for residents to recycle their natural Christmas tree at no charge. City […]

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Mayfair Road

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project Stark Excavating will be working on Mayfair Road on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, weather permitting. Please pay close attention to construction signs, traffic control devices and marked detours. Please do not park on the street near the construction site or in areas that are posted […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to complete roofing work at 505 East Green Street, Advanced Commercial Roofing will be closing one eastbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the following days: Monday, December 21, 2015 – Wednesday, December 23, […]

Clark Street Tree Work

In order to facilitate contracted tree work, the 900 block of West Clark Street near the intersection of Willis Avenue may experience partial lane closures on Thursday, December 10.  The lane closures will occur at very short intervals and through traffic will be permitted.