Category: Public Works Department News

Storm Sewer Lining – Prospect Avenue

Hoerr Construction will be performing storm sewer lining on Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street. In order to complete this work, southbound traffic on Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street will be reduced to a single lane through a short construction work zone. Traffic on northbound Prospect Avenue, Healey Street, and […]

Annual Paving Project (Fair Street)

Starting Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin pavement patching work on Fair Street from White Street to Park Street. There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the construction period; however, one lane will be open to local traffic. The street will be limited to one-way traffic, and access to driveways will be […]

2015 Fall Yard Waste Pickup Dates

The City of Champaign 2015 Fall Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Blue Zone on Monday, October 12, 2015. Orange Zone collections will begin on Monday, October 19, 2015. Collections will continue through December 11, 2015 on the dates scheduled below. The collection is available to all residential properties within […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install insulation at 509 ½ East Green Street, Bankier Apartments will be closing one eastbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.    The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 15, and will reopen on Friday, September 18.  Eastbound traffic will not be interrupted and will be shifted […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install a water main for Illinois American Water, G.A. Rich & Sons will be closing one eastbound and one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street.    The lane closures will begin on Monday, September 14, and will reopen on Monday, September 21.  Eastbound traffic and westbound traffic […]

Final MCORE Project Designs Selected

FINAL MCORE PROJECT DESIGNS SELECTED & AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AT OPEN HOUSE A transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossing, and protected bicycle lanes are some of the new features to be developed by the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project starting in 2016.   The […]

Hill Street Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors closed Hill Street between Prospect Avenue and Lynn Street. The work began on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, and should be finished on Friday, September 11, 2015, weather permitting.

Healey Street Converted From One-Way to Two-Way Traffic

On Friday, September 4, 2015, the City of Champaign Traffic and Lighting Division will be replacing signage on Healey Street, between First Street and Fourth Street, in order to convert Healey Street from one-way westbound traffic into two-way traffic. No lane closures are anticipated as part of the signage replacement, and no restriping will need […]

Public Open House for MCORE TIGER Project

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the City of Champaign, the City of Urbana, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project within the University District. The total cost for the project […]


NIGHT WORK TO BEGIN ON I-57, I-72, AND I-74 NEAR CHAMPAIGN CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work will begin Monday, Aug. 31 on Interstates 57, 72 and 74 in the Champaign area for the purpose of setting permanent message signs. Work will be performed at five locations in a four day […]