Category: Public Works Department News

Christmas Tree Recycling & Collection Dates

Residents looking for solutions on how to dispose of their live Christmas tree have options this year. The Landscape Recycling Center will accept trees at no cost during the month of January 2015. The Landscape Recycling Center is located at 1210 E. University Ave in Urbana and can be reached at 217-344-5323 for additional information. […]

November 2014 Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 197 total requests during November 2014.  This was a 30% decrease from October’s 283 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 15 (8%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded to 36 (18%) miscellaneous requests […]

Public Works Phone System Down

The Public Works Department is currently experiencing a phone outage.  We are uncertain at this time when the system will be up and running again.  We expect this outage to last at least into the afternoon hours. Please use the Public Works email to submit requests for service until this issue is resolved: publicworks@ci.champaign.il.us We apologize […]

October Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 283 total requests during October 2014. This was a 1% increase from September’s 279 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 16 (6%) of the issues.   The Sewer Section responded to 55 (19%) miscellaneous […]

Alternative Routes to Shopping Districts North of I-74

With the holiday season approaching, the City of Champaign is encouraging motorists to use one of the many alternative routes to gain access to the North Prospect and North Neil shopping districts. Both of these corridors are highly trafficked and experience congestion during holiday seasons and other special events; like campus move in weekend and […]

September Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 279 total requests during September 2014. This was a 1% decrease from August’s 283 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 28 (10%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded to 47 (17%) miscellaneous requests […]

Healey Street Road Closure

In order to temporarily place a crane at 601 South Sixth Street, JSM Development will be closing a section of Healey Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street. The road closure will occur on  Monday, September 22from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, the west half […]

August Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 283 total requests during August 2014. This was a 59% decrease over July’s 693 calls. This decrease was a welcome respite from July. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 32 (11%) of the issues. The […]

Move In/Out Recycling Events

City of Champaign’s Public Works and Neighborhood Services collaborated with local non-profit agencies and Campus Property Management to host a successful Move In/Out Recycle and Reuse Event on August 9, thanks to the efforts put forth by Jake Reese, Recycling Intern, David Oliver, Code Compliance Manager, and Nichole Millage, Environmental Sustainability Specialist. This was the […]