Category: Public Works Department News

Fall Yard Waste Pickup Scheduled

Fall Yard Waste Collection The City of Champaign 2016 Fall Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, October 10, 2016. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, October 17, 2016. Collections will continue through December 9, 2016 on the dates scheduled below.  The collection is available to […]

Countywide Electronics Recycling Event

Appointment Based Process to Minimize Wait Times at Next Countywide Electronics Recycling Event In order to avoid long lines and alleviate traffic backups, residents of Champaign County can now schedule a time to drop off their recyclables during the Countywide Residential Electronics Recycling Event scheduled on October 15, 2016.  Residents can quickly schedule an appointment […]

Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between New Street and Wheaton Avenue.  Westbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane.  The closure will occur between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30. […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate construction activities at 212 E Green, Broeren Russo Construction will be closing one lane of Green Street between Third Street and Second Street.  The lane closure will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2016, and will extend through Thursday, December 1, 2016, when the lane will reopen.  Westbound traffic will be shifted […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

NEIL STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to install domestic water and fire services at 201 N Neil Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete and Broeren Russo Contractors will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 29, 2016 and will reopen on […]

Foothill Drive Road Closure

In order to construct a new storm sewer, Duce Construction will close Foothill Drive between Lincolnshire Drive and Robert Drive. This work will start on Thursday, August 18 at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4 p.m. Monday, August 22. Local residents will be able to access to […]

MCORE Project – Projects 1-3 to be Rebid

MCORE Project – Projects 1-3 to be Rebid Champaign-Urbana, Illinois –At the July 29 Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) bid letting (bid opening), the associated Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Projects had two contracts, one for Champaign and one for Urbana, on the letting. The Champaign contract included MCORE Project 2 (Green Street between Fourth Street […]

Foothill Drive Road Closure

In order to construct a new storm sewer, Duce Construction will close Foothill Drive between Lincolnshire Drive and Robert Drive. This work will start on Thursday, August 18 at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4 p.m. Monday, August 22. Local residents will be able to access to […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 112 E. Green Street, Ace Sign Co. will be closing a lane of Green Street between First Street and Second Street. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.  A lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing one lane of south bound Mattis Avenue between Round Barn Road and John Street. The closure will start on Monday, August 15, 2016, at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.