Category: Public Works Department News

2012 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation and Improvements Project

This project was awarded at the July 5, 2012, City Council meeting and consists of rehabilitating various sanitary sewers and appurtenances located throughout the City. It includes a total of approximately 800 lineal feet of new sanitary sewer installed by Horizontal Directional Drilling in the south 500 block of Lynn Street neighborhood and “upsizing” approximately…
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As of March 1, the Public Works Department invited the citizens of Champaign to sign up for a mobile application called SeeClickFix through which problems can be submitted to the department. The SeeClickFix reports may include GPS location of the problem, a photograph, and a description. Problems may also be submitted through the website….
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IDOT Windsor and I-57 Bridge Project Important Construction Dates

O’Neil Brothers, IDOT’s contractor that will replace the Windsor Road bridge over Interstate 57, has identified some important dates in their upcoming construction schedule for Stage 1 work that will impact the traveling public. The key dates and associated construction activities are as follows:  April 1, 2013 Barrier placement on Windsor Road and on Interstate…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic conduit at 201 S. Neil Street for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 1, 2013. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one…
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First Street Lane Closures

In order to complete a sanitary sewer service connection at 75 E Armory Avenue, Mayfield Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between Armory Avenue and Gregory Drive. This work will occur in two phases: Phase One (Monday, March 18 – Wednesday, March 20, 2013) During working hours, two-way traffic on First Street…
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City of Champaign Projects Receive ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

On Friday, February 8, the City of Champaign was awarded American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Merit Awards for three projects: the Boneyard Creek Improvements – Phase 2 Project, the John Street Project, and the HVAC Equipment and Controls – City Facilities Project. Merit Awards are given for projects “worthy of…
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