Category: Public Works Department News

2016 Sewer Lining Contract – Wright Street

Hoerr Construction will be lining a sanitary sewer on Wright Street from John Street to Armory Avenue as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Monday, August 1, 2016.  Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. The left turn lane onto Chalmers Street from Wright Street will be closed. Traffic should avoid […]

Fox Drive Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing Fox Drive between Devonshire Drive and State Street. The closure will start on Friday, July 29 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (at Bradley Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue just south of the intersection with Bradley Avenue. This work will not impact traffic traveling on Bradley Avenue. Southbound traffic on Mattis Avenue  will be reduced to one lane through a short work zone and minor delays may […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (at Church Street)

In order to perform a storm sewer repair, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue at the intersection with Church Street. Northbound Mattis Avenue will be reduced to one lane through a short work zone and minor delays may occur. Traffic traveling on Church Street will not be impacted by this work. […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform storm sewer lining, Hoerr Construction will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Healey Street. This work will begin at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 and is planned to be completed by 1:00 a.m. on Friday, July 29.  The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers in […]

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave.

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave. The traffic cabinet at the intersection of Randolph St. and University Ave. was struck by a vehicle, causing the traffic lights to go out. Staff were able to install a temporary cabinet in order to provide power for a flashing red light in three directions. While […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure (Revised)

In order to complete gas service work, Ameren will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Mattis Avenue. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Temporary Traffic Control Changes in Downtown

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGES IN DOWNTOWN 8/4/16 UPDATE TO TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGES IN DOWNTOWN On July 22, the City of Champaign implemented temporary traffic control changes in downtown to accommodate larger crowds and provide for pedestrian safety during 40 North’s Friday Night Live event. Starting this Friday, August 5, the traffic signal and Neil […]

Parking Permit Pick-Up Special Saturday Hours (One Time Only!)

In order to help accommodate University District parkers during the busy move-in season, Public Works’ parking office will be open to the public on Saturday, August 6, 2016, from 8 AM until 2 PM. Completed Academic Year 2016-2017 permits will be available for pick-up if they were purchased prior to August 6th.  Please make sure you have the […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a painting operation at 202 E Green St, Bankier Apartments will be closing the westbound lane of Green Street between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, 2016. Westbound traffic will […]