Category: Public Works Department News

Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will be closing one westbound lane of Springfield Avenue near the Country Fair Drive intersection.  The closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers in the area and encourages caution when traveling […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a restoration project at 302 West Church Street, Solstice Stained Glass will be closing one southbound lane of State Street between Hill Street and Church Street. The lane closure will occur on Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. During the closure, […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

 In order to facilitate contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will close one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue just east of the intersection of Kirby Avenue and Fourth Street.  The work will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 21 and is expected to be completed by 4 p.m. The City appreciates the cooperation […]

Code Compliance, Forestry Tackle Dangerous Trees on Private Property

In recent weeks, Inspector Kim Burnett has been responding to complaints about dangerous trees throughout Champaign. With the cooperation with Forestry Supervisor Andrew Lamoreux, imminently dangerous trees have been identified. Several of those trees were found to be dead ash trees that have been killed due to Emerald Ash Borer infestation. One dying willow tree […]

Emergency Tree Work – Fourth Street and Kirby Avenue

Public Works staff will stabilize a large, potentially dangerous tree near the intersection of Fourth Street and Kirby Avenue. The work has begun and is expected to last into the night.  Partial lane closures will be required in order to facilitate access to the tree by the crews.  The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install a new gas main, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: One east bound lane of Kirby Avenue between Prospect Avenue and Valley Drive (east bound traffic reduced to one lane). Monday, August 21 through Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1, 2017

Marketview Drive Lane Closure

In order to install utility for Comcast, Ervin Cable will be closing one eastbound lane of Marketview Drive between Anthony Drive and Moreland Boulevard. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 21, 2017, and will reopen on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, weather permitting. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.

John Street and Mitchell Drive Lane Closures

In order to construct a new storm sewer, Duce Construction will close one lane of John Street between Jackson Street and Teal Cove Court. Mitchell Court will also be reduced to a single lane. Traffic on John Street and Mitchell Court will both be reduced to a single, shared lane in both directions through a […]

Stonebridge Drive Closure

The Public Works Department has closed Stonebridge Drive to through traffic between Ironwood Lane and Charwick Drive to complete pavement repairs.  The closure began on Monday, August 14 and is expected to reopen on Friday, August 25, weather permitting.  Residents will have access to driveways during this closure. The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers […]