Category: Public Works Department News

Mattis Avenue Street Construction

The City of Champaign has awarded a contract to Stark Excavating of Bloomington, Illinois. This work will reconstruct Mattis Avenue from south of Curtis Road to south of Congressional Way. Mattis Avenue will be closed to all traffic during construction. Motorists are directed to follow the detour route around the project. Access to Carle Clinic…
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Hollycrest Drive Closure

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, it will be necessary to close Hollycrest Drive at 1105 Hollycrest Drive. The closure will begin Monday, June 15 at 7 a.m. and will last until approximately 6 p.m. on June 15, 2015, weather permitting. Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either the north…
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Russell Street Closure

In order to perform new storm sewer installations, Duce Construction will close Russell Street on both sides of Green Street.  Local traffic on Russell Street will be able to access Russell Street from Healey Street to the north and John Street from the south.  Green Street will remain open to traffic and will not be…
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Sabin Avenue Closure

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close Sabin Avenue on the north side of Church Street.  Local traffic will be able to access Sabin Avenue from Hill Street or Washington Street.  Church Street will remain open to traffic and will not be impacted by the work.  This work will begin on…
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Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close one westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between State Street and Prairie Street.  This will result in westbound through traffic being shifted into the center lane of Springfield Avenue around a short construction work zone.  Eastbound traffic on Springfield Avenue will not be impacted by…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, June 15, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, June 19, 2015. The lane will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. One lane of…
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City Announces Municipal Electric Aggregation Program

On June 4, the City of Champaign accepted a bid for Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) from Homefield Energy that is lower than the default Ameren rate. Beginning June 15, Homefield Energy will send opt-out letters to all qualifying Ameren account holders. Account holders will have until July 6, 2015 to opt-out of the aggregation program….
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2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Mayfair Road

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Mayfair Road from Lincolnshire Drive to Broadmoor Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work on Monday, June 15, 2015, weather permitting. Mayfair Road temporarily will be a one-lane, one-way street southbound from Lincolnshire Drive…
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McKinley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate the installation of a gas service, Ameren Illinois will be closing the northbound lane of McKinley Avenue between Bradley Avenue and Northwood Drive.  The lane closure will occur on the following days: Thursday, June 11 Friday, June 12 Monday, June 15 Tuesday, June 16 Wednesday, June 17 The lane will be…
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Fourth Street Road Closure

In order to disassemble and remove a tower crane for the new high-rise building at 308 East Green Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing Fourth Street between Green Street and Healey Street. The closure will begin on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 10…
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