Category: Public Works Department News

March Public Works Work Orders

Citizens and City staff submitted 251 total requests during March 2017.  This was an increase from February’s 196 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 24 (10%) issues.Sewer Section responded to 22 sewer-related calls and 66 miscellaneous requests for a total […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete power pole work, Ameren Illinois will be closing a northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between John Street and Healey Street.  The closure will occur on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Lane Closures on Mattis Avenue and Glenn Park Drive

In order to continue work on the Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Project, Stark Construction will be closing the outer east lane of northbound Mattis Avenue between Church Street and the railroad.   Northbound Mattis Avenue will be reduced to a single lane though a short work zone; minor traffic delays may occur. Church […]

Curtis Road Lane Closures

In order to extend sanitary sewer across Curtis Road Feutz Contractors will be closing one lane in each direction of Curtis Road between Staley Road and Interstate 57. The closures will begin on Monday April 3 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 5 p.m. on Friday April 7, 2017, weather permitting.

Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements

PHASE 2 WEST WASHINGTON STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS (Tree Removals and Glenn Park Drive Closures) Stark Excavating will begin work on Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements on Monday, April 3. The project involves the construction of a new detention basin located just north of Glenn Park between Mattis Avenue and Miller Avenue. […]

Third Street Road Closure

In order to complete utility work and pavement patching, Broeren Russo and Mayfield Construction will be closing a section of Third Street between John Street and Green Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017, and will reopen on Friday, April 14, 2017.  Through traffic will not be allowed in the area, but […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to remove scaffolding at 217 S. Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on: ·         Friday, March 31, 2017 ·         Monday, April 3, 2017 ·         Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Southbound […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing a southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive and Kirby Avenue.  The lane closure will occur during the following two weeks: ·         April 3 – April 7, 2017 ·         April 10 – April 14, 2017 During the […]

Residential Electronics Collection Event Scheduled

Residential Electronics Collection Event Scheduled A residential electronics collection event is scheduled for May 20 at Parkland College in Champaign (2400 W. Bradley Avenue). In order to participate in the event, residents of participating communities must first register online at Only residents of Bondville, Broadlands, Champaign, Gifford, Homer, Ivesdale, Ludlow, Mahomet, Ogden, Royal, Sadorus, […]

Sixth Street and Wright Street Road Closures

In order to perform sanitary sewer interceptor maintenance, SAK Construction and Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District will be temporarily closing the following streets: – Friday, March 24, 2017 — Sixth Street closed between Grove Street and Vine Street – Monday, March 27, 2017, and Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — Wright Street closed between Grove Street and Vine […]