Category: Public Works Department News

2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project – William Street Closure

As part of the City’s 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on William Street from Mattis Avenue to Crescent Drive is being rehabilitated.  Beginning Monday June 13, 2016, William Street between Crescent Drive and Hollycrest Drive will be closed.   Please pay close attention to construction signs, traffic control devices, and marked detours. […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Hill Street and Washington Street.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2016.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Locust Street Road Closure

In order to construct new storm sewers, Duce Construction will close Locust Street to all through traffic between Daniel Street and Chalmers Street.  Traffic on Daniel Street and Chalmers Street will not be impacted by the work.  This work is planned to start on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be […]

First Street Construction Update

Stark Excavating began construction on First Street between Kirby Avenue and Gregory Drive on May 16.  The construction consists of the replacement of existing PCC pavement, new storm sewers, new PCC sidewalk, and new street lights.  This work has an interim completion date of August 12, which is prior to the move-in date for the […]

Champaign Police Department Entryway Gets an Update

The Public Works Concrete Section recently replaced the badly deteriorated brick entryway at the Champaign Police Department which had become unsightly and dangerous. The bricks had become a tripping hazard to the public as well as CPD personnel. The bricks were removed and a new concrete surface was formed in its place.  The front entrance had to […]

2016 Infrastructure Maintenance Project

The 2016 Infrastructure Maintenance Project started the first week of May. Schomburg & Schomburg from Danville is the contractor.  The project consists of three parts: Brick Street Rehabilitation (McKinley Avenue from Washington Street to Church Street); Alley Maintenance (the alley bounded by First Street, Locust Street, Green Street, and John Street); and Traffic Signal Upgrades […]

2016 Annual Asphalt Overlay Project

Work continues on the City’s 2016 Annual Asphalt Overly Project.  Patching work on Prospect Avenue from Devonshire Drive to Ventura Road is complete.  Milling and paving is scheduled to start June 21. Beginning June 13, curb and sidewalk ramp work will start on Bloomington Road between Prospect Avenue and Bradley Avenue. There will be intermittent […]

Park Lane Drive Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing Park Lane Drive between Nottingham Street and Prospect Avenue.  The work will begin on Friday, June 10, 2016.  Park Lane Drive will reopen on Monday, June 13, 2016, weather permitting.

Press Release – Temporary Road Closure I-74 (on behalf of IDOT)

The City of Champaign is sharing this emergency press release on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation. I-74 Resurfacing between Mahomet and Champaign – Temporary Road Closure TONIGHT (Monday, June 6) PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be an emergency closure of I-74 on Monday, June 6, 2016, beginning […]

Armory Avenue Road Closure

In order to install sanitary, storm, and water services at 106 E Armory Avenue, Green Street Realty and Mayfield Construction have closed Armory Avenue between First Street and Second Street.  The lane closure began on Monday, May 23 and was originally slated to reopen on Friday, June 3.  Weather conditions have delayed the work and […]