Category: Public Works Department News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to facilitate a fiber optic boring across Mattis Avenue, Campus Communications Group will close the following lanes of Mattis Avenue from Tuesday, July 21 to Thursday, July 23: – One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue will be closed between John Street and Green Street.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Randolph Street and Church Street Intersection Construction

In order to update traffic signals and sidewalk ramps, Feutz Contractors will be removing traffic signals and installing temporary stop signs while the new ramps and traffic signals are being installed.  The work will require occasional lane closures. The work will begin on Monday, July 20 and should be finished on Monday, August 31, weather […]

State Street Lane Closure (Green Street to John Street)

Duce Construction will be repairing a sanitary sewer in the 600 block of South State Street between Green Street and John Street. In order to complete this work, State Street between Green Street and John Street will be reduced to one lane for the duration of this repair. Local traffic will have access to this […]

Georgetown Drive Street Closure

Due to weather delays Georgetown Drive will remain closed at Mayfair Road. Weather permitting Georgetown Drive at Mayfair Road will reopen Friday, July 17. Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either Georgetown Drive or Mayfair Road. The work at Georgetown Drive and Mayfair Road is part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project.

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois and PAR Electric will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13and will reopen on Friday, July 17. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.  

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project Mayfair Road Stark has completed the reconstruction of the pavement on the north bound lane of Mayfair between Lincolnshire and Broadmoor and has begun work on the southbound lane. The project consists of removal and replacement of large portions of concrete and curb and gutter and lawn restoration. The completion […]

June Public Works Service Requests

June Public Works Service Requests Citizens and City staff submitted 459 total requests during June 2015.  This was a 36% increase from May’s 337 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 43 (9.4%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded […]

Mattis Avenue Project

Mattis Avenue Project The City of Champaign has awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to construct turn lanes on Mattis Avenue at Congressional Way.  Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October 2015.  Stark has started the earth excavation and base preparations for the pavement widening.  The weather has […]

Olympian Drive Project

Olympian Drive Project The State of Illinois awarded a contract to Feutz Contractors to complete Olympian Drive from Legacy Dr to Duncan Road.  Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October 2015.  Feutz is currently working on removing topsoil from the project area.  The weather has not been cooperating […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a driveway approach at Memorial Stadium, DUCE Construction will close a westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 17, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.