Category: Construction Press Releases

Church Street Lane Closure

In order to accommodate a crane for a material delivery at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close the eastbound lane of Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Monday, November 25, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. Westbound traffic will remain open during this work.

Chalmers Street Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 600 block of Chalmers Street, A&R Services will be closing Chalmers Street between Wright Street and Sixth Street beginning Monday, November 25, 2013, and finishing on Friday, November 29, 2013. All driveways along Chalmers St. will remain open at all times.

Sixth Street Road Closure

In order to assemble and erect a man and material hoist at 519 E. Green Street, Broeren Russo will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. The closure will occur on Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area. All lanes […]

Georgetown Drive Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 1700 block of Georgetown Drive, A&R Services will be closing Georgetown Drive between Mayfair Road and Broadmoor Drive from Wednesday, November 20, 2013, to Friday, November 22, 2013, weather permitting. All driveways along Georgetown Drive will remain open at all times.

North Fourth Street Maintenance Project Update

G.M. Sipes, the City’s contractor for the 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, has been performing street repairs and sidewalk ramp updates along North Fourth Street, between University Avenue and Columbia Avenue this fall. The work is nearing completion. Remaining work includes finishing up concrete patching for the southbound half of the street, updating sidewalk ramps […]

City of Champaign Public Works Crews Assisting with Gifford Tornado Cleanup

The City of Champaign Public Works Department has deployed eight staff members and seven pieces of equipment to assist with the cleanup in the Village of Gifford, in response to Sunday’s tornado. While assisting with the cleanup, City staff will be under the direction of the on-site command staff from the Champaign County Emergency Management […]

Lane closure on University

In order to replace pavement from a water main break, Illinois American Water will close one westbound lane of University Avenue between Fifth Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 and will reopen by Friday, November 22, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Columbia Avenue Road Closure

On Friday, November 8, 2013, the City of Champaign will be closing a portion of the 400 block of East Columbia Avenue for an honorary street name dedication ceremony. Columbia Avenue will be closed to thru traffic at Fourth Street to just west of the first residential driveway on the south side of Columbia Avenue. […]

Honorary Street Ceremony

The City of Champaign will honor Reverend Arthur Burks by dedicating a portion of Columbia Avenue, between Fourth Street and Wright Street, as Honorary Rev. Arthur Burks Way. The honorary street sign will be unveiled on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 12 p.m. during a ceremony at the northeast corner of Columbia Avenue and Fourth […]

Street Closure on East Park Street

Pipe Vision will be performing storm sewer lining on East Park Street between Fourth Street and Fifth Street. In order to complete this work, East Park Street will be closed at Fifth Street. This will prevent thru-traffic on East Park Street between Fourth Street and Fifth Street. Local traffic will be able to access East […]