Category: Construction Press Releases

Recent Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address  Cost of Construction  Date Issued  Developer/Business  627 S. Wright $298,000.00 06-11-14 JSM Development Services 2902 Farber $460,000.00 06-10-14 Petry-Kuhne Co.  

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair damaged pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Dodds Drive and La Sell Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, June 13, 2014.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Elm Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Elm Street between White Street and Union Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 9, 2014. No thru traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access off of Elm St. will be closed for no more […]

Elm Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Elm Street between Springfield Avenue and Union Street. The closure will begin on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. No thru traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access off of Elm St. will be closed for no more than […]

Walnut Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate roofing work at 30 Main Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Taylor Street and Main Street for crane placement. The road closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on: Thursday, June 5 Friday, June 6 Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

Annual Paving Project – Rising Road

Starting June 2, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on a portion of the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The work will consist of pavement patching on Rising Road between Jacks Boulevard and Kirby Avenue. The southbound lane will be closed during construction. Work will be completed by June 16, 2014. The City of Champaign would […]

Bradley Ave Gas Leak – Final Update

At the time of this update, Bradley Avenue is re-opened to traffic. Ameren has been able to control the release of gas in this area and will continue to make repairs. For questions regarding this media release contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal, Phone: (217) 403-7210

Bradley Avenue Closure – Gas Leak Update

At the time of this update, Bradley Avenue, between Market Street and Fourth Street, remains closed. Other intersecting roads closed in the area of the leak are: Oak Street at Bradley Avenue; North Chestnut Street at Bradley Avenue; and North Clock Street at Bradley Avenue. Ameren has shut off the gas and is waiting for […]

Bradley Avenue Closure – Gas Leak

In order to repair a major gas leak, Bradley Avenue, between Market Street and Fourth Street, is closed. Other intersecting roads closed in the area of the leak are: Oak Street at Bradley Avenue; North Chestnut Street at Bradley Avenue; and North Clock Street at Bradley Avenue. Oak Trace Apartments on Bradley Avenue were evacuated. […]

Temporary Changes in Parking at Illinois Terminal Parking Lot Due to Resurfacing

TEMPORARY CHANGES IN PARKING AT UNIVERSITY AND MARKET PARKING LOT (ILLINOIS TERMINAL) DURING RESURFACING Champaign – In order to resurface the University and Market parking lot (Illinois Terminal), sections of the lot will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, May 27, 2014 for approximately two weeks. Tuesday 5/27/14 through Monday 6/2/14 – The north section of […]