Category: General Press Releases

Washington Street Viaduct Closing

On Tuesday October 12, 2010, the viaduct was closed to make repairs to the wiring. A recent truck accident hitting the west side of the viaduct caused damage to the conduit, wiring, lighted height sign and street lighting. The viaduct was closed for about 4 hrs to make the repairs.

Springfield Avenue Water Leak

In the last week Illinois American Water determined that the location of the leak causing the water flow at the Springfield Avenue viaduct was located in the west 100 block of Springfield Avenue. The leak was repaired overnight, Friday, October 8, 2010. Pavement was restored on Monday, October 11, 2010, and the road is fully…
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City to Defend Vine Street Lawsuit

The City of Champaign has received a copy of the Complaint filed by Jeshaun Manning-Carter and Laura Manning, his mother, concerning an incident that occurred October 9, 2009 – the accidental shooting death of Kiwane Carrington and the arrest of Manning-Carter at 906 W. Vine Street. The Complaint alleges that Carrington was shot by Police…
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Crime Prevention Month Activities

Champaign Police Department Crime Prevention Month Activities In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October as Crime Prevention Month. Since then, government agencies, civic groups, schools, businesses and youth organizations have reached out to educate the public and explore new partnerships during this special month. Throughout October, the Champaign Police Department will conduct a…
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Commercial Permits Issued

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2404 Fields South Dr. $1,334,143.00 09/30/10 Wells & Wells Construction/MultiFamily 2402 Fields South Dr. $1,426,656.00 9/30/10 Wells & Wells Construction/MultiFamily

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