Category: General Press Releases

City of Champaign Prepares for Budget Gap

City Departments Develop Budget Savings Ideas for City Council Review City of Champaign departments have spent the past three months participating in a “Budget Contingency Planning” process to identify ways that the City can reduce its budget in anticipation of potentially significant financial challenges. Based upon the most recent information available, the City expects to…
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2010 Infrastructure Maintenance

Annual Alley Maintenance Feutz paved the alleys bounded by 5th, 6th, Church and Park Streets; 4th, 5th, Eureka and Tremont Street. Punch list items remain. Neighborhood Infrastructure Repair Bristol Rd. from Harrington Dr. to Lynwood Dr. Seaton Court Galen Drive – 2600 Block Lynn Street – 1000 Block Clark Street – 500 Block All sidewalk…
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2010 Concrete Street Maintenance

Mattis Avenue from Kirby Ave to Mattis Ave Devonshire Drive from Mattis Ave to Lakeside Dr Frank Drive from John St to Alton Dr Champaign Street from Beardsley Avenue to Eureka Street Crescent Drive from Barberry Drive to Hemlock Drive All major concrete work is finished. The contractor is working on remedial work and punch…
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Canadian National Railroad to work on University Avenue Viaduct Starting October 18

Starting Monday, October 18, Canadian National Railroad is having Fibrwrap Construction, L.P. (www.fibrwrapconstruction.com) install a carbon fibre wrap application that will strengthen the deteriorating concrete surfaces of the viaduct. The work is expected to last for several weeks and will involve lane closures on University Avenue in the area of the viaduct. The work will…
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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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