Category: General Press Releases

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close one westbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street.  This will result in westbound University Avenue traffic being merged into a single lane through the construction work zone.  This work will begin on Monday, June 1, and is planned to be…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will be closing a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will occur on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work.

Champaign City Council Accepting Applications to Fill District 1 Vacancy

The City of Champaign is now accepting applications from residents interested in filling the vacant District 1 Council office. Applications are available on the City’s website ( and in the Mayor’s Office (Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil St.). The deadline to submit completed applications to the Mayor’s Office is 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June…
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Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to accommodate a sign installation at 201 W Springfield Avenue, American Dowell Sign Company will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Healey Street and Springfield Avenue.  The lane closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on: Friday, May 22 Tuesday, May 26 Wednesday, May 27 Northbound traffic will…
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Registration Open for Champaign City Government 101 Academy

The City of Champaign is proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for residents to learn about the inner workings of local government. The new Champaign City Government 101 Academy will educate the public about the organization and operation of the City of Champaign and promote civic engagement. The 11-class Academy will cover topics like…
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Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged storm sewer and relocate fiber optic cable, Custom Underground will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, and will reopen by Friday, May 22, 2015, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced…
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2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Holiday Drive

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Holiday Drive from William Street to Frank Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue working; weather permitting, Monday, May 18, 2015.   Beginning Monday, May 18, Holiday Drive will temporarily be a one lane, one…
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Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 18, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project.The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings.There will be intermittent lane…
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2015 Wellness Spring Fling

On Monday, May 18, 2015, the City of Champaign will team up with the CommUnity Matters partners to put on an annual community resource fair. This year’s event will be held at Garden Hills Elementary School Gymnasium from 5-7 pm and will combine a wellness resource fair and family festival which is open to the…
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Deadline Extended: 2015 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards – Call for Nominations

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the I Hotel and Conference Center at 1900 S. First Street in Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals…
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