Category: Public Works Department News

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Hollycrest Drive from Ola Drive to John Street will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Hollycrest Drive will temporarily…
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2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE Champaign – 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 begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 4, 2015. Holiday Drive will temporarily…
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West Clark Street Road Closure

WEST CLARK STREET ROAD CLOSURE Champaign – On Friday, May 1, 2015, west Clark Street will be closed from Lynn Street to Elm Street due to contracted tree work.  The work is expected to begin at 8:30 a.m. and should be completed by 12:00 p.m., weather permitting. No through traffic will be permitted in the…
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Public Works March Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 426 total requests during March 2015. This was a 32% increase from February’s 289 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff.   Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 48 (11%) of the issues.   The Sewer Section responded to 62 (15%)…
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New MobileMeter App Simplifies Paying For Parking In Champaign

New MobileMeter App Simplifies Paying For Parking In Champaign Drivers in Champaign no longer need to worry about finding loose change or running back to feed an expired parking meter. They’ll be able to conveniently pay for parking using their smartphone. Beginning mid-April, the City of Champaign will implement MobileMeter, a new service that allows…
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Valley Brook Drive Lane Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing the east bound lane of Valley Brook Drive between Duncan Road and Branch Road. The closure will begin on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, and will reopen on Monday, April 6, 2015, weather permitting. Driveways in the work zone may be inaccessible for a period of…
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City of Champaign Spring Yard Waste Pickup Scheduled

The City of Champaign Public Works Department will begin Spring Yard Waste Pickup on Monday, March 30, 2015. Pickup will last for four weeks and end on April 24, 2015. To assist with distribution of pickup, the City has been divided into five Orange Zones and five Blue Zones, with each zone scheduled for two…
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Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

Champaign – In order to install domestic water and fire services at 1201 Providence Circle (NW corner of Bradley and McKinley), DUCE Construction will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and James Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, March 9, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, March 13,…
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