Category: Public Works Department News

Champaign Police Department Entryway Gets an Update

The Public Works Concrete Section recently replaced the badly deteriorated brick entryway at the Champaign Police Department which had become unsightly and dangerous. The bricks had become a tripping hazard to the public as well as CPD personnel. The bricks were removed and a new concrete surface was formed in its place.  The front entrance had to […]

2016 Infrastructure Maintenance Project

The 2016 Infrastructure Maintenance Project started the first week of May. Schomburg & Schomburg from Danville is the contractor.  The project consists of three parts: Brick Street Rehabilitation (McKinley Avenue from Washington Street to Church Street); Alley Maintenance (the alley bounded by First Street, Locust Street, Green Street, and John Street); and Traffic Signal Upgrades […]

2016 Annual Asphalt Overlay Project

Work continues on the City’s 2016 Annual Asphalt Overly Project.  Patching work on Prospect Avenue from Devonshire Drive to Ventura Road is complete.  Milling and paving is scheduled to start June 21. Beginning June 13, curb and sidewalk ramp work will start on Bloomington Road between Prospect Avenue and Bradley Avenue. There will be intermittent […]

Park Lane Drive Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing Park Lane Drive between Nottingham Street and Prospect Avenue.  The work will begin on Friday, June 10, 2016.  Park Lane Drive will reopen on Monday, June 13, 2016, weather permitting.

Press Release – Temporary Road Closure I-74 (on behalf of IDOT)

The City of Champaign is sharing this emergency press release on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation. I-74 Resurfacing between Mahomet and Champaign – Temporary Road Closure TONIGHT (Monday, June 6) PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be an emergency closure of I-74 on Monday, June 6, 2016, beginning […]

Armory Avenue Road Closure

In order to install sanitary, storm, and water services at 106 E Armory Avenue, Green Street Realty and Mayfield Construction have closed Armory Avenue between First Street and Second Street.  The lane closure began on Monday, May 23 and was originally slated to reopen on Friday, June 3.  Weather conditions have delayed the work and […]

Locust Street Road Closure

In order to construct new storm sewers, Duce Construction will close Locust Street to through traffic between John Street and Daniel Street.  Traffic on John Street and Daniel Street will not be impacted by the work.  This work is planned to start on Monday, June 6 at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Hill Street and Washington Street.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one […]

2016 Sewer Lining Project

Friday, June 3, 2016, weather permitting, Hoerr Construction will begin performing pre-cleaning and televising throughout the City of Champaign for the 2016 Sewer Lining Project.  Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition.  The project will begin on Wright Street between Armory Avenue and John Street.  All work is dependent on weather conditions. Operations […]

University Avenue Lane Closure (For City Building Window Replacement)

University Avenue Lane Closure (For City Building Window Replacement) In order to replace windows and repair flashing on the south side of the City Building, Dreamworks Construction will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 6, 2016 and will reopen by Friday, […]