Category: Public Works Department News

Infrastructure Maintenance Projects

Feutz Contractors continue to work on the Intersection Improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Randolph Street. Feutz is nearing completion of the north east and south west corners and will start work on the northwest and south east corners next week. The work consists of all new traffic signals, poles, lights, curb bump-outs,…
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Asphalt Overlay Project

On August 12, Cross Construction Company has completed paving work on the first phase of the City’s annual asphalt overlay project. Work remaining, which consists of placing sod in disturbed areas, will be completed this fall. Work will begin in the second phase of the project beginning August 17. Below is a list of streets…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, August 12 and will end on Tuesday, August 18.  One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. Also, all…
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University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 10, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, August 14, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

2015 Pavement Marking Project

Varsity Striping will begin work on the 2015 Pavement Marking Project on Monday, August 10.  The project will include both the removal of old markings and the installation of new markings on various streets within the City of Champaign.  Work is expected to last through the fall and should be completed by November 1.  …
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First Street Lane Closure

In order to utilize a crane at 601 South First Street, Broeren Russo Construction will close the southbound lane of First Street between Healey Street and Green Street. The lane closure will start on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, and will reopen on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. One lane of southbound and northbound traffic will be…
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Cardboard Dumpster Event for Feed the Thing During Move In/Out

As the fall semester begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign is holding a Cardboard Dumpster Event for Feed the Thing During Move In/Out from August 14-25, 2015. Cardboard dumpsters will be placed around the campus town area with the purpose of providing students living in multifamily buildings (apartments, condos, & co-ops…
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August Campus Move In-Out Recycle and Reuse Event

As summer turnover begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profit agencies are continuing their effort to encourage students living in multifamily buildings, fraternities, sororities, and private certified housing to donate any unwanted items that can be resold or reused. The dates scheduled for drop off are: Friday, August 7,…
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Annual Paving Project (Church Street)

Starting Tuesday, August 4, Cross Construction Company will continue paving work on Church Street from Mattis Avenue to Prospect Avenue. The side streets adjacent to Church Street will be closed at times to facilitate surface course paving. Paving work is expected to take the rest of the week (weather pending). All work on Church Street…
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