Category: Public Works Department News

McKinley Avenue Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing McKinley Avenue between Hill Street and Washington Street. The work will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016. This work is expected to take three to four weeks to complete.

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install gas service at 2010 N Neil Street, Ameren Illinois will close one northbound lane of Neil Street between Center Street and Town Center Boulevard.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13.  Northbound Neil Street traffic will be reduced to one […]

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 Church Street and Hill Street.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one […]

White Street and Randolph Street Lane Closures

In order perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close the eastbound lane of White Street between State Street and Randolph Street.  Westbound traffic on White Street will not be impacted by the work.  Randolph Street will be reduced to a single northbound lane through the work zone.   This work is scheduled to start […]

Windsor Road Lane Closure

Windsor Road Lane Closure In order to install a sanitary main for the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District, Stark Excavating has closed one eastbound lane of Windsor Road between Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue.  The lane closure began on Tuesday, May 3 and will reopen by Friday, May 13.  Eastbound Windsor Road traffic will be reduced […]

Hill Street Lane Closure (Lynn Street to Prospect Avenue)

In order to repair a sanitary sewer in the 600 block of west Hill Street, Duce Construction will be closing one lane of Hill Street between Lynn Street and Prospect Avenue.  The closure will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 and is planned to be reopened by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6.  […]

2016 Slurry Seal Project

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, weather permitting, Microsurfacing Contractors, LLC will begin slurry sealing the oil and chip type streets in the southeast one-third of Champaign (see map). The residential streets will be closed for about four hours until the slurry is cured. Heavily traveled streets and streets with businesses will have one lane open at […]

Bristol Place and Garwood: Outreach Events

Bristol Place and Garwood: Outreach Events  Neighborhood Services and Public Works’ Engineering staff hosted an outreach event in the Bristol Place Neighborhood on April 23.  The purpose of the event was to update Bristol Place neighbors on Phase 1 activities of the Bristol Park Plan and also to provide updates on the Upper Boneyard Creek […]

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day In honor of Arbor Day 2016, Public Works Forestry staff planted a tree with students from Edison Middle School on April 29. The planting took place along the west side of the school, on Prairie Street. The City of Champaign is celebrating its 31st anniversary as a member of […]

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan All citizens of Champaign are invited to join City staff for an open discussion regarding the 2016 update to the City’s ADA Transition Plan.  A public open house will take place May 9 from 3-5 pm in Robeson Room A at the Champaign Public Library.  The open […]