Category: Public Works Department News

Fourth Street

Stark Excavating continues to make progress towards the project completion. Stark is currently working on the placement of the topsoil, rip rap and general project clean up along 4th Street. Champaign Signal and Lighting (CSL) has completed the construction of the traffic signals at 4th St. and Windsor Road. CSL is working to complete the […]

Infrastructure Maintenance Project

The Infrastructure Maintenance Project began this month. Beniach Construction has completed the Alley Maintenance and the Infrastructure Repair portions of the project. Beniach Construction will be working on the brick street repair on Elm Street and sidewalk gap on North Neil Street near the mall with an estimated completion date of July 19, 2013. This […]

Green Street Lane Closure

Broeren Russo Construction, Inc. has scheduled a lane closure on Green Street for construction of the 112 E. Green Apartments. A portion of the westbound lane of Green Street between Second Street and First Street (adjacent to the property) will be closed from Monday, June 24, 2013 through Friday, November 1, 2013. The closure will […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a gas service connection, Ameren Illinois will close one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Rosewood Drive and Crescent Drive on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.  

Market Street

Cross Construction continues working on the infrastructure improvements to Market Street from Kenyon Drive to Olympian Drive. Work on the installation of new PCC Sidewalk and curb & gutter along the east side of Market Street continues. When completed, this work will replace the deteriorating section of pavement, replace sidewalk, install new street lighting, provide […]

Fourth Street

Stark Excavating continues to make progress towards the project completion. The construction of curb and gutter, on the last stage of Hazelwood, has been completed. The proposed pavement on Hazelwood will be installed by the end of next week, weather permitting. Currently, Stake is installing the 10-foot combination sidewalk and bike path along the west […]

May Service Request Totals

A total of 404 service requests from citizens and City staff were recorded during May 2013 in the Public Works Department. This count decreased by 198 (33%) requests compared to the 602 requests that were received in April. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Forty-six (11%) of the […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate work at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street on Monday, June 10, 2013 between 7am and 12pm. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Church Street Road Closure

In order to complete a large concrete pour at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, customers of First Bank and those who require […]

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan – 2013 Update

On April 25 at the university and on May 29 at the Public Library, the City hosted public open houses to discuss the ADA Transition Plan – 2013 Update. The open houses provided the citizens of Champaign the opportunity to learn more about the requirements of Title II of the ADA (access to City programs […]