Category: Public Works Department News

Mattis Avenue and John Street Lane Closures

In order to complete electric installation for Ameren Illinois, KS Electric will be closing the following: One southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Green Street and John Street. Southbound Mattis Avenue traffic will be reduced to one lane. One lane of John Street between Mattis Avenue and Frank Drive. Eastbound and westbound traffic will be […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch for Ameren Illinois, Shaw Brothers will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between First Street and Second Street.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 31 and reopen on Friday, June 3.  Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project – William Street

As part of the City’s 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on William Street from Mattis Avenue to Crescent Drive is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will continue working; weather permitting, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.   Beginning Tuesday May 24, 2016, William Street between Mattis Avenue and Holiday […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete utility work for AT&T at 1771 W Kirby Ave., Jansen Cable Construction will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Ave between Mattis Avenue and Western Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 24 and will reopen on Friday, May 27, weather permitting.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to […]

Armory Avenue Road Closure

In order to install sanitary, storm, and water services at 106 E Armory Ave., Green Street Realty and Mayfield Construction will be closing Armory Avenue between First Street and Second Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 23 and will reopen on Friday, June 3, weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch for Illinois American Water, Shaw Brothers will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between Fourth Street and Third Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 23, 2016, and reopen on Friday, May 27, 2016. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

212 W. Charles – Sidewalk Obstruction Abated

On March 17, Environmental Inspector Kim Burnett received an email from City of Champaign Forestry Supervisor Andrew Lamoreux regarding a tree blocking passage on a sidewalk at 212 W. Charles.  Burnett investigated and observed the tree was prohibiting clear passage for pedestrians on the sidewalk. The Municipal Code requires trees to have an 8-foot clearance […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close both southbound lanes of Mattis Avenue from John Street to Stonegate Drive.  Southbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane.  The closure will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 through Sunday, May 22, […]

Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 23, 2016, Open Road Paving Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings. There will […]

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 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016, through Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Northbound traffic will be reduced […]