Category: Public Works Department News

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic conduit for i3 Broadband, Perley Cable Construction will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Westfield Drive and Scottsdale Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, November 27 and will reopen on Monday, December 4.  During the closure, eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]


Free Parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck During December

Free Parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck During December During the month of December, the City of Champaign will offer free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck, as a thank you for patronizing Downtown businesses and restaurants. People who spend $5.00 or more at any Downtown business or restaurant are eligible for one […]


Fall 2017 Residential Electronics Collection Recap

The fall Residential Electronics Collection Event was held the morning of October 14, 2017, at Parkland College. The event was co-sponsored by the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, and Champaign County Probation and Court Services. The sponsors contracted with A-Team Recyclers to process and recycle the […]


Windsor Road Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic conduit, Campus Communications Group will be closing one eastbound lane of Windsor Road between Galen Drive and Prospect Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, November 13 and will reopen on Friday, November 17.  During the closure, eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Chester Street Construction Work to Affect Traffic

CHESTER STREET CONSTRUCTION WORK TO AFFECT TRAFFIC (BETWEEN WALNUT ST. AND NEIL ST.) On Thursday, November 2, 2017, beginning at 8:30a.m., PEMCO Service Company will be replacing the monitoring well lid for an underground storage tank in the 10-east block of Chester Street, near the City Building. To complete this work, PEMCO will saw cut […]


McKinley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, A&R will be closing the northbound lane of McKinley Avenue between Church Street and Park Avenue.  Repair work will begin on Thursday, October 26, weather permitting.  Northbound traffic will not be allowed on the block, however southbound traffic will not be affected.