Category: Public Works Department News

Ameren Remediation Work

Ameren contractors will begin remediation work at the 5th and Hill site, location of the former Champaign Manufactured Gas Plant, on January 25, 2017. The sidewalk along the west side of the site has been closed. The work is expected to last for four weeks, weather depending. For more information about this site, including a Fact Sheet […]

Windsor Road Lane Closure

Windsor Road Lane Closure In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing one East bound lane of Windsor Road between Neil Street and First Street. The closure will start on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25.

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete an equipment installation at 217 South Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Clark Street Road Closure

In order to patch pavement from a water service repair at 508 East Clark Street, A&R Services has closed a section of Clark Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The closure began at 7 a.m. Tuesday, January 17 and will reopen on Friday, January 20, 2017, weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed, […]

Third Street Road Closure

In order to remove a tower crane at 212 East Green Street, Broeren Russo Construction will be closing one block of Third Street between Green Street and Healey Street. The closure is scheduled to begin on Friday, January 13, 2017, at 7 a.m. and to reopen on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 7 p.m. Through […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged water hydrant, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a northbound lane of State Street, just south of Kirby Avenue.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, and will reopen on Friday, January 13, 2017, weather permitting.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling

Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling The City of Champaign offers two convenient options to recycle your Christmas tree this month. Curbside Collection: Trees will be collected in the Blue Zones on January 9 and in the Orange Zones on January 11.  To enjoy this free service, residents simply place their tree within four feet of the […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

Champaign – In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Hardesty Concrete will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, December 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Clark Street Road Closure

Champaign – In order to repair a leaking water service, A&R Services have closed Clark Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.  The closure began on Tuesday, December 20 and will reopen on Thursday, December 22, 2016, weather permitting.  Through traffic is not allowed in the area, but access to local properties will be maintained.

New Speed Limits on Kirby and Bradley Overpasses

New Speed Limits on Kirby and Bradley Overpasses Two new Traffic Control Orders were recently approved by the City Manager and will soon be implemented.  The first order will reduce the posted speed limit along Kirby Avenue, between Staley Road and Duncan Road, to 35 mph.  A similar change will be made along Bradley Avenue, […]