Category: Public Works Department News

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 10, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, August 14, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

2015 Pavement Marking Project

Varsity Striping will begin work on the 2015 Pavement Marking Project on Monday, August 10.  The project will include both the removal of old markings and the installation of new markings on various streets within the City of Champaign.  Work is expected to last through the fall and should be completed by November 1.   […]

First Street Lane Closure

In order to utilize a crane at 601 South First Street, Broeren Russo Construction will close the southbound lane of First Street between Healey Street and Green Street. The lane closure will start on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, and will reopen on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. One lane of southbound and northbound traffic will be […]

Cardboard Dumpster Event for Feed the Thing During Move In/Out

As the fall semester begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign is holding a Cardboard Dumpster Event for Feed the Thing During Move In/Out from August 14-25, 2015. Cardboard dumpsters will be placed around the campus town area with the purpose of providing students living in multifamily buildings (apartments, condos, & co-ops […]

August Campus Move In-Out Recycle and Reuse Event

As summer turnover begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profit agencies are continuing their effort to encourage students living in multifamily buildings, fraternities, sororities, and private certified housing to donate any unwanted items that can be resold or reused. The dates scheduled for drop off are: Friday, August 7, […]

Annual Paving Project (Church Street)

Starting Tuesday, August 4, Cross Construction Company will continue paving work on Church Street from Mattis Avenue to Prospect Avenue. The side streets adjacent to Church Street will be closed at times to facilitate surface course paving. Paving work is expected to take the rest of the week (weather pending). All work on Church Street […]

Locust Street Closure

In order to set a crane and deliver materials to 29 East Green Street, Custom Service Crane will close a portion of Locust Street between Green Street and John Street.  The closure will occur on Saturday, August 1 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in this area; however, access […]

Duncan Road Closure (North of I-74 Overpass)

To allow for the connection of Olympian Drive to Duncan Road, the City of Champaign will be closing Duncan Road between Meridian Drive and the I-74 overpass.  The road closure will begin on Monday, August 3 and will reopen no later than October 2.  A detour route has been assigned around the construction zone.   […]

Church Street Road Closure

In order to install new storm sewer, Feutz Contractors closed Church Street between Randolph Street and Neil Street. The road closure began at 7 a.m. Monday, July 27 and due to utility conflicts will remain closed until 3 p.m. Thursday, July 30.

Theodore Drive Street Closure

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project it will be necessary to close Theodore Drive on the east side of Mayfair Road. Theodore Drive will remain open west of Mayfair Drive.Weather permitting, the closure will begin Monday, July 27 at 7 a.m. and will last until July 31, 2015. Emergency vehicles may […]