Category: Public Works Department News

West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Daily Lane Closures – University Avenue at James Street)

Stark Excavating will be performing daily lane closures as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project. Crews will be doing water main work on University Avenue at James Street. The daily lane closures are scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019, and are planned for completion […]


S. Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Open House

S. Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Open House On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 the City of Champaign will host an Open House to discuss the S. Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Project. City staff will be present along with staff from the Village of Savoy, Farnsworth Group (design engineer), and Feutz Construction (contractor). Staff will be available to answer questions […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Single Lane Closures of Church Street at James Street)

Stark Excavating will be performing single lane closures of Church Street at the intersection with James Street as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project. Crews will be saw cutting the roadway pavement at the intersection of Church Street and James Street. The single lane closures are planned to begin […]


MCORE Project 4 Construction Beginning (Wright Street and Armory Avenue)

On Monday, March 4, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) gets underway with Project 4. The first working area/closures are Armory Avenue between Sixth and Fourth, and sidewalk areas along Armory. The full project corridor includes Armory Avenue, (between Fourth Street and Wright Street) and Wright Street (between Armory Avenue and Springfield Avenue). This phase […]


West Washington Phase 3 Construction to Begin

On Monday, March 4, construction will begin on Phase 3 of the West Washington Watershed Drainage Improvements. This project consists of a new storm system that will extend from Preservation Pond to the flooding areas located to the south. The project will also consist of street reconstruction, sidewalk reconstruction, and streetlight work. The streets that […]


Mattis Avenue Single Lane Closures (Healey Street to John Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing single lanes of South Mattis Avenue between Healey Street and John Street. These single lane closures will be of short length and time duration and will affect only one travel lane at any given time. This work will impact northbound […]


Sixth Street Road Closure (Between Green Street and John Street)

In order to complete a series of foundation concrete pours and to erect a tower crane at 708 S. Sixth Street, Core Spaces and Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. These closures will occur intermittently during the months of February and March as construction progresses. The City will provide […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closures (Prospect Avenue to Neil Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, a City contractor will be closing single lanes of Bradley Avenue between Prospect Avenue and Neil Street. These single lane closures will be of short length and time duration, and the closures will affect only one travel lane at any given time. This work will impact […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III

Stark Excavating will be performing intermittent temporary lane closures as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Crews will be locating existing utilities in the project area in anticipation of the proposed work on the streets described below: • Washington Street from Russell Street to Edwin Street • Edwin Street […]