Category: Public Works Department News

Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 18, 2015, Cross Construction 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 be intermittent lane…
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MCORE Project Partner Agencies to Host Open House

The partner agencies in the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project (www.mcoreproject.com) will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Illini Union Ballroom C (1401 W Green St., Urbana). The open house will be held between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The purpose of…
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2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Hollycrest Drive from Ola Drive to John Street will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Hollycrest Drive will temporarily…
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2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Holiday Drive from William Street to Frank Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 4, 2015. Holiday Drive will temporarily…
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West Clark Street Road Closure

WEST CLARK STREET ROAD CLOSURE Champaign – On Friday, May 1, 2015, west Clark Street will be closed from Lynn Street to Elm Street due to contracted tree work.  The work is expected to begin at 8:30 a.m. and should be completed by 12:00 p.m., weather permitting. No through traffic will be permitted in the…
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Public Works March Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 426 total requests during March 2015. This was a 32% increase from February’s 289 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff.   Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 48 (11%) of the issues.   The Sewer Section responded to 62 (15%)…
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New MobileMeter App Simplifies Paying For Parking In Champaign

New MobileMeter App Simplifies Paying For Parking In Champaign Drivers in Champaign no longer need to worry about finding loose change or running back to feed an expired parking meter. They’ll be able to conveniently pay for parking using their smartphone. Beginning mid-April, the City of Champaign will implement MobileMeter, a new service that allows…
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Valley Brook Drive Lane Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing the east bound lane of Valley Brook Drive between Duncan Road and Branch Road. The closure will begin on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, and will reopen on Monday, April 6, 2015, weather permitting. Driveways in the work zone may be inaccessible for a period of…
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City of Champaign Spring Yard Waste Pickup Scheduled

The City of Champaign Public Works Department will begin Spring Yard Waste Pickup on Monday, March 30, 2015. Pickup will last for four weeks and end on April 24, 2015. To assist with distribution of pickup, the City has been divided into five Orange Zones and five Blue Zones, with each zone scheduled for two…
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