Category: Public Works Department News

Kirby Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic in each direction on Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street.  The work will begin on Tuesday, September 11 at 9 a.m. and is planned to be completed by 4 p.m. Please pay close attention to construction signs […]


Foley Street Lane Closure – REVISED

In order to repair a broken sanitary sewer, Duce Construction has closed the southbound lane in the 700 block of Foley Street between John Street and William Street.  Traffic on Foley Street may have periods of total closure.  No parking will be allowed in the 700 block of Foley Street while construction is in progress.  Work began on […]


Registration for Fall Residential Electronics Collection Event

The online registration for the next Residential Electronics Collection event for residents living in participating communities in Champaign County will open on Monday, September 10, 2018, at 8:00 a.m.  The link to the online registration system is: http://ecycle.simplybook.me/.  The collection event will take place on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley […]


University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a water main relocation project near Central High School, Cross Construction will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between New Street and Lynn Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, September 10 and will reopen on Thursday, September 20.  During the closure, eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.  […]


Native Perennials Pollinator Gardens at Second Street Basin

Native Perennials and Pollinator Gardens at Second Street Basin In an effort to expand the use of native plants and attract beneficial pollinators, the Forestry Section installed native plants in the Second Street Basin waterfall and also installed four new Pollinator Gardens late this spring. Areas of turf were removed last year and prepared for […]


State Street Intermittent Lane Closures

In order to perform asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will intermittently close lanes of State Street between John Street and Hessel Boulevard.  The work will begin on Tuesday, September 4 and is planned to be completed by Friday, September 7. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control devices.  Please proceed […]


Wright Street Lane Closure

In order to perform crane operations at 615 S. Wright Street, Broeren Russo Builders, Inc., will intermittently close the southbound lane of Wright Street between Green Street and Healey Street.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, September 5 and is expected to reopen on Thursday, September 6. During the intermittent lane closure, southbound traffic […]


Duncan Road Lane Reductions

The Public Works Department will be completing asphalt street repairs on Duncan Road between Valley Brook Drive and Windsor Road.  The work will require reduction in lane size as well as possible lane shifts.  Both lanes of traffic will remain open during the work.  The work is beginning today, Monday, August 27 and is expected […]


Green Street Lane Closures

In order to complete a sanitary sewer service repair at 608 W. Green Street, Mid Illinois Concrete will close the westbound lane and center lane of Green Street between Lynn Street and New Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, August 27 and will reopen by noon on Friday, August 31.  During the closure, westbound traffic will […]


Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to complete fiberoptic installation, Direct Line and Uniti Fiber will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between White Street and University Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 27 and will reopen by noon on Friday, August 31.  During the closure northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.