Category: Public Works Department News

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 Thursday, June 21 and is expected to reopen on Friday, June 22. During the intermittent lane closure, southbound traffic […]


William Street Lane Closures

In order to complete pavement repairs, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of William Street between Maplepark Drive and Oakcrest Drive. The lane closures will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19 and are planned to be completed by 3:00 p.m. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control devices.  […]


Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements (Street Closure on Fair Street)

A street closure is planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Fair Street will be closed in order to install storm sewer and construct new pavement, more specifically: • Fair Street will be closed from Washington Street to the railroad. The street closure listed above is planned to […]


Spring 2018 Electronics Collection Wrap-Up

Spring 2018 Electronics Collection Wrap-Up The spring Residential Electronics Collection Event was on Saturday, May 19 at Parkland College. The bi-annual event is co-sponsored by City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, and Champaign County Probation and Court Services. The sponsors contracted with A-Team Recyclers, LLC, out of […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (between Mattis Avenue and Arrow Road)

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Mattis Avenue and Arrow Road (westbound traffic reduced to one lane).  The closure will begin on Tuesday, June 12 and is expected to be reopened to traffic by Thursday, June 14.


City of Champaign Response for Storm Damage Tree/Natural Debris

The City of Champaign Public Works Department has mobilized resources to respond to Sunday’s storm, that left behind damaged trees, bushes, and other natural debris. Much of this damage was in the area bordered by Windsor Rd., Rising Rd., Kirby Ave., Staley Rd. City-owned and private tree debris is being picked up and will continue […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform fiber optic installation operations, Metro Communications Company will close one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Prospect Avenue and Neil Street.  The lane closure will begin on Thursday, June 14 and is expected to be completed and reopened to traffic on Thursday, June 28.  During the closure, eastbound traffic will be […]


Southwood Drive Lane Closures

In order to complete asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of Southwood Drive between Duncan Road and Stratford Court. The lane closures will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 11 and are planned to be completed by 3:00 p.m. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control […]