Category: Public Works Department News

MCORE Project Construction Work to Restart on March 5

MCORE Project Construction Work to Restart on March 5 On Monday, March 5 work will begin on the 2018 phases of the MCORE Project including: Construction on Third St. – north and south of Green St. Green St. will remain open to vehicular traffic, however work will occur on the sidewalks on Green St. between […]


Fourth Street Lane Closure

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the southbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Avenue and Daniel Street.  Flaggers will be on-site to route traffic through the open northbound lane.  In addition, Fourth Street will not be accessible from eastbound Chalmers Street during the closure. This work is planned […]


Third Street Road Closure

In order to install water services at 209 E University Avenue, Mayfield Construction will close Third Street between University Avenue and Clark Street.  The road closure will begin on Monday, February 19 and will reopen on Monday, February 26, weather permitting.  No through traffic will be allowed on this block during the closure.


Lane Closures on 2.14.18 for Tree Work

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic in the following areas: 1) The 700 block of W University Ave, between Prospect Ave and New St 2) The 500 block of S Prospect Ave, between W Healey St and W Green St 3) The 800 block of […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Haines to Fairway)

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Haines to Fairway) In order to perform a hydrant repair at Prospect Avenue and Hessel Boulvard, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Haines Boulevard and Fairway Drive. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 […]


Lane Closures on 2.13.18 for Tree Work

Lane Closures on 2.13.18 for Tree Work In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the following lanes: 1) The 600 block of N Randolph St, between W Columbia Ave and W Vine St 2) The 700 block of W University Ave, between Prospect Ave and New St 3) The 500 […]


Church Street Lane Closures

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the following lanes: • One lane of Church Street between Willis Avenue and McKinley Avenue. • One lane of Church Street between Draper Avenue and Fair Street. This work is planned to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1 and is planned […]


Champaign Receives Tree City USA Designation for 33rd Year

Champaign Receives Tree City USA Designation for 33rd Year The City of Champaign has been designated as a Tree City USA for 2017. The City has received this designation, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, the USDA Urban and Community Forestry Program, and  the National Association of State […]


Market Street Lane Width Reduction

In order to construct storm sewer repairs, the City of Champaign will narrow one northbound lane of Market Street at the intersection of Bellefontaine Street.  Market Street and Bellefontaine Street traffic will both remain open through a short construction work zone.  Work is planned to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 25 and be […]