Category: Public Works Department News

Windsor Road Lane Closure

Windsor Road Lane Closure In order to install a sanitary main for the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District, Stark Excavating has closed one eastbound lane of Windsor Road between Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue.  The lane closure began on Tuesday, May 3 and will reopen by Friday, May 13.  Eastbound Windsor Road traffic will be reduced […]

Hill Street Lane Closure (Lynn Street to Prospect Avenue)

In order to repair a sanitary sewer in the 600 block of west Hill Street, Duce Construction will be closing one lane of Hill Street between Lynn Street and Prospect Avenue.  The closure will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 and is planned to be reopened by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6.  […]

2016 Slurry Seal Project

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, weather permitting, Microsurfacing Contractors, LLC will begin slurry sealing the oil and chip type streets in the southeast one-third of Champaign (see map). The residential streets will be closed for about four hours until the slurry is cured. Heavily traveled streets and streets with businesses will have one lane open at […]

Bristol Place and Garwood: Outreach Events

Bristol Place and Garwood: Outreach Events  Neighborhood Services and Public Works’ Engineering staff hosted an outreach event in the Bristol Place Neighborhood on April 23.  The purpose of the event was to update Bristol Place neighbors on Phase 1 activities of the Bristol Park Plan and also to provide updates on the Upper Boneyard Creek […]

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day In honor of Arbor Day 2016, Public Works Forestry staff planted a tree with students from Edison Middle School on April 29. The planting took place along the west side of the school, on Prairie Street. The City of Champaign is celebrating its 31st anniversary as a member of […]

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan

2016 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan All citizens of Champaign are invited to join City staff for an open discussion regarding the 2016 update to the City’s ADA Transition Plan.  A public open house will take place May 9 from 3-5 pm in Robeson Room A at the Champaign Public Library.  The open […]

2016 Street Improvements Project – William Street

As part of the City’s 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on William Street from Mattis Avenue to Crescent Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on Monday, May 2, 2016, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, May 2, 2016, William Street will be closed from Holiday […]

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day 2016, Public Works Forestry staff will plant a tree with students from Edison Middle School on Friday, April 29 at 12:00 p.m. The planting will take place along the west side of the school, on Prairie Street. The City of Champaign is celebrating its 31st anniversary as a member of […]

Crestwood Drive Lane Closure

In order to facilitate street repairs, the Public Works Department will close one lane of Crestwood Drive between Ladue Drive and Clayton Road. The lane closure will begin on Monday, April 25 and is planned to be reopened by Monday, May 9. Please obey all traffic signs and use caution in the area.

Hill Street Road Closure

In order to set a crane and deliver materials to 301 N Neil Street, Custom Service Crane will close a portion of Hill Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street.  The closure will occur on Wednesday, April 20, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Through traffic will not be allowed in this area; however, access […]