Category: Public Works Department News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will close one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Sangamon Drive.  The closure will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 15 and is planned for completion by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, weather permitting. The closure will take place […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Street Closures on Flora Drive and Flora Court)

Street closures are planned as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Flora Court and Flora Drive will be closed in order to install storm sewers and other utilities, more specifically: • Flora Drive will be closed from Flora Court to Elmwood Drive. • Flora Court will be closed. The […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Daily Lane Closures)

Stark Excavating will be performing daily lane closures as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  One lane on University Avenue at James Street, and one lane on Church Street at James Street will be closed during the day while crews are working. The daily lane closures are planned to […]


Sixth Street Closures between Green Street and John Street – POSTPONED

In order to complete a series of foundation concrete pours, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. These closures will occur intermittently during the months of April and May as construction progresses. The City will provide notification for each scheduled closure. The following closures have […]


MCORE Project 4 – Armory Avenue Pavement Patching (Fourth Street to Sixth Street)

On Friday, April 12, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will convert Armory Avenue between Fourth Street and Sixth Street to one-way eastbound in order to complete a pavement patch near the intersection with Fifth Street. Armory Avenue will remain one-way eastbound between Fourth and Sixth until Monday, April 15. Southbound Sixth Street traffic will […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch at the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Redwood Drive, Shaw Brothers and Illinois American Water have closed a westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between James Street and Redwood Drive.  The lane will reopen on Friday, April 12, 2019.  During the closure, westbound traffic will be reduced to one […]


Sixth Street Road Closures (Between Green Street and John Street)

In order to complete a series of foundation concrete pours, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. These closures will occur intermittently during the months of April and May as construction progresses. The City will provide notification for each scheduled closure. The following closures have […]


Public Works Shares March Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 291 total requests during March 2019.  This was an increase from February’s 288 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 35 (12 percent) issues. The Sewer Section responded to 32 percent of the service requests.  […]


Lane Closures Near the Bradley Avenue/Bloomington Road Intersection

In order to complete a pavement patch in the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Bloomington Road, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will close the following lanes: • One westbound lane of Bradley Avenue will be closed between Randolph Street and State Street. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. The […]


City of Champaign Named a Tree City USA for 34th Consecutive Year

City of Champaign Named a Tree City USA for 34th Consecutive Year The City of Champaign is proud to announce it has been named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of our commitment to effective management of our urban forest. The City received Tree City USA recognition by meeting […]