Category: Public Works Department News

Lane Closure – North Mattis Avenue

LANE CLOSURE – NORTH MATTIS AVENUE (Between Glenn Park Drive and Springer Drive) To construct storm sewer and pavement repairs, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane and one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue, between Glenn Park Drive and Springer Drive. First, northbound Mattis Avenue traffic will be merged into a single lane through a […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close both southbound lanes of Prospect Avenue between Healey Street and Green Street.  This work is planned to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 10 and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by noon. Southbound Prospect Avenue traffic will be […]


Fourth Street Road Closure

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close Fourth Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street on Saturday, March 10.  This work is planned to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 9:00 a.m. No through traffic will be allowed; however, access to […]


Round Barn Road – Road Closure

Round Barn Road – Road Closure In order to repair pavement failures, Otto Baum will be closing Round Barn Rd. between Mattis Ave. and Crescent Dr. Repair work will begin on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The closure is expected to last 3 days weather permitting and access to businesses will be maintained at all times. […]


Public Works Department February Service Requests

Public Works Department February Service Requests Citizens and City staff submitted 300 total requests during February 2018.  This was an increase from January’s 175 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 49 (16%) issues. The Sewer section responded to 79 […]


First Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a water main leak on First Street (adjacent to City of Champaign Police Department), Illinois American Water will be closing a southbound lane of First Street between Park Street and University Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, March 12 and will reopen on Friday, March 16. During the repair, […]


Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will intermittently close one eastbound and one westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between Westlawn Avenue and Russell Street.  Traffic will be merged into a single lane in each direction through a short construction work zone. Work is planned to begin at 7:30 a.m. on […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform a hydrant repair at Mattis Avenue and John Street, Illinois American Water Company will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Henry Street and Green Street.  The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, March 7 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  During the closure, northbound traffic will […]


Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements (Street Closures on Washington Street and Carson Avenue)

Street closures are planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Washington Street and Carson Avenue will be closed in order to install storm sewers and other utilities, more specifically: • Washington Street will be closed from Fair Street to Carson Avenue. • Carson Avenue will be closed from […]


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 […]