Category: Public Works Department News

Springfield Avenue Lane Closures (EXTENDED)

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of Springfield Avenue between New Street and Elm Street.   Through traffic will be facilitated by routing the closed lane of traffic through the center turn lane.  This work is planned to continue at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 11 and […]

Springfield Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of Springfield Avenue between New Street and Elm Street.   Through traffic will be facilitated by routing the closed lane of traffic through the center turn lane.  This work is planned to start on Wednesday, May 10 at 8:00 a.m. and […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of Green Street between Pine Street and New Street.  Flaggers will be on site to facilitate through traffic utilizing the westbound lane.  This work is planned to start on Monday, May 8 at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lane: One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between William Street and John Street (northbound traffic reduced to one lane). The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 8 and reopen on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

2017 Slurry Seal Project

On Wednesday, May 10, weather permitting, Microsurfacing Contractors, LLC will begin slurry sealing the oil and chip type streets in the north one-third of Champaign (see attached 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 […]

Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Chester Street, from First Street to the railroad viaduct will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on Monday, May 8, weather permitting. Beginning on Monday, May 8, Chester Street will be reduced […]

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Winchester Drive Road Closure

As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Winchester Drive from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive will be reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project, Otto Baum, will begin work Monday, May 8, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, May 8, Winchester Drive will be closed from Broadmoor Drive south to 1809 […]

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale This Weekend!

It’s not too late to order rain barrels for this sale!  Rain barrels can be ordered HERE.  Sale information is as follows: Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: 208 S. Vine, Urbana (Corner of S. Vine and E. Green in Urbana; parking lot north of the Urbana City Building, across […]

Birch Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and replace equipment at 1417 S. Neil Street, Design-Air Heating & Air Conditioning will close Birch Street between State Street and Frederick Street. The closure begins on Tuesday, May 2 and reopens on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area. Access to local […]

City of Champaign Celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day 2017, Public Works Forestry staff will plant a tree with students from Holy Cross School on Friday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m.  The planting will take place in front of the school on 410 W. White Street.  The tree is replacing an ash tree that was removed due to Emerald […]