Category: Public Works Department News

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate exterior work at 508 and 608 East University Avenue (Latitude Project), Whittenberg Construction will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Fifth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, December 7, 2015, and will end on January 29, 2016. The lane will be reopened on weekends, […]

December Parking Promotion in the Hill Street Parking Deck

During the month of December, the City of Champaign will offer free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck as a thank you for patronizing Downtown businesses. People who spend $5.00 or more at any Downtown business or restaurant are eligible for one free visit in the parking deck, up to four hours on the […]

Partial Lane Closure 300 Block of South Wright Street

Duce Construction will be making a sanitary sewer repair on the 300 block of South Wright Street between White Street and Stoughton Street. Traffic will have minimal disruptions during this sanitary sewer repair. Traffic will be allowed through this construction zone. On-street meter parking will NOT BE accessible in this construction area. Construction will begin […]

Traffic Signal Outage

The State Farm Center is conducting a planned power outage for electrical work. This outage will affect the traffic signals at First Street at Kirby Avenue and Fourth Street at Kirby Avenue. The intersections will be controlled by temporary STOP signs. The outage is scheduled for Thursday, November 19 to begin at 6 p.m. and […]

Healey Street Road Closure

In order to disassemble the tower crane and to install sanitary and storm utilities at 601 S. First Street, Broeren Russo Construction will close Healey Street between First Street and the Healey Street detention basin. The road closure will occur on the following days: Thursday, November 19, 2015, and Friday, November 20, 2015, from 7 […]

Keep Champaign Beautiful (First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week)

First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week, November 13 – 20, 2015. Cham-Bana Recycles Week is an extension of the nationwide America Recycles Day, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful. On Friday, November 13 from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., members of Keep Champaign Beautiful will kick off the week by handing out FREE reusable shopping bags to […]

West Healey Street Road Closure

In order to make a sanitary sewer repair, Duce Construction will close Healey Street to through traffic between Lynn Street and Elm Street. Traffic will not be allowed through this construction zone. Homeowners will have driveway access from Elm Street. On-street parking will be limited in the construction area. Construction will begin at 7 a.m. […]

Washington Street Bridge Project

In order to complete bridge repairs, Stark Excavating Inc. will close Washington Street between First Street and Second Street. The work will begin on October 26, 2015, and is expected to be completed by November 30, 2015, weather permitting. Please avoid the area during the closure of Washington Street. The City of Champaign would like […]

*EXTENDED* University Avenue Lane Closures between Wright and Fifth Streets

In order to install water services at 508 and 608 East University Avenue (Latitude project), A&R Services has closed both westbound lanes of University Avenue between Wright Street and Fifth Street. The closure began on Monday, October 12, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, October 23, 2015 by noon. Westbound traffic will be reduced to […]

Road Closure Update – 800 Block of West Clark Street

Duce Construction has closed Clark Street between Prospect Avenue and New Street to through traffic in order to make a sanitary sewer repair.  Traffic will not be allowed through this construction zone.  Residents in the construction area will still have access to their driveways from New Street.   Construction began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, […]