Category: Public Works Department News

Church Street Lane Closures

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the following lanes: • One lane of Church Street between Willis Avenue and McKinley Avenue. • One lane of Church Street between Draper Avenue and Fair Street. This work is planned to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1 and is planned […]

Champaign Receives Tree City USA Designation for 33rd Year

Champaign Receives Tree City USA Designation for 33rd Year The City of Champaign has been designated as a Tree City USA for 2017. The City has received this designation, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, the USDA Urban and Community Forestry Program, and  the National Association of State […]

Market Street Lane Width Reduction

In order to construct storm sewer repairs, the City of Champaign will narrow one northbound lane of Market Street at the intersection of Bellefontaine Street.  Market Street and Bellefontaine Street traffic will both remain open through a short construction work zone.  Work is planned to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 25 and be […]

Carle at the Fields Subdivision Opening

Carle at the Fields Subdivision Opening Public streets in the new Carle at the Fields subdivision will be open to the public beginning on Monday, January 29, 2018.  New traffic signals at the intersection of Fields South Drive and Curtis Road as well as the intersection of Healthcare Drive and Staley Road will be active.  […]

Harvard Street Road Closure

In order to construct an emergency sanitary sewer repair, Duce Construction will close Harvard Street to thru traffic between McKinley Avenue and Willis Avenue.  Homeowners on Harvard Street will have access to driveways or on-street parking during this sanitary sewer repair.  No Parking will be allowed where NO PARKING SIGNS are located while construction is […]

Christmas/Holiday Tree Collection

Christmas/Holiday Tree Collection The City of Champaign offers two convenient options to recycle your Christmas/Holiday tree in January. Curbside Collection: To enjoy this free service, residents simply place their tree within four feet of the curb before 6:00 am on their scheduled pickup day. Trees will be collected in the Orange Zone on Monday, January 8 and in the […]

Campus Signals to Change to Four Way Stops Over Break

Due to decreased vehicle and pedestrian traffic during winter break, several campus traffic signals have been adjusted to act as a four-way stop by continuously flashing red. Flash will begin Friday, December 22, 2017. Normal signal operations will resume Friday, January 12, 2018. The signals are at the intersections of: Fourth Street and Peabody Drive […]

Green Street Reopening and Temporary Road Closure Announcement

On Friday, December 15, 2017 (by 3:30 p.m.), the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will reopen Green Street between Neil Street and Fourth Street. Some construction activities will occur over the winter and into 2018 as temperatures allow. This work includes: street lighting; streetscape items such as pavers in parkway, bike loops, and landscaping; and […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to complete storm sewer and pavement repairs, Duce Construction will close the northbound lane of State Street between Kirby Avenue and Fox Drive.  This work will start on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 a.m., and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by noon on Tuesday, December 12.   Traffic will remain […]

Mayfair Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, A&R Mechanical Services will be closing Mayfair Road between Kirby Avenue and Waverly Drive.   Work will begin on Thursday, November 30, and is expected to be completed by Friday, December 8, weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure, however driveway access will be maintained.