Category: Public Works Department News

John Street Lane Closures – Extended

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of John Street between Chicago Avenue and Russell Street, and the westbound lane of John Street between Chicago Avenue and Edwin Street.  This work will continue on Monday, September 12 at 8:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 512 E Green Street, Ace Sign Co will be closing the westbound lane of Green Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8.  Westbound traffic will shift into the center lane […]

John Street Lane Closures

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of John Street between Chicago Avenue and Russell Street, and the westbound lane of John Street between Chicago Avenue and Edwin Street.  This work will start on Wednesday, September 7 at 8:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed […]

Traffic Control Changes at Main and Chestnut

In response to feedback from citizens and business owners, the City Manager has authorized the addition of traffic control devices at the intersection of Main Street and Chestnut Street. These traffic control devices will make the intersection an all-way stop. Starting Tuesday, September 6, the Public Works Department will add a stop sign and associated […]

Fall Yard Waste Pickup Scheduled

Fall Yard Waste Collection The City of Champaign 2016 Fall Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, October 10, 2016. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, October 17, 2016. Collections will continue through December 9, 2016 on the dates scheduled below.  The collection is available to […]

Countywide Electronics Recycling Event

Appointment Based Process to Minimize Wait Times at Next Countywide Electronics Recycling Event In order to avoid long lines and alleviate traffic backups, residents of Champaign County can now schedule a time to drop off their recyclables during the Countywide Residential Electronics Recycling Event scheduled on October 15, 2016.  Residents can quickly schedule an appointment […]

Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between New Street and Wheaton Avenue.  Westbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane.  The closure will occur between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30. […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate construction activities at 212 E Green, Broeren Russo Construction will be closing one lane of Green Street between Third Street and Second Street.  The lane closure will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2016, and will extend through Thursday, December 1, 2016, when the lane will reopen.  Westbound traffic will be shifted […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

NEIL STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to install domestic water and fire services at 201 N Neil Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete and Broeren Russo Contractors will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 29, 2016 and will reopen on […]

Foothill Drive Road Closure

In order to construct a new storm sewer, Duce Construction will close Foothill Drive between Lincolnshire Drive and Robert Drive. This work will start on Thursday, August 18 at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4 p.m. Monday, August 22. Local residents will be able to access to […]