Category: Public Works Department News

Permanent Pavement Repair Project

The project removes damaged pavement (potholes) and replaces it with full-depth concrete pavement. Feutz Contractors started work on the project March 31, 2014. Feutz has already completed work at four locations: Devonshire Drive between Lakeside Drive and Sandpiper Lane; Broadmoor Drive between Mayfair Road and Robert Drive; Harrington Drive between O’Donnell Drive and Robert Drive;…
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Fourth Street

Champaign Signal has been working on the installation of street lights along First Street from St Marys Road to Windsor Road. This work should be complete within three weeks. Stark Excavating will begin placing a rock base for Gerty Drive this week. Construction of the street will occur shortly after the base has been placed….
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Windsor Road Project

The State of Illinois awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1 and will be complete on October 15, 2014. There is a requirement that the road be open for traffic on August 15, 2014. Stark is currently working on…
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Residential Electronics Collection

APRIL 12 Countywide Residential Electronics Collection at Parkland College Area residents are invited to bring old or unwanted electronic items to the upcoming Countywide Residential Electronics Collection to have these items responsibly recycled or refurbished. Teams of community service volunteers will be on hand to unload electronic items from residents’ vehicles. No fees will be…
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Church Street Lane Closure

CHURCH STREET LANE CLOSURE  Champaign – In order to remove two ash trees at 608 W. Church St., Clean Sweep Tree Service will be closing the 600 block of W. Church St. between New St. and Lynn St. on Wednesday April 9, 2014 between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm. Traffic will be diverted into…
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Design an Ad

During the month of February, the News Gazette ran their annual “Design An Ad” contest. In this contest, the News Gazette works with local schools to involve kids in the design of an ad for a local business. From the ads designed for them, the businesses then select the ads that will run in a…
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REVISED: Sixth Street Road Closures

In order to install electric feeds and to remove the tower crane at 519 East Green Street, Broeren Russo and Mid-Illinois Concrete will close Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street on two occasions: Monday, March 24, 2014 – Sunday, March 30, 2014 (Electric Installation) Tuesday, April 1, 2014 – Wednesday, April 2, 2014…
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Church Street and Neil Street Lane Closures

In order to remove scaffolding at 217 North Neil Street (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will be closing the following lanes of Church Street and Neil Street adjacent to the property on Monday, March 24, 2014: EASTBOUND LANE OF CHURCH STREET The eastbound lane of Church Street will be closed between Randolph Street and Neil…
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City of Champaign Online Parking System Down for Upgrade 3/20-3/24

The City of Champaign’s online parking system is down 10:00 am March 20 – 5:00 pm March 24 as we transition to a new server. Parking information will be unavailable to customers and staff during this time. If you have an immediate need, please call 217-403-4700 Monday – Friday between the hours of 7:30 – 4:30 or email publicworks@ci.champaign.il.us…
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Windsor Road Construction Start and Road Closure

Starting Monday, March 31, 2014, Stark Construction will CLOSE Windsor Road to all traffic between Fields South Drive and Briar Hill Drive for the construction of the Windsor Road Bridge Approaches Project.  Access to Eagle Ridge Drive will be maintained at all times.  A marked detour route will be in place to direct traffic around…
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