Category: Public Works Department News

Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling

Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling The City of Champaign offers two convenient options to recycle your Christmas tree this month. Curbside Collection: Trees will be collected in the Blue Zones on January 9 and in the Orange Zones on January 11.  To enjoy this free service, residents simply place their tree within four feet of the […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

Champaign – In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Hardesty Concrete will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, December 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Clark Street Road Closure

Champaign – In order to repair a leaking water service, A&R Services have closed Clark Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.  The closure began on Tuesday, December 20 and will reopen on Thursday, December 22, 2016, weather permitting.  Through traffic is not allowed in the area, but access to local properties will be maintained.

New Speed Limits on Kirby and Bradley Overpasses

New Speed Limits on Kirby and Bradley Overpasses Two new Traffic Control Orders were recently approved by the City Manager and will soon be implemented.  The first order will reduce the posted speed limit along Kirby Avenue, between Staley Road and Duncan Road, to 35 mph.  A similar change will be made along Bradley Avenue, […]

State Street Lane Closure – REVISED

In order to repair a damaged water hydrant, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a northbound lane of State Street, just south of Kirby Avenue. The closure will begin on Monday, December 19 and will reopen on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged water hydrant, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a northbound lane of State Street, just south of Kirby Avenue.  The closure will begin on Thursday, December 15, 2016, and will reopen on Monday, December 19, 2016, weather permitting.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Green Street Lane Closures

In order to install fiber optic cable, Metro Communications will be closing one westbound and one eastbound lane of Green Street between Chestnut Street and Randolph Street.  The closures will begin on Monday, December 19, 2016, and will reopen on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.  Westbound and eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

John Street Road Closure

In order to remove a tower crane at 707 S. Third Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing a portion of John Street between Second Street and Third Street. The closure will occur on Monday, December 19, 2016, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area, but access […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to remove an ash tree at 1111 Pomona Drive, Klismith Tree Service will be closing an eastbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Duncan Road and Pomona Drive. The closure will occur on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to perform an emergency water leak repair, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a southbound lane of Neil Street between John Street and William Street. The closure will begin on Thursday, December 8 and will reopen on Friday, December 9, 2016, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]