Category: Public Works Department News

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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Sixth Street Road Closures

Champaign – 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,…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

NEIL STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to install a sign at 301 N Neil St., American Dowell Sign Company will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Hill Street and Church Street on Thursday, March 20, 2014. The lane will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting. Southbound…
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Second Street Road Closure

SECOND STREET ROAD CLOSURE Champaign – In order to install a sanitary sewer service connection at 112 E Chalmers St, Mayfield Construction will be closing a section of Second Street between Daniel Street and Chalmers Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, March 24, 2014. No through…
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First Street Lane Closure

FIRST STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to complete an emergency repair on a sanitary sewer service at 804 S First St, DUCE Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between John Street and Daniel Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, March 17, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, March…
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Spring 2014 Yard Waste Collection Information

Spring 2014 Yard Waste Collection The City of Champaign 2014 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, March 31, 2014. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, April 7. Collections will continue to alternate on subsequent weeks through April 25, 2014. The collection is available to…
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Neil Street Lane Closure

NEIL STREET LANE CLOSURE   Champaign – In order to access a utility manhole in the street, Ameren Illinois will be closing one northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Vine Street on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in…
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February Service Requests

The Public Works Department saw a large increase in service requests during the month of February.  Citizens and City staff submitted 669 total requests during February 2014.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. More citizens began using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, to report any problems. There were…
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Tree City USA Designation

On April 1, the City of Champaign is scheduled to receive their 29th consecutive Tree City USA designation.  Tree City USA is a foundation for effective, well-organized tree care programs.  Along with community pride comes practical benefits such as contributing to safer and healthier urban forests, and providing municipal officials the opportunity to deliver better…
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