City of Champaign News

2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project (Green Street Lane Closure)

As part of the City’s 2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Green Street from Prospect Avenue to New Street will be reconstructed.  The City’s contractor for the project, Kinney Contractors, will begin work Monday, June 25, 2018, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, June 25 the eastbound lane of Green Street between Prospect Avenue and […]




Lane Closures at Second and Daniel for Sinkhole Repair

Second and Daniel Lane Closures In order to investigate and repair a sinkhole in the intersection of Second and Daniel Streets, the City of Champaign has closed the southbound lane of Second Street north of Daniel Street and the westbound lane of Daniel Street at Second Street. Excavation for investigation of the sinkhole cause and […]


Market Street Lane Closure

In order to safely inspect the bridge, IDOT and Lin Engineering, Ltd. will close the bi-directional turn lane on Market Street between Anthony Drive and Kenyon Road.  The lane closure will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27 and will be completed by noon the same day. During the lane closure, minor traffic delays […]


Wright Street Lane Closure

In order to perform crane operations at 615 S. Wright Street, Broeren Russo Builders, Inc. will intermittently close the southbound lane of Wright Street between Green Street and Healey Street.  The lane closure will begin on Thursday, June 21 and is expected to reopen on Friday, June 22. During the intermittent lane closure, southbound traffic […]


William Street Lane Closures

In order to complete pavement repairs, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of William Street between Maplepark Drive and Oakcrest Drive. The lane closures will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19 and are planned to be completed by 3:00 p.m. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control devices.  […]


Invitation to Bid for the Fire Station #4 HVAC Replacement Project

The City of Champaign is accepting bids for the Fire Station #4 HVAC Replacement Project.   A mandatory pre-bid meeting to answer questions regarding the bid for the Fire Station #4 HVAC Replacement Project will be held at 2:00 PM, prevailing time on June 28, 2018 at Fire Station #4, 2315 West John Street, Champaign, IL.  Failure to attend […]


Police Investigate Two Overnight Shootings

Last night, at approximately 7:54 PM, Champaign Police were on patrol near the intersection of N. Third and E. Washington St., when an officer was flagged down by an individual with apparent gunshot wounds.  The victim, an 18-year-old male from Champaign, was provided on-scene medical care and transported to an area hospital where he is being treated […]


Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements (Street Closure on Fair Street)

A street closure is planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Fair Street will be closed in order to install storm sewer and construct new pavement, more specifically: • Fair Street will be closed from Washington Street to the railroad. The street closure listed above is planned to […]