City of Champaign News

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will be closing a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will occur on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work.

  CPD and Campus Community Alcohol Task Force Offer Free ID Training Classes The Champaign Police Department’s “Straight ID” program is offering several free training courses to teach persons who work as an Alcohol or Tobacco vendor, how to properly check an ID. Funded by the Strategic Prevention Framework grant through the Illinois Department of Human…
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The City Council agenda for the May 26, 2015 Regular Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download a copy…
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On Thursday, May 14 the City of Champaign hosted two Bike to Work Day stations, one in Downtown Champaign and one at the Public Works Department. Hundreds of residents checked in at nine stations around Champaign-Urbana, enjoying food and coffee before continuing on to work. Planning and Development staff partnered with Hyatt Place to welcome…
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Feutz Contractors has started construction on the Infrastructure Maintenance Project and are working in three locations. Location 1 – Feutz is constructing new sidewalk on both sides of Galen Drive between Broadmoor Drive and Theodore Drive as part of the sidewalk gap portion of the project. Location 2 – Feutz has started repairing sidewalk and…
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Stronghold Construction Inc. of Monee, IL began construction on the Fire Station 3 Addition project in mid-April. To date, they have completed construction of the foundation and concrete masonry unit (CMU) exterior walls for the addition. Exterior brick installation should start this week. The project is on schedule for completion by the end of July…
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The City of Champaign is now accepting applications from residents interested in filling the vacant District 1 Council office. Applications are available on the City’s website (ci.champaign.il.us/city-council) and in the Mayor’s Office (Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil St.). The deadline to submit completed applications to the Mayor’s Office is 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June…
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In order to accommodate a sign installation at 201 W Springfield Avenue, American Dowell Sign Company will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Healey Street and Springfield Avenue.  The lane closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on: Friday, May 22 Tuesday, May 26 Wednesday, May 27 Northbound traffic will…
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