City of Champaign News


Lane closure on University

In order to replace pavement from a water main break, Illinois American Water will close one westbound lane of University Avenue between Fifth Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 and will reopen by Friday, November 22, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


2013 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Video

The Information Technologies Department recently finished the video production of the 2013 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards ceremony which was held 9/26/13 in Champaign. The video features speeches by this year’s award recipients and two wonderful cultural entertainment performances. A DVD copy of the program was provided to all the winners as a keepsake. The video […]


Youth Wanted for Police Explorer’s Program

The Champaign Police Department Explorer Program is looking for youth who would like to learn more about law enforcement to join our post; applications are now being accepted! The Department’s Explorer program is an avenue for students interested in careers in law enforcement, to gain a better understanding of these professions and experience them first […]



Springfield Avenue Road Closure

The City of Champaign has closed Springfield Avenue between First Street and Neil Street until 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2013. The Champaign Fire Department and Public Works Department are continuing to address the site of a fire that occurred at 40 E. Springfield Avenue during the early morning hours on Saturday. North and […]



1010 W. Maple St. Demolition

The property at 1010 W. Maple St. was cited for exterior code violations on January 10, 2012 by Property Maintenance Inspector Michael Novotny. The case was referred to the Legal Department on May 11, 2012. A fifteen day notice of Intent to Seek a Repair or Demolition Order was posted on the property on July […]


Country Fair Apartments

The Country Fair Apartments located at 2106 W White were inspected as part of the systematic multi-family common area program in February 2008. Forty-two buildings were found to have violations of the International Fire Code. In addition, three tenant complaints had been investigated and each case contained various violations. In an effort to gain cooperation […]