City of Champaign News

Starting Monday, October 18, Canadian National Railroad is having Fibrwrap Construction, L.P. (www.fibrwrapconstruction.com) install a carbon fibre wrap application that will strengthen the deteriorating concrete surfaces of the viaduct. The work is expected to last for several weeks and will involve lane closures on University Avenue in the area of the viaduct. The work will…
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On Tuesday October 12, 2010, the viaduct was closed to make repairs to the wiring. A recent truck accident hitting the west side of the viaduct caused damage to the conduit, wiring, lighted height sign and street lighting. The viaduct was closed for about 4 hrs to make the repairs.

In the last week Illinois American Water determined that the location of the leak causing the water flow at the Springfield Avenue viaduct was located in the west 100 block of Springfield Avenue. The leak was repaired overnight, Friday, October 8, 2010. Pavement was restored on Monday, October 11, 2010, and the road is fully…
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The entry-level Police Officer recruitment efforts by the Human Resources and Champaign Police departments culminated on September 3rd with 406 total applications received, including 115 minorities (28.32%) and 81 female applicants (19.95%). New this year, a $25 testing fee or waiver was implemented. The intent of the testing fee was to reduce the number of…
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On October 13, 2010, the Administration staff of Unit 4 Schools hosted a Gold Card Club breakfast in which School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield presented information on the School Resource Officer program. The group highlighted success of the program and the partnership between school staff and the Champaign Police Department.

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