City of Champaign News

Campus Move in Move Out

In an effort to keep campus clean during move-in and move-out periods, Aria Perbohner, Recycling Intern, contributed to the third success of the annual Campus Move In Move Out, Tuesday August 6th, and Saturday August 10th. The goal for this year’s event was to encourage local rental agencies to provide disposable alternatives of reusable items, […]


Shooting Investigation (Update) – (N. Sixth Street/E. Bradley Avenue)

Champaign – The investigation into a shooting that occurred today at 1:20 AM near N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue is underway. Since the shooting, the Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team has processed the scene for evidence and begun to interview witnesses. Preliminary information indicates the following: The officers’ squad car videos were reviewed. The videos show a Champaign […]


Shooting Investigation – (N. Sixth Street/E. Bradley Avenue)

Champaign – A Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning near the intersection of N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue. At 1:20 AM, Champaign Police officers initiated a traffic stop in the area. Preliminary information indicates that during the course of the traffic stop, the driver produced a gun, […]



2013 Campus Move-In Cleanliness

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will be increasing enforcement the weeks of August 18th and August 25th in an attempt to eliminate large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters on campus. Property owners will be issued notices giving them 24 hours in which to remove accumulations of trash. If the trash remains […]


2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Fourth Street

As part of the City’s 2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Fourth Street from University Avenue to Vine Street will be rehabilitated. This work involves patching of the existing concrete pavement, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. The City’s contractor for the project, GM Sipes Construction, will begin work Monday, August 12, 2013, weather […]


Church Street Road Closure

In order to complete a large concrete pour at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, customers to First Bank […]


Pavement Patching Project (Wright Street)

The Illinois Department of Transportation, Region 3/District 5, has announced the southbound right-turn lane on Wright Street (US 45/US 150) on the north side of the Springfield Avenue intersection will need to be closed for a pavement patch beginning Monday, August 12, 2013. It is anticipated the work will be completed by Wednesday, August 14, […]


July Service Requests

After a very busy June, the Public Works Department saw a decrease in service requests submitted during the month of July. Citizens and City staff submitted 423 total requests during July 2013. This count decreased by 517 (-122%) compared to the 940 requests that were received in June. The chart below tracks the number of […]


IDOT Lane Closures at Springfield/Wright

In order to repair a large section of damaged pavement in the southbound driving lane of Wright Street just north of Springfield Avenue, Illinois Department of Transportation will be closing the southbound driving and southbound turning lane at this location. In order to accommodate traffic, a northbound and a southbound lane of traffic will be […]