City of Champaign News


Chalmers Street Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 600 block of Chalmers Street, A&R Services will be closing Chalmers Street between Wright Street and Sixth Street beginning Monday, November 25, 2013, and finishing on Friday, November 29, 2013. All driveways along Chalmers St. will remain open at all times.



DeWitt County Board Votes to Support Coalition Position

DeWitt County State’s Attorney Submits FOIA About Coalition Supporters The City of Champaign joined an intergovernmental Coalition that was created in 2010 to prevent the introduction of PCB’s into the landfill above the Mahomet Aquifer, the source of drinking water for most of Central Illinois. Other members of the Coalition are Champaign County, the City […]


Sixth Street Road Closure

In order to assemble and erect a man and material hoist at 519 E. Green Street, Broeren Russo will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. The closure will occur on Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area. All lanes […]


Georgetown Drive Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 1700 block of Georgetown Drive, A&R Services will be closing Georgetown Drive between Mayfair Road and Broadmoor Drive from Wednesday, November 20, 2013, to Friday, November 22, 2013, weather permitting. All driveways along Georgetown Drive will remain open at all times.


North Fourth Street Maintenance Project Update

G.M. Sipes, the City’s contractor for the 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, has been performing street repairs and sidewalk ramp updates along North Fourth Street, between University Avenue and Columbia Avenue this fall. The work is nearing completion. Remaining work includes finishing up concrete patching for the southbound half of the street, updating sidewalk ramps […]


Bristol Place LEED-ND Master Plan Neighborhood Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 Time: 6:00-8:00 PM Location: B.T. Washington School / 606 E. Grove St., Champaign What is your vision for a new Bristol Place Neighborhood? The City of Champaign is hosting a public workshop this Thursday evening concerning the creation of a master plan for the Bristol Place neighborhood. This engaging workshop […]



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 […]