City of Champaign News

Leave Fireworks to Certified Professionals More fires are reported on our nation’s birthday, July 4th, than on any other day in the United States. In 2012, U.S. hospital emergency rooms saw an estimated 8,600 people for fireworks-related injuries, according to the National Fire Protection Association. “This Fourth of July, enjoy the neighborhood parades, the backyard…
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Champaign Fire Department/Building Safety New Inspector Office Hours Beginning July 2, 2012 Monday – Friday 7:30 to 8:30 am and 3:30 to 4:30 pm New office hours for the Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division allow greater flexibility for providing field inspections and jobsite meetings. Office appointments may be scheduled for any time. Questions: (217)…
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The City Council Agenda for the June 26, 2012 Study Session is now available online.  This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm.  The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Download a copy of the…
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On Monday, June 18, Stark Excavating began work on the North Fourth Street Extension project. This project will improve the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Fourth Street, and will extend Fourth Street approximately 450 feet, past the northern edge of Burch Village. The project will increase safety in the area, improve access to Burch Village,…
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Cross Construction is working on improving the Moreland and Town Center Boulevards to include turn lanes, street lights and new traffic signal. The project will also remove some of the sight visibility problems along Town Center Blvd. and complete pavement repairs. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date.  

IDOT’s contractor, O’Neil Brothers, is approximately 35% complete with the bridge rehabilitation work. O’Neil Brothers has been removing concrete from the south parapet wall and has started removing full depth concrete in preparation of deck patching. O’Neil is on schedule to meet the contract completion date of August 3, 2012. The contract price for this…
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Plymouth Drive Duce Construction will continue working on Plymouth Drive from Harrington Drive to Devonshire Drive. Plymouth Drive will remain open to local and emergency traffic only. The work involves pavement patching, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Harris Avenue Duce Construction will continue working on Harris Avenue from Bradley Avenue to Maple Street. Harris will…
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