City of Champaign News

Extreme temperatures and a lack of rain are taking their toll on landscaping throughout the City. The City’s landscape maintenance contractor is taking steps to minimize damage to the vegetation along the Boneyard Creek 2nd Street Reach detention basins. Starting last week, the contractor is watering landscape beds, turf grass, rain gardens and shoreline vegetation….
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The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 809 W. Church-A $5,639,181.00 06/29/12 The Pavilion Foundation/Addition to Carle Pavilion 702 Edgebrook Dr. $399,870.00 07/02/12 City of Champaign/Alteration to Offices at Public Works…
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Stark Excavating continues work on the North Fourth Street Extension. Storm sewer work within the intersection of Fourth Street and Bradley Avenue was completed last week. This week, Stark’s focus will be on continuing the storm sewer northward, while constructing curbs and sidewalks near the intersection. Though some lane closures have been necessary, traffic has…
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Open Road Paving Company has begun work on Stage 2 (Bradley Avenue to Bloomington Road / Route 150) of the Staley Road Project. Stage 2 work items consist of milling off the old surface, patching, 2 foot wide asphalt safety shoulder, guardrail installation, pipe culvert installation, and miscellaneous ditch grading work. This stage is expected…
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The Illinois Department of Transportation recently announced that beginning July 9, 2012, work will begin to modernize the traffic signals at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Prospect Avenue. During construction, one lane of traffic will be maintained on all approaches to the intersection. The overall project is anticipated to be complete by September of…
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Champaign Police Department Lt. Michael Paulus, along with Dr. Thomas Scaggs, M.D. conducted a presentation “Let’s Get a Grip on Excited Delirium” at the Gateway Regional Medical Center in Collinsville, Illinois, on June 23, 2012. The presentation topics included: Definition, causes & Treatments Need for a Multi-Disciplinary Response Protocol Sedation, Pre-Hospital Documentation, Emergency Department   Workup;…
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