City of Champaign News

Public Works Landscaping Project

The landscaping beds at the customer service entrance to the Public Works building will be revamped this spring, beginning on Monday, April 15. The new landscape design, provided by Jessica Lopez, Landscape Design Studio, includes new bollard lighting as well as new plant and hedge installation. The lighting portion of the project will be completed […]


Neil Street Closure

In order to connect fire and domestic water services to 217 N. Neil Street (Hyatt Place), Duce Construction will be closing both southbound lanes of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street.  The closure began on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 15, 2013.  Southbound Neil Street traffic will be […]



Church Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch at a previous water main break, Illinois American Water has closed a westbound lane of Church Street between Prospect Avenue and Willis Avenue. The road closure began this morning, Thursday, April, 11, 2013 and will be reopened on Monday, April 15, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced to […]


Winchster Drive Road Closure – UPDATE

In order to complete a large pavement repair at 1802 Winchester Dr., Feutz Contractors will close Winchester Dr. between Broadmoor Dr. and Brookhaven Dr. on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 7 a.m. and will reopen on April 15, 2013 at 7 a.m. Broadmoor Drive will also be reduced to one lane of traffic during this […]



The Exchange Club to Honor Champaign’s “Officer of the Year”

What: The Exchange Club of Champaign will honor the Champaign Police Department’s “2012 Officer of the Year” at an annual recognition luncheon. Who: Officer Daniel Ward (Award Recipient) Anthony Cobb, Chief of Police (Guest Speaker) Exchange Club of Champaign When: Monday, April 22, 2013 at Noon Where: O’Charley’s Restaurant, 730 W. Town Center Blvd., Champaign […]



Neil Street Closure (Update)

In order to connect fire and domestic water services to 217 N. Neil Street (Hyatt Place), DUCE Construction will be closing BOTH southbound lanes of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 15, 2013. Southbound Neil Street traffic will […]


Honorary Street Ceremony

The City of Champaign will honor Vera L. Wesley by dedicating a portion of Eureka Street, between Fourth Street and Sixth Street, as Honorary Vera L. Wesley Way. The honorary street signs will be unveiled on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. during a ceremony at the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Eureka […]