City of Champaign News

Champaign police are currently searching for two armed robbery suspects who entered the Central Illinois Credit Union this morning and demanded money. Police were notified at 10:25 AM that two men entered the credit union, and one of them displayed a handgun. They demanded money and then left the bank with an undisclosed amount of…
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The City of Champaign will honor Catherine Hogue by dedicating a portion of East Park Street, from Second Street to Third Street, as Honorary Catherine Hogue Way. The honorary street signs will be unveiled on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. during a ceremony at the northeast corner of Park Street and Second Street…
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The City of Champaign Forestry Crew celebrated Arbor Day on April 27, 2012, with a couple of activities. In the morning, they held a tree-planting ceremony for a group of twenty 6-year olds from the Champaign Park District Busy Bee Day Camp. A Kwanzan cherry tree was planted at the southwest corner of Randolph and…
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This year’s slurry seal project is scheduled to begin May 8 (weather pending) and will be completed within 21 working days. The contractor for this year’s project is AC Pavement Striping Company from Elgin, Illinois. The project concentrates work on the oil and chip type streets south of Church Street and east of Prospect Avenue….
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With John Street open to traffic O’ Neil Brothers is now able to concentrate on the completion of the storm sewer at the intersection of Daniel and Willis. Varsity Striping is working on the installation of the pavement marking and should be completed by the end of this week. Landscaping will begin within the next…
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PACA recently awarded the John Street Drainage Improvement Project with the 2012 Streetscaping Heritage Award for the use of permeable pavement systems to help control stormwater runoff. The project utilized permeable pavements along with other green infrastructure such as rain gardens to reduce the amount of stormwater runoff in the watershed. Permeable pavement was utilized…
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