City of Champaign News

PERMITS ISSUED:

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 525 Town Center Blvd $584,600.00 09/09/13 Star Uniforms LLC/Vanilla Box–Future Office & Retail 910 Bloomington Rd. $780,000.00 09/06/13 McDaniel Meyer Properties/Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen




City Responds to Pedestrian Safety Concerns on Prospect Avenue

The City of Champaign is working to address public concerns about pedestrian safety along Prospect Avenue, south of Green Street, and near South Side Elementary School. Since Tuesday, when learning of an accident involving an elementary student at South Side, the City of Champaign has taken immediate actions as well as begun to investigate longer-term […]


Champaign Police Investigate Criminal Damage to Gas Meter/Main Leak (1906 W. Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL)

Officers responded to Bradley’s II, located at 1906 W. Bradley Avenue on September 12, 2013 at 1:48 AM, for a report of a large gas leak. Employees reported hearing a “strange sound” coming from outside the beer garden before discovering the gas leak. They then called 911 and immediately evacuated patrons from the building. Police […]



Unknown Male Approaches Juvenile

The Champaign Police Department took of a report of a male subject approaching an 11-year-old girl in the area of Crescent Drive and W. John Street. Reports indicate that on September 9, 2013, around 3:00 PM, a juvenile was walking home from school, and heading north on Crescent Drive, when she noticed a man standing […]



Tremont Street Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 200 block of Tremont Street, Shaw Brothers Construction will be closing Tremont Street between State Street and Randolph Street from Wednesday, September 11, 2013, to Friday, September 13, 2013. All driveways along Tremont Street will remain open at all times.