City of Champaign News

City of Springfield Propane Installation

Public Works staff was invited by the City of Springfield to meet with their staff and vendors for a pilot project they began earlier this year. The project will install aftermarket liquid propane gas bi-fueling systems in 24 vehicles (17 police squad cars and 7 public works supervisor trucks), along with installing a liquid propane […]


Champaign Police Presentations

Officer Kristina Haugen along with her K-9 Solo gave a K-9 demonstration during the Champaign County Humane Society’s Mutt Strut Event at Hessel Park on May 4, 2013.  Officer Ben Newell conducted a tour of the Police Department to Cub Scout Pack 11 on May 6, 2013. During this time, Officer Newell got the opportunity […]



University Avenue Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 13, 2013, Open Road Paving Company will begin work on University Avenue from Mattis Avenue to State Street. The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings. […]


Church Street Lane Closure

In order to remove the earth retention system and to backfill at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close the eastbound lane of Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Thursday, May 9, 2013 and Friday, May 10, 2013, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Westbound traffic will continue […]



Country Fair Dr. Closed for Pavement Repairs

Country Fair Drive will be CLOSED to through traffic between Springer Drive and Church Street to complete emergency pavement repairs. The repairs will begin on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, weather permitting, and will be completed by the end of the day Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The location had been identified for concrete pavement patching planned […]


Campus Move-Out Cleanliness

The City of Champaign Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will be increasing enforcement in the campus area during the May move-out period in an attempt to keep trash and debris from spreading throughout the community. Inspectors will be monitoring the campus area for large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters for the next two weeks. Property […]



Country Fair Drive Street Closure

In order to make needed repairs to the pavement, the City of Champaign will be closing Country Fair Drive between Springer Drive and Church Street starting Sunday, May 5, 2013. City engineers will commence with repairs on Monday May 6, 2013, with the goal to reopen the road as quickly as possible. The closure will […]