City of Champaign News

Church Street Road Closure

In order to complete a large concrete pour at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Thursday, July 18, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, customers to First Bank […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to replace a retainer wall at 1001 W. Bradley Avenue, Champaign Public Works staff will be closing one east-bound lane of West Bradley Avenue (the furthest south east-bound lane). The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 15, 2013, and will continue daily until Friday, July 19, 2013, during the hours of 7 […]


June Public Works Service Requests

June was an extremely busy month at Public Works. A total of 940 service requests from citizens and City staff were recorded during June 2013. This count increased by 536 (133%) requests compared to the 404 requests that were received in May. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. […]



Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a fire service connection at 1913 S. Mattis Avenue, Roth Excavation will be closing one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Cypress Drive and Devonshire Drive starting on Monday, July 15, 2013, and reopening by Friday, July 19, 2013, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


Market Street

Cross Construction continues to make progress on the infrastructure improvements to Market Street from Kenyon Drive to Olympian Drive. Cross Construction is currently working on the installation of new PCC sidewalk and curb & gutter along the west side of Market Street. In addition to new curbs/gutters and sidewalks, the project will overlay Market Street […]


Fourth Street

Stark Excavating continues to make progress towards the project completion. Stark is currently working on the placement of the topsoil, rip rap and general project clean up along 4th Street. Champaign Signal and Lighting (CSL) has completed the construction of the traffic signals at 4th St. and Windsor Road. CSL is working to complete the […]


Champaign Fire Department to Bolster Fire Prevention Efforts with FM Global Grant

The Champaign Fire Department has received a $3,000 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.  Because fire continues to be the leading cause of property damage worldwide, during the past 35 years FM Global has contributed millions of dollars in fire prevention grants to fire service organizations around […]


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 601 N. Country Fair Dr. $590,000.00 06/28/13 Wm. T. Hundman, Trustee/Fluid Events


City of Champaign is now on UC2B Fiber!

The City of Champaign multiple facility computer network is now completely connected via UC2B fiber! This means reliable and rapid exchange of data between all City facilities is now enabled. In some cases the speed of data transfer is now more than 1000 times faster than pre-fiber speeds. Multiple strands of UC2B fiber coming into […]