City of Champaign News


Interstate Drive and Town Center Boulevard Lane Closures

In order to install pavement expansion joints, Feutz Contractors will be closing lanes of traffic on Interstate Drive between Boardwalk Drive and Toalson Lane; and lanes of traffic on Town Center Boulevard between Prospect Avenue and Ryder Lane. The closure will begin on Tuesday, April 5 at 10:00 p.m. and will reopen at 7:00 a.m. […]


April 5, 2016 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session

The City Council agendas for the April 5, 2016 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and […]


Walnut Street Road Closure

In order to install underground electric utility, Ameren Illinois will close Walnut Street between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, April 4 and will re-open by Monday, April 11.  Northbound Walnut Street traffic will be forced to turn either east or west onto Washington Street.  Through traffic will not […]


Champaign Fire Department Partners with Community Organizations to Install Smoke Alarms

  Firefighters from the Champaign Fire Department, Staff from Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, and members of several community organizations will install smoke alarms in a two-phased process over several weekends in April. This campaign is part of an effort to reach out to residents in two high-risk neighborhoods, with borders of Mattis Avenue to the […]


Champaign Police Investigate Shooting Incident

On March 30, 2016 at approximately 5:01 PM, Champaign Police responded to the area of Mattis North Apartments, located at 2000 N. Mattis Ave. in Champaign after receiving multiple calls of gunshots being heard. Upon arrival, officers located a 31 year old male subject that sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Carle Hospital […]



Demolition of 505 West Bradley Avenue

Neighborhood Code Compliance is monitoring five properties that have been awarded a ‘Notice to Proceed’ for demolition activities. The second project included the principal residence and accessory structure located at 505 West Bradley Avenue. The demolition contractor completed the work the week of March 14. This property was acquired by the Legal Department through a […]


Bristol Place Update

The City of Champaign has acquired 48 properties in Bristol Place. Fifteen demolitions are completed and a contractor is working to close out one more demolition with staff continuing to work closely with Bristol residents on relocation assistance.  An ‘Invitation to Apply for the Bristol Place Demolition Contractor Pool’ was advertised to new contractors interested […]


Public Survey to Measure Effectiveness of City Communications

The City of Champaign is committed to achieving excellence communicating with those we serve.  In our ongoing efforts to attain that goal, the City has launched a new public survey to measure the effectiveness of our communications and to learn about areas in which we can improve.  The City encourages residents to take a short […]