City of Champaign News

Street Repair 300 block of North Walnut

In order to repair pavement from a previous water valve repair, Illinois American Water will be setting up traffic control at the 300 block of North Walnut Street. The left lane will be closed and traffic will be routed to the right lane in the area. The work will begin on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, […]

Champaign Growing Greener Meeting

Interested in how Champaign is ‘going green?’ Join your friends and neighbors at a public meeting for Champaign’s FIRST Environmental Sustainability Plan called Champaign Growing Greener. The meeting will be held tomorrow, April 30, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Champaign Public Library. Learn more about the key issues facing Champaign and efforts the […]

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 Tuesday, April 30, 2013 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, customers to First Bank and those […]

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 1807 W. Bradley $513,500.00 04/23/13 Mohammed Eikram/New Shell Building

Former Manufactured Gas Plant Clean-up Status

On Monday, April 29, Ameren is scheduled to start on what they expect to be the last phase of remediation on the former manufactured gas plant site east of Fifth and Hill Streets. The scheduled remediation consists of in-situ chemical oxidation of shallow areas near the perimeter fence and three deeper locations. There will be […]

Floodplain Remapping

On April 2, 2013 FEMA issued the final flood hazard determination for Champaign County, including the City of Champaign. The new Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) will become effective on October 2, 2013 replacing our current FIRM dated January 16, 1981. The new FIRM shows a large reduction in the floodplain in the campus area, […]