City of Champaign News

Neighborhood Services Department Attends Resource Fair

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department attended the National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) resource fair and dinner at Garden Hills on February 12.  Over 50 families attended the event where 20 vendors presented information and resources for families with children.  Neighborhood Programs Division staff handed out information on the Champaign Coalition, CommUnity […]


City of Champaign and Champaign Park District Announce New Community Award Program

The City of Champaign and the Champaign Park District are proud to announce a new partnership to honor those working tirelessly to improve our neighborhoods, parks, and community. The Champaign STAR Awards is an exciting new merger of the City’s STAR Awards and the Park District’s Champaign Park Honors programs.  STAR stands for “Service Together […]



Council, City Staff Attend Event for BOWA Construction

Mayor Feinen, Members of the City Council, and City Staff attended a meet and greet for BOWA Construction Group on Tuesday, February 13 at the iHotel & Conference Center. The event was held to provide Council and staff with information on the firm’s previous work projects and current projects in the Champaign-Urbana area, including projects for […]



Third Street Road Closure

In order to install water services at 209 E University Avenue, Mayfield Construction will close Third Street between University Avenue and Clark Street.  The road closure will begin on Monday, February 19 and will reopen on Monday, February 26, weather permitting.  No through traffic will be allowed on this block during the closure.


Lane Closures on 2.14.18 for Tree Work

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic in the following areas: 1) The 700 block of W University Ave, between Prospect Ave and New St 2) The 500 block of S Prospect Ave, between W Healey St and W Green St 3) The 800 block of […]



Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Haines to Fairway)

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Haines to Fairway) In order to perform a hydrant repair at Prospect Avenue and Hessel Boulvard, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Haines Boulevard and Fairway Drive. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 […]


Lane Closures on 2.13.18 for Tree Work

Lane Closures on 2.13.18 for Tree Work In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the following lanes: 1) The 600 block of N Randolph St, between W Columbia Ave and W Vine St 2) The 700 block of W University Ave, between Prospect Ave and New St 3) The 500 […]