City of Champaign News

Champaign Police Provide Update into Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

This news release comes as an update to the community regarding the June 11, 2017 shooting incident in which Champaign Police Officer James Hobson reported an accidental discharge of his duty weapon during apprehension of a fleeing subject.  The single bullet discharge resulted in the subject, 22-year-old Dehari Banks, being struck in the shoulder and […]


Online Auction for Used 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE

The City of Champaign Public Works Department is auctioning off a used 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE via eBay auction. Additional information, including photos of the vehicle can be viewed by clicking this link 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan or by visiting this website http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/202024443905.  The online auction ends at 2:05 pm (CST) on Thursday, August 24, […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install a new gas main, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: One east bound lane of Kirby Avenue between Prospect Avenue and Valley Drive (east bound traffic reduced to one lane). Monday, August 21 through Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1, 2017


Marketview Drive Lane Closure

In order to install utility for Comcast, Ervin Cable will be closing one eastbound lane of Marketview Drive between Anthony Drive and Moreland Boulevard. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 21, 2017, and will reopen on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, weather permitting. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.


John Street and Mitchell Drive Lane Closures

In order to construct a new storm sewer, Duce Construction will close one lane of John Street between Jackson Street and Teal Cove Court. Mitchell Court will also be reduced to a single lane. Traffic on John Street and Mitchell Court will both be reduced to a single, shared lane in both directions through a […]


Stonebridge Drive Closure

The Public Works Department has closed Stonebridge Drive to through traffic between Ironwood Lane and Charwick Drive to complete pavement repairs.  The closure began on Monday, August 14 and is expected to reopen on Friday, August 25, weather permitting.  Residents will have access to driveways during this closure. The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers […]



Campus Move In-Out Cleanliness

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will increase enforcement in the campus area from August 14th through August 28th in an attempt to prevent large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters.  Property owners will receive notices giving them short response times in which to remove accumulations of trash.  If the trash remains after the abatement time period has passed, the City will cause the trash to be removed and the owner will be […]



Staley Road Widening Project

 In order to widen Staley Road, Feutz Contractors, Inc. will restrict traffic on Staley Road between Windsor Road and Curtis Road. Staley Road is being widened to accommodate turn lanes into the Carle at the Fields development. During construction, vehicular traffic will be controlled by flaggers. The work will begin on August 14 and is […]