City of Champaign News

In order to perform an emergency repair on a water main, Illinois American Water has closed two northbound lanes of Prospect Avenue between Springfield Avenue and White Street.  One lane of northbound traffic and one lane of southbound traffic are being maintained in the area.  The lane closure began on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 and…
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In order to install water mains for Illinois American Water, G.A. Rich & Sons will be closing one lane of First Street between Willow Street and Springfield Avenue. First Street traffic will not be interrupted as a lane of northbound and a lane of southbound traffic will be maintained and shifted through the area. The…
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 In order to facilitate glass and sidewalk work at 524 East Green Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete and JSM Development will close one lane of Green Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street. The lane closure will begin on Saturday, March 21, 2015, and will reopen by Friday, March 27, 2015. An eastbound and westbound lane of Green Street…
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Contact: Lt. Dave Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us On March 18, 2015, at approximately 12:21AM, Champaign Police responded to a report of a fight and possible shooting at the Circle K Gas Station, located at 1713 W. John Street.  The initial investigation indicates that two parties met at the gas station to conduct a drug transaction.  During the…
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National Power Rodding Corp. will be performing routine storm sewer maintenance on Bradley Avenue between James Street and Hagan Street. In order to complete this work, eastbound traffic will be narrowed to one lane through the work zone. Operations are planned daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Wednesday, March 18 and ending Wednesday,…
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In order to complete utility improvement work, Ameren will close the two northbound lanes of Prospect Avenue, between Armory Avenue and Green Street, beginning at 7:00 am, Saturday, March 21, 2015 through 10:00pm, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Traffic will be diverted to the southbound lanes of Prospect Avenue, to allow for continued two-way traffic. Ameren…
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In order to repair a sanitary sewer in the intersection of First Street and John Street, Duce Construction will close First Street to through traffic between Green Street and Daniel Street from March 23, 2015 through March 27, 2015. Local traffic will still have access to driveways. Traffic will be rerouted around the area via…
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On Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at approximately 1:33 PM, the Champaign Police Department arrested Robert E. Williams for the offenses of Murder and for Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver. Robert Williams, a 28-year old male from Champaign, was arrested in connection with the October 25, 2014 murder of Jermel Hedrick.  Williams was…
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