City of Champaign News

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 210 HAZELWOOD DR. #102 $278,0305.00 06-17-14 Smith/Burgett Architects – Fox/Atkins Development

On June 18, 2014, Champaign Police School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield conducted a presentation at Douglass Center for middle school age campers describing the duties of a Police Officer. He also answered “Law and You” related questions and distributed the “Know Your Rights” brochures developed by the City.  

The Champaign Police Department’s Community Outreach Unit hosted a Basic Youth Police Academy June 9-12, 2014. This summer program is designed to provide youth in the Champaign County area, between 12-18 years of age, a clearer understanding of law enforcement practices. The Basic Academy provides an opportunity for youth and police officers to build stronger,…
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Pipevision will be performing sewer lining throughout the City of Champaign beginning June 23, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 23 and are planned for completion by 6 p.m. Monday, July 14, weather permitting. Operations are daytime only and will not impact evening travel occurring after 6…
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On Thursday, June 12, 2014, the Public Works Department hosted 50 kids for the bi-annual Public Works Kids Day. These young attendees were the children, grandchildren, and other relatives of Public Works employees. The kids arrived and “clocked in” to participate in the multiple activities developed by a staff committee. Throughout the morning, the kids…
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In order to test the weather proofing of the masonry on the south side of the City Building, the westbound lanes of University Avenue, between Walnut Street and Neil Street, will be closed on Saturday June 21, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Public Works staff will be on site, with the assistance of the…
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Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 702 Crescent Dr. on June 17, 2014. Upon arrival, fire crews found a resident outside of the building stating that the stairs within the apartment building were on fire. Fire crews advanced a single hose line into the structure and were able…
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In order to repair pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Fifth Street at the intersection of White Street and Fifth Street.  The closure will begin on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  White Street will have one lane open at all times.  No thru traffic will be allowed on Fifth Street in the construction area.

In order to replace telecommunications conduit for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Park Street and Church Street. The lane closure will occur on the following dates: Monday, June 23, 2014 through Thursday, June 26, 2014 Monday, June 30, 2014 through Thursday, July 3, 2014 During the closure,…
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In order to install water services for the new high-rise building at 308 East Green Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete will be closing one lane of Fourth Street between Healey Street and Green Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by Friday, June 20, 2014, at 4 p.m….
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