City of Champaign News

In order to perform a pole replacement and aerial electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Willis Avenue and McKinley Avenue. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to…
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On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb & gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk, work at the intersection will be completed by Friday, July 11, 2014. The anticipated completion date for the entire Healey Street…
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On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb and gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk. Weather permiting, work will be completed by Friday, October 17, 2014. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control…
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On Monday, June 23, 2014, Varsity Striping Company will begin work for the  Annual Pavement Marking Contract. This year’s contract will replace long lines (centerlines,  lane lines, shoulder lines) on various concrete streets throughout the City. All streets will remain open to traffic with temporary lane closures as needed. The final completion date for this project is…
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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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