City of Champaign News


Mattis Avenue Project

Mattis Avenue Project The City of Champaign has awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to construct turn lanes on Mattis Avenue at Congressional Way.  Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October 2015.  Stark has started the earth excavation and base preparations for the pavement widening.  The weather has […]


Olympian Drive Project

Olympian Drive Project The State of Illinois awarded a contract to Feutz Contractors to complete Olympian Drive from Legacy Dr to Duncan Road.  Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October 2015.  Feutz is currently working on removing topsoil from the project area.  The weather has not been cooperating […]


Permits Issued

Permits Issued The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS COST OF CONSTRUCTION DATE ISSUED OWNER OR DEVELOPER/ BUSINESS 109 N Mattis $1,300,000.00 7-7-15 Nova Group, Inc.


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a driveway approach at Memorial Stadium, DUCE Construction will close a westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 17, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.



Champaign Fire Department Celebrates 150 Years of Service

The Champaign Fire Department will officially mark its 150th anniversary on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Fire Department personnel will be available throughout the day for interviews at Fire Department headquarters located at 307 S. Randolph Street. Please stop by to hear stories from the past and learn about the celebration being held on July 19, 2015. Contact: […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Market Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin onWednesday, July 8, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Georgetown Drive Street Closure

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, it will be necessary to close Georgetown Drive at Mayfair Road. The closure will begin Monday, July 6, 2015, at 7:00 a.m. and will last until July 14, 2015, weather permitting.  Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either Georgetown Drive or Mayfair Road.   […]


July 7, 2015 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the July 7, 2015 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. […]