City of Champaign News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a new driveway approach at 1609 North Mattis Avenue, River City Construction will be closing one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Paula Drive and Parkland Way. The lane closure will begin on Monday, October 5, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, October 9, 2015. Southbound traffic will be reduced to […]


Free Countywide Residential Electronics Collection Event

The next Free Countywide Residential Electronics Collection Event will be held on Saturday, October 10 from 8 am to 12 pm at Parkland College, 2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign in Parking Lot M-4. Residents must use the Duncan Road entrance. This is a great opportunity for residents to get rid of old electronics including: computer […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a new driveway approach at 1609 North Mattis Avenue, River City Construction will be closing one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Paula Drive and Parkland Way.    The lane closure will begin on Monday, October 5 and will reopen on Friday, October 9. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one […]


Trick-or-Treat Hours for Halloween 2015

Customarily, both the City of Urbana and the City of Champaign join with the Champaign County Board in setting trick-or-treat hours. The Champaign County Board has approved specific rules/guidelines/hours regarding trick-or-treat hours, and both Urbana and Champaign have agreed to the following schedule: ** Halloween/Trick-or-Treat will be held on October 31, regardless of what day […]


City of Champaign Videos Earn National Awards

The City of Champaign recently received two national awards in the Government Programming Awards competition hosted by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). Multimedia Producer Janet Ahern accepted the awards on the City’s behalf during NATOA’s annual conference in September 2015. The City-produced video Champaign Connection took First Place in the Interview/Talk […]


Bristol Place Redevelopment Phase II Update

Kerri Spear, Neighborhood Programs Manager, gave a presentation to the Board of Commissioners at the Housing Authority of Champaign County on September 24, 2015. Ms. Spear provided the commissioners with an update on the Bristol Place Redevelopment. Ms. Spear also discussed the Bristol Place Phase II developer selection process. Ms. Spear explained that the city […]



Rising Road Bridge Project

In order to complete bridge repairs, Stark Excavating Inc. will close Rising Road between the parking lot entrance of the Robert C. Porter Family Park and Windsor Road. The work will begin on Monday, October 5, 2015, and is expected to be completed by Friday, October 16, 2015, weather permitting. Please avoid the area during […]


University Avenue Lane Closures (between Wright Street and Fifth Street)

In order to install water services at 508 and 608 East University Avenue (Latitude Project), A&R Services will close both westbound lanes of University Avenue between Wright Street and Fifth Street. The closure will begin on Monday, October 5, 2015, and will reopen on Monday, October 12, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one […]


Downtown University Avenue Lane Closures

In order to repair a water service leak on University Avenue, Feutz Contractors will close an eastbound and a westbound lane of University Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street. The closure will begin on Monday, October 5, 2015, and will reopen by Monday, October 12, 2015. Eastbound and westbound traffic will be reduced to […]