City of Champaign News

Due to weather delays Georgetown Drive will remain closed at Mayfair Road. Weather permitting Georgetown Drive at Mayfair Road will reopen Friday, July 17. Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either Georgetown Drive or Mayfair Road. The work at Georgetown Drive and Mayfair Road is part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project.

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois and PAR Electric will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13and will reopen on Friday, July 17. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.  

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project Mayfair Road Stark has completed the reconstruction of the pavement on the north bound lane of Mayfair between Lincolnshire and Broadmoor and has begun work on the southbound lane. The project consists of removal and replacement of large portions of concrete and curb and gutter and lawn restoration. The completion…
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June Public Works Service Requests Citizens and City staff submitted 459 total requests during June 2015.  This was a 36% increase from May’s 337 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 43 (9.4%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded…
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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…
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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…
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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.

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.

In order to install a sign at 524 East Green Street, Sign Appeal will close the westbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The lane closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. One lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained in this…
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