City of Champaign News


Champaign Police Investigate Pedestrian & Motor Vehicle Accident

Media Contact:  Lt. Mark Vogelzang |  217-403-6908  |  mark.vogelzang@champaignil.gov  This evening, at approximately 5:53 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to the 900 Block of W. Bradley Avenue in Champaign after receiving a report of a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arrival, it was apparent that a pedestrian had been struck while attempting to cross the street.  […]


Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling

Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling The City of Champaign offers two convenient options to recycle your Christmas tree this month. Curbside Collection: Trees will be collected in the Blue Zones on January 9 and in the Orange Zones on January 11.  To enjoy this free service, residents simply place their tree within four feet of the […]



Neighborhood Services Offers OneRoof Training

The Neighborhood Programs Division brought Travis Remmert, founder of OneRoof systems, onsite for daylong training on December 15.The City’s IT Department was instrumental in providing access to learning laptops in the lower level of the City Building for this event. Champaign is one of the original member cities to use this community development software, and […]




University Avenue Lane Closure

Champaign – In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Hardesty Concrete will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, December 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]


Clark Street Road Closure

Champaign – In order to repair a leaking water service, A&R Services have closed Clark Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.  The closure began on Tuesday, December 20 and will reopen on Thursday, December 22, 2016, weather permitting.  Through traffic is not allowed in the area, but access to local properties will be maintained.


Champaign County First Springfield Trip

Champaign County First Springfield Trip On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 representatives of the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Village of Mahomet, Village of St. Joseph, Champaign County, Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, and Champaign County Economic Development Corporation traveled together to Springfield to advocate for a number of priority projects to […]