City of Champaign News

Bristol Place Demolition Awards

Bristol Approved Demolition Contractors submitted bids to demolish 14 homes in Bristol Place on Friday, July 15, 2016. Bids were awarded to the lowest responsible bidder for each bid packet. This week, there were a total of seven bid packets issued. Fenter Machinery was the lowest bidder for three bid packets, Miller Enterprises was the […]


Parking Permit Pick-Up Special Saturday Hours (One Time Only!)

In order to help accommodate University District parkers during the busy move-in season, Public Works’ parking office will be open to the public on Saturday, August 6, 2016, from 8 AM until 2 PM. Completed Academic Year 2016-2017 permits will be available for pick-up if they were purchased prior to August 6th.  Please make sure you have the […]


City Staff Discusses Community Engagement with Visitor from Sierra Leone

City staff recently met with Christian Kamara, the National General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA in Sierra Leone. Mr. Kamara was visiting for a week to explore collaborations in global service learning with The University YMCA, which has a long-term partnership with the YMCA of Sierra Leone. Mr. Kamara expressed an interest in […]


Green Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a painting operation at 202 E Green St, Bankier Apartments will be closing the westbound lane of Green Street between Third Street and Second Street. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, 2016. Westbound traffic will […]


2016 Sewer Lining Contract – Wright Street

Hoerr Construction will be lining a sanitary sewer on Wright Street from University Avenue to south of Springfield Avenue as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Monday, July 25, 2016. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. The southbound lane on Wright Street will be narrowed between University and Springfield Avenue. […]


2016 Sewer Lining Contract – First Street

Hoerr Construction will be lining a sanitary sewer on First Street from south of John Street to Green Street as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Monday, July 25, 2016. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Northbound and southbound traffic along First Street will be shifted to temporary lanes between […]


Springfield Avenue (IL Rt. 10 & US Rt. 150) Lane Closures and Detour

In order to facilitate installation of a sanitary sewer interceptor and pump station for Urbana and Champaign Sanitary District, Stark Excavating will be closing eastbound Springfield Avenue traffic between First Street and Third Street. The lane closures will begin on Monday, July 25 and will reopen on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Eastbound traffic will be […]


Main Street Lane Closure (between Neil Street and Fremont Street)

In order to perform storm sewer lining work, Hoerr Construction will close the eastbound lane of Main Street between Neil Street and Fremont Street. Eastbound traffic on Main Street will be detoured south along Neil Street then east on University Avenue then north onto Walnut Street and back to Main Street. Westbound traffic on Main […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (between Hill Street and Church Street)

In order to perform storm sewer lining work, Hoerr Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Hill Street and Church Street. While the work is taking place, southbound traffic on Neil Street will be merged into a single lane through the work zone. This work will take place on Monday, July 25 […]


Bloomington Road Lane Closure

Starting Thursday, July 21, 2016, Open Road Paving Company will begin milling and paving work on Bloomington Road from Prospect Avenue to Bradley Avenue. This work tends to be disruptive for vehicular travel through the project. Traffic is urged to avoid the work area and use alternate routes where possible. There will be intermittent lane […]