City of Champaign News

Stark Excavating was awarded the City project that would widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1 and will be complete on October 15, 2014. Windsor Road will be open for traffic on August 15, 2014. Stark has completed construction of the retaining walls on the west…
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Starting June 11, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt overlay project. Arterial/collector street work locations include Anthony Drive, Hagan Street, and Kenyon Road. Neighborhood street locations include Healey, Chicago, Ridgeway, and Highland in the Clark Park area. The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp…
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This year’s slurry seal project has been completed. Microsurfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois sealed 11.5 lane miles of oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of the City.   Eight (8) manholes were adjusted up to match the current roadway surface elevation. Minor drainage improvements were made to North Champaign Street to correct…
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In order to repair damaged pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Dodds Drive and La Sell Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, June 13, 2014.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in…
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ANNUAL PAVING PROJECT Champaign – Starting June 16, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. Anthony Drive from Mattis Avenue to Marketview Drive Hagan Street from Bloomington Road to Kenyon Road Kenyon Road from Hagan Street to Market Street Dobbins Down Neighborhood within City limits (Dale Dr., Walters Dr.,…
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Contact:   City of Champaign Community Relations Office, Phone:  217.403.8830, Fax:  217.403.8835   EXTENDED – 2014 CHAMPAIGN URBANA INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The Cities of Champaign and Urbana have extended the nomination deadline and will continue to accept nominations for the 12th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards.  Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 25, 2014, at…
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On June 3, 2014, the Champaign Police Department celebrated their annual employee award recipients with a reception.  Award recipients for 2013 are: Officer of the Year:  Ed Wachala Employee of the Year:  Laurie Curatolo Valor Awards:  Dave McLearin, Geoff Coon Lifesaving: Jonathon Westfield, Chris Young, Cory Phenicie, Brad Krauel, and Bill Killin Commendation Awards Brian…
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Champaign Police Department to Enforce Reduction of Celebratory Gunfire during the July 4th Holiday Season What:  Celebratory gunfire remains a problem in many cities, particularly during the July 4th holiday season, and sadly, it can often have tragic results when innocent people are hit by the bullets and injured or killed. The reality is that any bullet discharged…
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