City of Champaign News

The City Council agendas for the March 18, 2014 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and…
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SECOND STREET ROAD CLOSURE Champaign – In order to install a sanitary sewer service connection at 112 E Chalmers St, Mayfield Construction will be closing a section of Second Street between Daniel Street and Chalmers Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, March 24, 2014. No through…
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FIRST STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to complete an emergency repair on a sanitary sewer service at 804 S First St, DUCE Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between John Street and Daniel Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, March 17, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, March…
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Spring 2014 Yard Waste Collection The City of Champaign 2014 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, March 31, 2014. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, April 7. Collections will continue to alternate on subsequent weeks through April 25, 2014. The collection is available to…
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NEIL STREET LANE CLOSURE   Champaign – In order to access a utility manhole in the street, Ameren Illinois will be closing one northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Vine Street on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in…
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Lane Closures: Peach Street, Seaton Court, Stratford Drive, North Fourth Street G.M. Sipes will be sealing concrete joints on Peach Street, Seaton Court, Stratford Drive, and North Fourth Street starting Monday, March 17, 2014, weather permitting. This will be a moving operation with temporary lane closures around the work area. Work will start on Peach…
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The Public Works Department saw a large increase in service requests during the month of February.  Citizens and City staff submitted 669 total requests during February 2014.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. More citizens began using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, to report any problems. There were…
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On April 1, the City of Champaign is scheduled to receive their 29th consecutive Tree City USA designation.  Tree City USA is a foundation for effective, well-organized tree care programs.  Along with community pride comes practical benefits such as contributing to safer and healthier urban forests, and providing municipal officials the opportunity to deliver better…
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In order to facilitate a fiber optic bore across Country Fair Drive, AT&T and Custom Underground will be closing one lane of Country Fair Drive just north of Springfield Avenue (between Springfield Ave and White St).  The closure will begin on Thursday, March 13, 2014, and will reopen on Monday, March 17, 2014, weather permitting….
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Starting Monday, March 17, weather permitting, the Champaign Township Highway Department will CLOSE Kirby Avenue to all traffic between Holmstrom Drive and Cobblefield Road to remove and replace a section of failed pavement on Kirby Avenue adjacent to the bridge over the Copper Slough drainage ditch. Champaign Township expects Kirby Avenue will be closed from…
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