City of Champaign News

CHICAGO (March 12, 2014) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed approval of a petition to designate a portion of the Mahomet Aquifer system in east-central Illinois as a sole source aquifer. EPA’s public comment period on the proposed designation begins March 13 and closes June 12, 2014. The Safe Drinking Water Act gives…
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LANE CLOSURES PEACH STREET, SEATON COURT, STRATFORD DRIVE, NORTH FOURTH STREET   Champaign – 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…
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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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Champaign Township Highway Department is announcing that starting Monday, March 17, 2014, weather permitting, Kirby Avenue will be CLOSED to all traffic between Holmstrom Drive and Cobblefield Road. The road closure is necessary to remove and replace a section of failed pavement adjacent to the bridge over the Copper Slough drainage creek. The Champaign Township…
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A new case study of Boneyard Creek has been published to the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s award-winning Landscape Performance Series! This unique online database now includes over 75 exemplary landscape projects with quantified environmental, economic, and social benefits. The impact of Boneyard Creek, the Second Street Basins and Scott Park, was assessed and documented through LAF’s…
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Broeren Russo Construction, Inc. is announcing an upcoming lane closure on Green Street to facilitate construction at 112 East Green Street. A portion of the west bound lane of Green Street between Second Street and First Street (adjacent to the property) will be closed from Monday, March 17, 2014, through Monday, March 31, 2014. The…
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Community Civic Event Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Purpose of Meeting: Green Street Public Open House  Location: Champaign Public Library 200 W. Green Street The open house represents the official kick off to the City’s $6 million dollar Green Street Phase III project. This project will…
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The Illinois “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign The Champaign Police Department will be conducting special patrols on St. Patrick’s Day to curb intoxicated driving and enforce seatbelt laws. “We are reminding everyone this weekend to ‘Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over’ and ‘Click It or Ticket’,” said Sgt. Joe Ketchem “If you plan…
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