City of Champaign News

In order to replace telecommunications conduit for AT&T, Western Utility will be closing one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Stonegate Drive and Kirby Avenue.  The lane closure will occur Monday, April 28, 2014 through Friday, May 9, 2014.  The lane will be closed during normal working hours from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and…
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On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) opened bids for the Olympian Drive (Apollo to Lincoln) Project.  The project received four bids as follows: Halverson Construction Co. Inc., Springfield, IL                             $7,420,914.65 Stark Excavating, Inc., Bloomington, IL                                           $7,399,305.36 Otto Baum, Morton, IL                                                                    $7,193,745.11 Feutz Contractors Inc., Champaign, IL                                           $7,092,062.46 (low bid)…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 101 W University (1st Floor) $1,075,000.00 04-28-14 Christie Management Co./Vein & Vascular Dept. 710 N Mattis $10,000,000.00 04-28-14 Becknell Industrial/Interior Buildout of Warehouse 1908…
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014, weather permitting, Microsurfacing Contractors, LLC will begin slurry sealing the oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of Champaign. The streets are located north of Church Street (see attached map). The residential streets will be closed for about four hours until the slurry is cured. Heavily traveled streets and…
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We want all first graders to get a good start in reading, school, and library use. That’s why we bring first grade classes from Unit 4 and private schools to the library for a fun-filled visit, one school at a time. Book-related games and activities introduce students to the library’s wonderful collection of children’s materials….
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In order to repair a damaged water main, Illinois American Water will close one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Coronado Drive and Park Haven Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Thursday, May 1, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, May 2, 2014.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. Illinois American Water…
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In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 301 East Green Street, Mayfield Construction will be closing the eastbound lane of Green Street between Third Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, April 28, 2014, and will reopen on Monday, May 5, 2014, weather permitting. Eastbound traffic will be shifted around the…
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An anonymous tip lead Champaign police detectives to a home in the 1200 block of Gertrude Avenue where five stolen handguns and one 12 gauge shotgun were recovered. “Champaign Police have been working diligently to remove unauthorized guns from our city streets.  In light of the recent shootings and shots fired calls, it is apparent…
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