City of Champaign News

Sussex Court Road Closure

In order to complete street repairs, the Public Works Department will close Sussex Court between Windward Boulevard and Waterford Place.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, September 15, and is expected to end on Friday, September 25.  Through traffic will not be allowed; however, residents will have access to all driveways on Sussex Court during […]


2015 Fall Yard Waste Pickup Dates

The City of Champaign 2015 Fall Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Blue Zone on Monday, October 12, 2015. Orange Zone collections will begin on Monday, October 19, 2015. Collections will continue through December 11, 2015 on the dates scheduled below. The collection is available to all residential properties within […]


Green Street Lane Closure

In order to install insulation at 509 ½ East Green Street, Bankier Apartments will be closing one eastbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.    The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 15, and will reopen on Friday, September 18.  Eastbound traffic will not be interrupted and will be shifted […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install a water main for Illinois American Water, G.A. Rich & Sons will be closing one eastbound and one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street.    The lane closures will begin on Monday, September 14, and will reopen on Monday, September 21.  Eastbound traffic and westbound traffic […]


September 15, 2015 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the September 15, 2015 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 Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. […]


Final MCORE Project Designs Selected

FINAL MCORE PROJECT DESIGNS SELECTED & AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AT OPEN HOUSE A transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossing, and protected bicycle lanes are some of the new features to be developed by the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project starting in 2016.   The […]


University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a water leak, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, September 14, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, September 18, 2015. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]



Police Investigate Shooting

  For Immediate Release September 7, 2015 Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us   Police Investigate Shooting On Sunday, September 6, 2015 at approximately 10:20PM, Champaign Police responded to the 1500 Block of Hedge Road for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, Police were alerted that two victims had been transported to the hospital.  A 29-year-old male […]