City of Champaign News

Fourth Street Road Closure (St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue)

In order to complete street improvements, the City of Champaign will be closing Fourth Street from St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue.  The proposed improvements will include the construction of a new storm sewer, street light, pedestrian crossing, and PCC pavement.     The closure will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016, and is scheduled […]


First Street Road Closure (Stadium Drive to Gregory Drive)

In order to complete street improvements, the City of Champaign will be closing First Street from Gregory Drive to Stadium Drive.  The proposed improvements will include the construction of a new storm sewer, street light, pedestrian crossing, and PCC pavement.   The closure will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016, and is scheduled to be […]


Green Street Road Closure

In order to complete contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will be closing Green Street from Prospect Avenue to Pine Street.  The closure will occur on Monday, May 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Residents in the area will have access to their driveways; however periodic, temporary road blockages may occur.


Police Arrest Sixth Suspect in Ashley C. Gibson Investigation

Media Contact: Troy Daniels | 217-403-6909 | troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us On May 13, 2016, at approximately 10:00 AM, Champaign Police Detectives, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service, arrested 25-year-old Deundrea Weatherspoon of Champaign—the sixth suspect Police have been looking for in the death investigation of Ashley C. Gibson. Police developed information that Weatherspoon was staying at a residence in […]


MAY 17, 2016 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING & POST COUNCIL STUDY SESSION

The City Council agendas for the May 17, 2016 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 […]


Slurry Seal Project Update

Slurry Seal Project Update This year’s slurry seal project started May 4 and should be complete by the end of the week, May 20 (weather pending).  The contractor for this year’s project is Micro-Surfacing Contractors, LLC from Peoria.  The project concentrates work on the oil and chip type streets in the southeast one-third of the […]


2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project

2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project William Street, Holiday Drive and Stonegate Drive As part of the City’s Annual Concrete Street Improvements Project, Feutz Contractors has begun work on William Street from Mattis Ave to Crescent Drive, Holiday Drive from William Street to Alton Drive and Stonegate Drive from Mattis Ave to Holiday Drive. The work […]


Permits Issued

Permits Issued The following commercial permits were issued with an estimated cost of $250,000 or more.    Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 2021 S First #110 $625,602.00 5-5-2016 Fox Development 2109 S Oak #103 $260,328.00 5-5-2016 Fox/Atkins Development 2401 W Bradley Ave $2,728,000.00 5-6-2016 Fairlawn Real Estate



Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install gas service at 2010 N Neil Street, Ameren Illinois will close one northbound lane of Neil Street between Center Street and Town Center Boulevard.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13.  Northbound Neil Street traffic will be reduced to one […]