City of Champaign News

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 […]



Windsor Road Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic conduit and cable for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one eastbound lane of Windsor Road between Prospect Avenue and Lyndhurst Drive.   The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. from Tuesday, September 8 to Thursday, September 10. Eastbound traffic will be […]


Healey Street Converted From One-Way to Two-Way Traffic

On Friday, September 4, 2015, the City of Champaign Traffic and Lighting Division will be replacing signage on Healey Street, between First Street and Fourth Street, in order to convert Healey Street from one-way westbound traffic into two-way traffic. No lane closures are anticipated as part of the signage replacement, and no restriping will need […]


Public Open House for MCORE TIGER Project

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the City of Champaign, the City of Urbana, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project http://www.mcoreproject.com within the University District. The total cost for the project […]