City of Champaign News

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Mayfair Road from Lincolnshire Drive to Broadmoor Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work on Monday, June 15, 2015, weather permitting. Mayfair Road temporarily will be a one-lane, one-way street southbound from Lincolnshire Drive…
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  UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation On Monday, June 8 at approximately 8:25 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 900 Block of N. Fourth Street for reports of multiple shots fired.  While on the scene, officers were advised of two gunshot victims that arrived at Carle and Presence Hospitals.  The injured subjects were being…
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In order to facilitate the installation of a gas service, Ameren Illinois will be closing the northbound lane of McKinley Avenue between Bradley Avenue and Northwood Drive.  The lane closure will occur on the following days: Thursday, June 11 Friday, June 12 Monday, June 15 Tuesday, June 16 Wednesday, June 17 The lane will be…
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  Two Subjects Injured in Shots Fired Investigation On Monday, June 8 at approximately 8:25 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 900 Block of North Fourth Street for reports of multiple shots fired.  While on the scene, officers were advised of two gunshot victims that arrived at Carle and Presence Hospitals.  The injured subjects were…
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The Harwood-Solon House at 503 S. State Street is one of the most historic structures in Champaign County. Built in the 1860s and first occupied by Abel Harwood, the house was more notably owned by the Solon family for nearly 90 years.The Italianate-style home has been owned by the Preservation and Conservation Asscoation (PACA) of…
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In order to disassemble and remove a tower crane for the new high-rise building at 308 East Green Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing Fourth Street between Green Street and Healey Street. The closure will begin on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 10…
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In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, June 12, 2015. The lane will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. One lane of…
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Save the Date! The Community Relations Office at the City of Champaign is offering Human Rights Ordinance Training. Lyonel LaGrone, Jr., Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer, will present on the Champaign’s Human Rights Ordinance protections and remedies. Learn more about Champaign’s Human Rights Ordinance; this ordinance was developed with the intent to secure an end to…
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Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us, 217-403-6909 ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY:  Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect On June 5 at approximately 9:17 AM, Champaign Police responded to a reported bank robbery at First Financial Bank, located at 1611 S. Prospect Avenue. Upon arrival, it was determined that a robbery had occurred…
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In order to install a sanitary force main for the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District, Stark Excavating will be closing lanes of Armory Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street.  Lane closures began on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, and will continue through Friday, June 19, 2015.  The installation is a moving operation and the lane closures…
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