The Public Works Concrete Section recently replaced the badly deteriorated brick entryway at the Champaign Police Department which had become unsightly and dangerous. The bricks had become a tripping hazard to the public as well as CPD personnel. The bricks were removed and a new concrete surface was formed in its place. The front entrance had to […]
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The 2016 Infrastructure Maintenance Project started the first week of May. Schomburg & Schomburg from Danville is the contractor. The project consists of three parts: Brick Street Rehabilitation (McKinley Avenue from Washington Street to Church Street); Alley Maintenance (the alley bounded by First Street, Locust Street, Green Street, and John Street); and Traffic Signal Upgrades […]
Work continues on the City’s 2016 Annual Asphalt Overly Project. Patching work on Prospect Avenue from Devonshire Drive to Ventura Road is complete. Milling and paving is scheduled to start June 21. Beginning June 13, curb and sidewalk ramp work will start on Bloomington Road between Prospect Avenue and Bradley Avenue. There will be intermittent […]
Media Contact: Neighborhood Coordinator John Ruffin | 217-403-7070 | John.Ruffin@champaignil.gov The City of Champaign is proud to again offer an exciting opportunity for residents to learn about the inner-workings of local government. The Champaign City Government 101 Academy will educate the public about the organization and operations of the City of Champaign and promote civic engagement. The […]
Media Contact: Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith | 217-403-7212, 840-9434 | email@example.com The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 2411 N. Neil Street, May 30, 2016, at 4:54 p.m. The fire caused heavy damage to the apartment building. Residents of the ten (10) occupied apartments were forced from their homes and have been unable to return. […]
The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 212 E Green $22,000,000.00 06-06-2016 Larson Company 810 W Springfield 489,057.00 06-08-2016 Manpower c/o Wilberg, Beverly 2037 S Neil 687,000.00 06-08-2016 WCT Properties, Inc.
In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing Park Lane Drive between Nottingham Street and Prospect Avenue. The work will begin on Friday, June 10, 2016. Park Lane Drive will reopen on Monday, June 13, 2016, weather permitting.
The City of Champaign is sharing this emergency press release on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation. I-74 Resurfacing between Mahomet and Champaign – Temporary Road Closure TONIGHT (Monday, June 6) PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be an emergency closure of I-74 on Monday, June 6, 2016, beginning […]
City Manager’s Office and Library staff teamed up to produce a new video featuring author Tom Watson – creator of the Stick Dog series of children’s books. Staff recorded the renowned author’s presentation at the Champaign Public Library on April 20. One of the main highlights of his presentation was teaching children how to draw […]
In order to install sanitary, storm, and water services at 106 E Armory Avenue, Green Street Realty and Mayfield Construction have closed Armory Avenue between First Street and Second Street. The lane closure began on Monday, May 23 and was originally slated to reopen on Friday, June 3. Weather conditions have delayed the work and […]