City of Champaign News

Champaign-Urbana Days

Neighborhood Services Department staff along with staff representatives from the City Manager’s office, Champaign Police and Fire Departments participated in the annual Champaign-Urbana days event on Saturday, August 8, 2015. City Staff provided information on City initiatives, programs, and services in addition to being present to engage with and network with other organizations, community stakeholders, […]


Infrastructure Maintenance Projects

Feutz Contractors continue to work on the Intersection Improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Randolph Street. Feutz is nearing completion of the north east and south west corners and will start work on the northwest and south east corners next week. The work consists of all new traffic signals, poles, lights, curb bump-outs, […]


Asphalt Overlay Project

On August 12, Cross Construction Company has completed paving work on the first phase of the City’s annual asphalt overlay project. Work remaining, which consists of placing sod in disturbed areas, will be completed this fall. Work will begin in the second phase of the project beginning August 17. Below is a list of streets […]



City of Champaign Awarded $50,000 from SBA’s “Start-Up In a Day” Competition

The City of Champaign was awarded the U.S. Small Business Association’s (SBA) first ever “Start-Up in a Day: Start Small” competition. Champaign was one of 25 cities selected out of 100 applicants. The SBA announced the winners at the White House Demo Day on Tuesday, August 4th. The $50,000 award will help fund the development, […]


Campus Move In-Out Cleanliness

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will increase enforcement in the campus area the weeks of August 17 and August 24 in an attempt to prevent large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters. Property owners will receive notices giving them short response times in which to remove accumulations of trash. If the trash remains […]


Neil Street Lane Closure

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, August 12 and will end on Tuesday, August 18.  One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. Also, all […]



Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to patch pavement at a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue near the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Hessel Boulevard. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, August 11 and will reopen on Friday, August 14. Southbound traffic will be reduced […]