City of Champaign News

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform pavement restoration from Ameren Illinois work, Shaw Brothers will close a westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Market Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin onWednesday, July 8, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Georgetown Drive Street Closure

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, it will be necessary to close Georgetown Drive at Mayfair Road. The closure will begin Monday, July 6, 2015, at 7:00 a.m. and will last until July 14, 2015, weather permitting.  Emergency vehicles may approach the closure from either Georgetown Drive or Mayfair Road.   […]


July 7, 2015 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the July 7, 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. […]


2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Mayfair Road

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Mayfair Road from Lincolnshire Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue work Monday, July 6, 2015, weather permitting. Mayfair Road will temporarily be a one lane, one-way street northbound from Broadmoor Drive […]


University Avenue Lane Closure to Perform Emergency Tree Removal

UNIVERSITY AVENUE LANE CLOSURE  TO PERFORM EMERGENCY TREE REMOVAL In order to remove an ash tree that has split, the City will be closing a portion of the northern, east-bound lane of University Avenue, near the intersection of McKinley Avenue. This closure will begin immediately and is expected to reopen by early evening. The City […]


Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois and PAR Electric will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Commercial Permits Issued

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 905 S First $425,250.00 6-29-15 Gillespie Roland Prop, LLC 108 N Sixth $709,308.00 6-30-15 Illini North Development, LLC 608 E University $21,242,015.00 6-30-15 Illini North Development, LLC […]



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 Monday, July 6, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 10, 2015. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. […]