City of Champaign News


State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged water hydrant, Illinois American Water Company will be closing a northbound lane of State Street, just south of Kirby Avenue.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, and will reopen on Friday, January 13, 2017, weather permitting.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


Helping to Make Our Roads Safe During the Holiday Season

The Champaign Police Department joined forces with other law enforcement agencies and highway safety partners throughout the state of Illinois during the winter holiday season to educate citizens on the impact of drinking and driving and to help make the roadways safer.  During the enforcement detail, police issued the following citations: Seatbelt Citations – 5 […]





Champaign Police Investigate Pedestrian & Motor Vehicle Accident

Media Contact:  Lt. Mark Vogelzang |  217-403-6908  |  mark.vogelzang@champaignil.gov  This evening, at approximately 5:53 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to the 900 Block of W. Bradley Avenue in Champaign after receiving a report of a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arrival, it was apparent that a pedestrian had been struck while attempting to cross the street.  […]


Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling

Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling The City of Champaign offers two convenient options to recycle your Christmas tree this month. Curbside Collection: Trees will be collected in the Blue Zones on January 9 and in the Orange Zones on January 11.  To enjoy this free service, residents simply place their tree within four feet of the […]



Neighborhood Services Offers OneRoof Training

The Neighborhood Programs Division brought Travis Remmert, founder of OneRoof systems, onsite for daylong training on December 15.The City’s IT Department was instrumental in providing access to learning laptops in the lower level of the City Building for this event. Champaign is one of the original member cities to use this community development software, and […]