City of Champaign News

Code Compliance Staff Inspects, Condemns Unsafe Structure Following Vehicle Impact

Property Maintenance Inspector Cliff Peete responded to a referral from the Champaign Fire Department regarding a vehicle that caused significant damage to a residential rental dwelling unit. Due to damage from the impact to appliances, the electric and gas utilities were disconnected by the Champaign Fire Department after the incident occurred. On June 20,  Peete […]


Champaign Police Address Public Safety Issues, Ask for Citizen Support

Following issues that have been raised of loitering and overcrowding in the City of Champaign’s downtown district, Police are working with a number of City and community officials to address public safety and are asking for citizen support to help tackle these concerns. Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb notes that many of the issues aren’t […]




Apartment Fire – 2008 N Mattis Avenue

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 2008 N Mattis Avenue, Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 1:56 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported fire coming from a third-floor window of a three-story apartment building.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Firefighters entered the apartment building and found a fire primarily contained […]


Windsor Road One-Day Closure

Annual Paving Project – Windsor Road One-Day Closure On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Cross Construction Company will close Windsor Road between Duncan Road and Mattis Avenue for milling operations. Windsor Road will be open to traffic once this operation is complete. This work is expected to take one day. The road will be open Saturday, […]


White Street Road Closure

WHITE STREET ROAD CLOSURE In order to construct storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close West White Street between Fair Street and Royal Court; this closure will be located midblock. Residents with driveways located west of 1513 W. White Street should access their driveways from Fair Street. Residents located east of 1513 W. White Street […]


2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Southmoor Drive

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Southmoor Drive As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Southmoor Drive from Rebecca Drive to Brett Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project, Otto Baum Company, will continue work on Monday, June 26, 2017. Beginning Monday, June 26, weather permitting, […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy Services, LLC will be closing the right lane of northbound Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive and William Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 26 at 8 a.m. and is expected to be completed on Wednesday, June 28. The lane […]


MCORE Project Progress Update & Stage Change Over

MCORE PROJECT PROGRESS UPDATE & STAGE CHANGE OVER The Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) continues progress along Green Street. Below are highlights of the project status. • This weekend the MCORE Contractor (DUCE Construction) will reopen Green Street between First Street and Locust Street, ahead of moving to the next stages. • On Monday, June […]