City of Champaign News



Lynn Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will be closing Lynn Street between Park Street and Church Street. The closure will begin on Monday, December 1, 2014. The work is expected to take two weeks to complete. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction area. All driveway access off […]


Main Street Lane Closure

In order to install domestic water and fire services at 34 E Main Street, Stephens Excavating will be closing one lane of Main Street between Walnut Street and Market Street.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, December 1, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, December 5, 2014, weather permitting.  A lane of eastbound and […]


Green Street Road Closure (UPDATE)

In order to disassemble a tower crane at 524 E. Green Street, Custom Service Crane will close Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. Originally, a Monday and Tuesday road closure was scheduled, but due to high winds on these two days, the plan has been adjusted.  The road closure will now occur on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, from 7 […]



Champaign Fire Department Turkey Fryer Safety

The City of Champaign Fire Department wants to remind our community of the hazards related to turkey frying during this holiday season. The use of turkey fryers can lead to devastating burns, destruction of property and other injuries if not used properly. Champaign Fire Department Turkey Fryer Safety Tips  Turkey fryers should always be used […]



Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a gas service installation at 90 East Bradley Avenue, Ameren Illinois will be closing the following lane: One eastbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Market Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, November 20, 2014, and will reopen by noon on Friday, November 21, 2014. Eastbound Bradley […]


Entry-Level Firefighter Interviews

The 2014 entry-level Firefighter recruitment process continues as scheduled. The Human Resources (HR) Department administered an application period in August and a written exam in September. Eighty-nine of the 91 candidates who sat for the written exam successfully achieved the minimum passing score and qualified to participate in on-site interviews on November 13. HR staff […]