City of Champaign News


2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Hollycrest Drive from Ola Drive to John Street will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Hollycrest Drive will temporarily […]


2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE

2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Holiday Drive from William Street to Frank Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 4, 2015. Holiday Drive will temporarily […]



Prospect Avenue Lane Closures

Water Main & Pavement Repairs Prospect Avenue at Union Street The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that water main and pavement repairs will begin on Prospect Avenue (U.S. Route 150) at Union Street beginning Monday, April 27, 2015, weather permitting. Northbound and southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. It is expected this project will […]





Planning Staff and Fire Staff coordinate to look at Future Growth

The Planning and Development Department Staff have been working with the Fire Department Staff to look at future growth for the City of Champaign.  The Fire Department is performing a study looking at their service areas and response times, while trying to stay in tune with current development patterns and projected growth. Senior Planners Jeff […]


State of Illinois Fiscal Year 2014/15 Budget Fix

The State of Illinois recently adopted a budget “fix” to fund services that would have been cut this year if the State had not taken any action. The State took certain money, designated to specific services, and moved it to fund other services (referred to as a “sweep”).  Some of the sweeps affected revenues that the State shares […]