City of Champaign News

Stonebridge Drive Closure

The Public Works Department has closed Stonebridge Drive to through traffic between Ironwood Lane and Charwick Drive to complete pavement repairs.  The closure began on Monday, August 14 and is expected to reopen on Friday, August 25, weather permitting.  Residents will have access to driveways during this closure. The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers […]



Campus Move In-Out Cleanliness

The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will increase enforcement in the campus area from August 14th through August 28th in an attempt to prevent large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters.  Property owners will receive notices giving them short response times in which to remove accumulations of trash.  If the trash remains after the abatement time period has passed, the City will cause the trash to be removed and the owner will be […]



Staley Road Widening Project

 In order to widen Staley Road, Feutz Contractors, Inc. will restrict traffic on Staley Road between Windsor Road and Curtis Road. Staley Road is being widened to accommodate turn lanes into the Carle at the Fields development. During construction, vehicular traffic will be controlled by flaggers. The work will begin on August 14 and is […]


Lane Closure: 2017 Sewer Lining

Insituform Technologies LLC will be lining a 24-inch storm sewer for the 2017 Sewer Lining Contract on Sixth Street between Chalmers Street and Armory Avenue beginning 7:00 a.m. on August 15, 2017. Sixth Street, at the intersections of Chalmers Street and Armory Avenue, will have lane restrictions as well as parking restrictions. The public is […]


City Accepting Applications for Citizen Review Subcommittee & Internal Use of Force Review Committee

The City of Champaign is continuing to accept applications from citizens interested in serving on two newly constituted panels. These committees are being created to increase transparency between the police and the public. The two committees open for application are: The Citizen Review Subcommittee of the Human Relations Commission.  The City is seeking citizens to […]


Champaign Police Conduct Shooting Investigations

On August 11, 2017 at approximately 2:18 AM, Champaign Police responded to the 2500 block of W. Springfield in regards to a shots fired call.  Officers located a 23-year-old male gunshot victim from Champaign laying on the ground outside an apartment building.  Officers provided medical assistance to the victim while waiting for an ambulance.  The […]



City Abates Backed up Sewer Line

On Thursday, July 27, Property Maintenance Inspector Kim Burnett investigated a complaint of sewage coming from a clean out pipe at 1702 Sheridan. Inspector Burnett validated the complaint and initiated contact with the resident of the property.  The resident confirmed they were having plumbing issues.  Inspector Burnett showed the resident the clean out pipe where the […]