City of Champaign News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (at Church Street)

In order to perform a storm sewer repair, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue at the intersection with Church Street. Northbound Mattis Avenue will be reduced to one lane through a short work zone and minor delays may occur. Traffic traveling on Church Street will not be impacted by this work. […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform storm sewer lining, Hoerr Construction will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Healey Street. This work will begin at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 and is planned to be completed by 1:00 a.m. on Friday, July 29.  The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers in […]


Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave.

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave. The traffic cabinet at the intersection of Randolph St. and University Ave. was struck by a vehicle, causing the traffic lights to go out. Staff were able to install a temporary cabinet in order to provide power for a flashing red light in three directions. While […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closure (Revised)

In order to complete gas service work, Ameren will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Mattis Avenue. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Temporary Traffic Control Changes in Downtown

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGES IN DOWNTOWN 8/4/16 UPDATE TO TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGES IN DOWNTOWN On July 22, the City of Champaign implemented temporary traffic control changes in downtown to accommodate larger crowds and provide for pedestrian safety during 40 North’s Friday Night Live event. Starting this Friday, August 5, the traffic signal and Neil […]



Community Coalition Hosts Dialogue on Community & Law Enforcement

On Wednesday, July 13, the Community Coalition changed its regular monthly meeting format to open up a dialogue between community members and local law enforcement. More than 100 people including concerned citizens, local law enforcement officials, and local service providers attended the meeting at the Champaign Public Library. Also present was U.S. Attorney for the […]


Alexander Lumber Overgrowth Cleanup

Neighborhood Code Compliance staff responded to a complaint from Champaign Township Trustee Norman Davis regarding some overgrowth originating from Alexander Lumber that encroached onto the adjacent property, coming in contact with the single family residence. Although this property is in the Champaign Township, a Code Compliance Manager met with representatives from Alexander Lumber to work […]



Bristol Place Demolition Awards

Bristol Approved Demolition Contractors submitted bids to demolish 14 homes in Bristol Place on Friday, July 15, 2016. Bids were awarded to the lowest responsible bidder for each bid packet. This week, there were a total of seven bid packets issued. Fenter Machinery was the lowest bidder for three bid packets, Miller Enterprises was the […]