City of Champaign News



Traffic Signals on Generators Due to State Farm Center Electrical Work

Due to electrical work at the State Farm Center on Wednesday, July 13, the traffic signals at the intersections of First Street and Fourth Street along Kirby Avenue will be placed on generator power from 5 p.m. until 9 p..m. The generator power, will allow the traffic signals to operate as normal. In the event […]


Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to continue electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and University Avenue. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016, through Thursday, July 14, 2016. Southbound traffic will be reduced […]



Public Engages with Library Director Finalists

On July 7, nearly fifty people filled Council Chambers to hear the Library Director finalists make presentations and answer questions about why they are best suited for the job.  The two finalists are Cynthia Fesemyer (Director, Columbus Public Library, Columbus, WI) and Donna Pittman (Interim Director and Development Director, Champaign Public Library). The event was televised […]



State Street Lane Closure

In order to connect sanitary and storm services at 213 W Green Street, Green Street Realty and Mayfield Construction will be closing one southbound lane of State Street between Green Street and John Street.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 11 and will reopen on Friday, July 22.  Southbound traffic will be reduced […]


Green Street Lane Closure

In order to construct new City sidewalk at 509 E Green Street, Broeren Russo and Mid-Illinois Concrete have closed the eastbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.  The lane closure began on Tuesday, July 5 and will reopen on Wednesday, July 13.  Eastbound traffic has been shifted into the center lane […]