Items tagged: John Street

Apartment Fire – 57 E John Street

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 57 E John Street on March 18, 2016, at 11:56 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from apartment #7. Suppression efforts began immediately. Crews quickly extinguished the fire. Twelve (12) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-six (26) emergency response […]

Mattis Avenue and John Street Traffic Signal

In order to install a new traffic cabinet, the Public Works Department has deactivated the traffic signal at the intersection of Mattis Avenue and John Street and installed a temporary four-way stop.  The work is anticipated to be finished by 12:00 p.m. today.  Please obey all traffic signs and use caution in the area.  The […]

Locust Street Closure

In order to set a crane and deliver materials to 29 East Green Street, Custom Service Crane will close a portion of Locust Street between Green Street and John Street.  The closure will occur on Saturday, August 1 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in this area; however, access […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to facilitate a fiber optic boring across Mattis Avenue, Campus Communications Group will close the following lanes of Mattis Avenue from Tuesday, July 21 to Thursday, July 23: – One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue will be closed between John Street and Green Street.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

State Street Lane Closure (Green Street to John Street)

Duce Construction will be repairing a sanitary sewer in the 600 block of South State Street between Green Street and John Street. In order to complete this work, State Street between Green Street and John Street will be reduced to one lane for the duration of this repair. Local traffic will have access to this […]

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project Mayfair Road Stark has completed the reconstruction of the pavement on the north bound lane of Mayfair between Lincolnshire and Broadmoor and has begun work on the southbound lane. The project consists of removal and replacement of large portions of concrete and curb and gutter and lawn restoration. The completion […]

Campus Traffic Signals

With much-lower vehicle and pedestrian traffic on campus during the summer months, traffic signals at Daniel/Fourth and Sixth/John will be placed on flash to provide for more-efficient traffic flow and to minimize waiting times. Placing traffic signals on flash is a practice Public Works has used for several years at several campus locations. Once students […]

2015 Slurry Seal Project

This year’s annual slurry seal project was completed on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  Micro-surfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois sealed 110,436 square yards (15.7 lane miles) of oil and chip type streets in the southwestern one-third of the City.  A new process called Fiber-Mat was tried this year on Green Street, John Street, and Duncan […]


As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Hollycrest Drive from John Street to Ola Drive is being rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue working; weather permitting, Thursday, June 4, 2015. Hollycrest Drive will temporarily be a one lane, one-way street South Bound from John […]

Infrastructure Maintenance Projects

Feutz Contractors has started construction on the Infrastructure Maintenance Project and are working in three locations. Location 1 – Feutz is constructing new sidewalk on both sides of Galen Drive between Broadmoor Drive and Theodore Drive as part of the sidewalk gap portion of the project. Location 2 – Feutz has started repairing sidewalk and […]