Stark Excavating began construction on First Street between Kirby Avenue and Gregory Drive on May 16. The construction consists of the replacement of existing PCC pavement, new storm sewers, new PCC sidewalk, and new street lights. This work has an interim completion date of August 12, which is prior to the move-in date for the […]
In order to complete utility work for AT&T at 1771 W Kirby Ave., Jansen Cable Construction will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Ave between Mattis Avenue and Western Avenue. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 24 and will reopen on Friday, May 27, weather permitting. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to […]
In order to complete street improvements, the City of Champaign will be closing Fourth Street from St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue. The proposed improvements will include the construction of a new storm sewer, street light, pedestrian crossing, and PCC pavement. The closure will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016, and is scheduled […]
The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1513 W. Kirby Avenue on March 24, 2016, at 10:39 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the south end of the structure. Building evacuation and suppression efforts began immediately. Fourteen (14) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately thirty-four (34) […]
The State Farm Center is conducting a planned power outage for electrical work. This outage will affect the traffic signals at First Street at Kirby Avenue and Fourth Street at Kirby Avenue. The intersections will be controlled by temporary STOP signs. The outage is scheduled for Thursday, November 19 to begin at 6 p.m. and […]
In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Waverly Drive and Cambridge Drive. The lane closure will occur from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, September 28 and Tuesday, September 29. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
The Champaign Township Highway Department has announced that starting Friday, July 24, 2015, weather permitting, their contractor, Open Road Paving, will begin asphalt milling and paving operations on Kirby Avenue between Duncan Road and Interstate 57. The pavement surface milling operations will require intermittent lane closures with construction vehicles entering and leaving the work zone. […]
In order to construct a driveway approach at Memorial Stadium, DUCE Construction will close a westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, July 13, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, July 17, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that motorists will encounter a full closure of northbound I-57 at Curtis Road in Champaign from 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, until 8:00 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, weather permitting. Traffic will be detoured via Curtis Road to U.S. Route 45 to Illinois Route 10 (Springfield Avenue) to […]
Beginning Monday, June 1st, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will complete repairs to the Kirby Avenue and Bradley Avenue bridges over Interstate 57. The Kirby Avenue/I-57 bridge project will replace a portion of a bridge fascia beam. One lane of Kirby Avenue will be closed and temporary traffic signals will be used for traffic control. One […]