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 […]
National Power Rodding Corp. will be performing routine storm sewer maintenance on Neil Street between Kirby Avenue and St. Marys Road. In order to complete this work, south bound traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work zone. Operations are planned daily from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Thursday, April 16 and […]
The State Farm Center will be conducting major electrical work over the weekend. To accomplish this, electricity will be turned off at the facility. This power outage will affect traffic signals on Kirby Avenue at First Street and Fourth Street. These two intersections will be converted to four-way stops starting at 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 22, […]
Neighborhood Programs staff went door-to-door with Champaign Park District staff on Friday, July 25, 2014 to sign up families for the special CommUnity Matters program. As of July 28, nine (9) families with a total of 28 children registered for the various summer activities and some families also registered for the year-long Leonhard Recreation Center. […]