Items tagged: Kirby Avenue

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 […]

First Street Construction Update

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 […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

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 […]

Fourth Street Road Closure (St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue)

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 […]

Apartment Fire – 1513 W Kirby Ave

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) […]

Traffic Signal Outage

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 […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

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.

Kirby Avenue Lane Closures (between Duncan Road and I-57 Overpass)

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. […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

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.

Northbound I-57 Full Closure in Champaign This Weekend

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 […]