Items tagged: Kirby Avenue

Traffic Signals on Generators Due to State Farm Electrical Work

Due to electrical work at the State Farm Center on Thursday, September 29, the traffic signals at the intersections of First Street and Fourth Street along Kirby Avenue will be placed on flash from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Temporary stop signs will be placed at the intersections.  The electrical work will also affect street […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to repair an asphalt street, the Public Works Department will intermittently close lanes of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Kirby Avenue.  This work will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27 and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7. Residents will have […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic on Kirby Avenue across the I-57 overpass (between Duncan Road and Staley Road).  This work will begin at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 24 and is scheduled to be completed by 11:00 a.m. One lane will remain open at […]

Traffic Signals on Generators Due to State Farm Center Electrical Work 8.20.16

Due to electrical work at the State Farm Center on Saturday, August 20, the traffic signals at the intersections of First Street and Fourth Street along Kirby Avenue will be placed on generator power from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The generator power, will allow the traffic signals to operate as normal. In the event […]

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 […]