Category: Construction Press Releases

Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements (Mattis Avenue Lane Closure)

A lane closure is planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue will be closed at the Mattis Avenue and Glenn Park Drive signalized intersection in order to perform sanitary sewer lining. The lane closure described above is scheduled for Monday, September 24, and […]


Church Street Lane Closure

In order to perform asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of traffic on Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street.  The work will begin on Wednesday, September 19 at 9 a.m. and is planned to be completed by Noon. Please pay close attention to traffic control devices and proceed […]


State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a broken sanitary sewer, Duce Construction will close the northbound lane in the 1700 block of South State Street between Kirby Avenue and Fox Drive.  Traffic on State Street may have periods of total closure.  Work is planned to begin on Monday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. and be completed and reopened to […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a parkway storm sewer repair, Duce Construction will close one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue at the intersection of Devonshire Drive.  Traffic will be merged into a single southbound lane thru a short construction work zone.  This lane closure should not adversely affect intersection travel. Work is planned to begin on Monday, September […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct a parkway storm sewer repair, Duce Construction will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Mendota Drive and Harrington Drive.  Traffic will be merged into a single southbound lane thru a short construction work zone.  This lane closure will be located midblock and will not affect intersection travel. Work is planned to […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (at Neil Street)

University Avenue Lane Closure (at Neil Street) In order to complete masonry repair and façade work at 102 S Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street. The closure will begin on Saturday, September 15, and will reopen on Friday, October 12. During […]


Building Permits Issued

Building Permits Issued Champaign Fire Department, Building Safety Division issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 1604 Congressional $340,000 09/12 New Single Family 3616 Freedom $330,000 09/11 New Single Family 2018 Overall Construction Value to Date:  $169,015,887


John Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a building demolition at 611 South State Street, Franzen Construction will close the westbound lane of John Street between State Street and Prairie Street.  The closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14 through Friday, September 21.  During these hours, the westbound lane of traffic […]


Draper Avenue Street Closure (Phase 2 West Washington Drainage Improvements)

A street closure is planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  North Draper Avenue between Washington Street and Columbia Avenue will be closed in order to complete work on the project. The street closure listed above is scheduled to begin on Friday, September 14 and is planned for completion […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closures

In order to perform asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will close one lane of traffic in each direction on Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street.  The work will begin on Tuesday, September 11 at 9 a.m. and is planned to be completed by 4 p.m. Please pay close attention to construction signs […]