Category: Public Works Department News

John Street Road Closure

John Street Road Closure In order to perform an emergency water main repair, Illinois American Water will temporarily close John Street between Fifth and Sixth Streets beginning Sunday, July 22. The closure is expected to last until Friday, July 27. No through traffic will be allowed, but access to businesses and buildings in this block […]


Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between Van Doren Street and Wheaton Avenue.  Westbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane. This work is planned to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 20 and is planned to be completed and […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to complete asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will intermittently close lanes of Mattis Avenue between Springfield Avenue and Kirby Avenue.  This work will take place Monday through Friday and at least one lane of northbound and southbound traffic will be maintained at all times. The work will begin at 7:00 a.m. […]


2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project (Green Street)

As part of the City’s 2018 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Green Street from Prospect Avenue to New Street is being reconstructed.  The City’s contractor for the project, Kinney Contractors, will continue working to complete the project in a timely manner. Beginning at approximately noon on Friday, July 20 the westbound lane of […]


Randolph Street and Church Street Lane Closures

In order to complete a water main repair at the intersection of Randolph Street and Church Street, Illinois American Water Company will be closing the following lanes in downtown Champaign: • The eastbound lane of Church Street will be closed between State Street and Randolph Street.  Southbound State Street traffic will not be allowed to […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete fiber optic installation, Metro Communications will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Ventura Road and Kirby Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, July 17 and will reopen on Friday, July 20.  During the closure, northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.


IDOT I-74 Nighttime Ramp Closures Set July 12

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that nighttime closures of the Neil Street and Cunningham Avenue offramps from Interstate 74 will begin July 12. The closures are necessary for crews to perform skid-proofing operations. Work on I-74 will begin at 9 p.m. July 12 on the westbound offramp at Neil Street and the eastbound offramp […]


Clark Street Road Closure

In order to construct storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close Clark Street between New Street and Lynn Street.   This closure will be located midblock.  Local residents with driveways west of 613 W Clark Street should access their driveways from New Street. Residents with driveways east of 613 W Clark should access their driveways from […]


Annual Paving Project – Prospect Avenue

Starting Monday, July 9, 2018, Cross Construction Company will begin work on Prospect Avenue from Marketview Drive to just north of Meijer Drive, and on Marketview Drive from just west of Anthony Drive to just east of Anthony Drive.  Work will consist of milling off the existing surface, paving a new asphalt surface, and applying […]


Clark Street Road Closure

Clark Street Road Closure In order to safely perform crane operations to erect steel beams, framing, and facade for the new building at 202 S. Fourth Street, Broeren Russo Builders, Inc. will close Clark Street between Fourth Street and Fifth Street.  The street closure will begin on Sunday, July 1, 2018 and will end on Friday, […]