Category: Public Works Department News

Holiday Tree Collection

The City of Champaign’s Holiday Tree Collection Program collection date has been set as Monday, January 7, 2019. This free collection program is available to all residential properties within the City’s corporate limits. City residents must place their tree within four feet of the curb by 6 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019, for collection. […]


Clark Street Road Closure (Between Victor Street and Fair Street)

In order to complete a sanitary sewer repair at 1611 W. Clark Street, a City contractor will close a section of Clark Street between Victor Street and Fair Street. The closure will begin on Wednesday, December 5, and will reopen on Monday, December 10. During the closure, the 1600 block of Clark Street will be […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (Between Sheridan Road and Henry Street)

In order to complete a water main valve repair, Cross Construction and Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Sheridan Road and Henry Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, December 4, and will reopen on Monday, December 10. During the closure, northbound traffic on Mattis Avenue will be reduced […]


Important Information About Yard Waste Collections

Important Information About Yard Waste Collections On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 City Council approved additional pickups for Orange and Blue Zones. All Orange Zone properties will have a final opportunity for pickup. All Orange Zone properties should have bagged material out on the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26. All Blue Zone properties […]


New Street Road Closure (Between University Avenue and Park Avenue)

In order to complete a water main replacement adjacent to Central High School at 610 W. University, Cross Construction and Illinois American Water will be closing the following: • New Street between University Avenue and Park Avenue • Intersection of New Street and Park Avenue (no through traffic) The closure will begin on Monday, November […]


Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance Activation

Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance Activation  As of 2:45 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2018, the Champaign Public Works Director has declared that the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in the Downtown and Campustown areas is in effect.   The Illinois State Water Survey indicates that our area received 2.6 inches of snow between Wednesday night and […]


Free Parking Available in Downtown Champaign this December

As a thank you for patronizing Downtown Champaign businesses and restaurants, the City of Champaign is offering free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck from December 1 through December 31. Visitors parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck will receive up to two (2) hours of free parking. Visitors parking longer than two hours […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (William Street to Stonegate Drive)

In order to perform tree work, a contractor for the City will close the westernmost southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between William Street and Stonegate Drive. The work is planned to begin on Wednesday, November 14, at 9:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed by 1:00 p.m. During the closure, southbound Mattis Avenue traffic […]


Woodridge Road Lane Closure (Between Worthington Drive and Woodridge Place)

Duce Construction will be constructing a storm sewer inlet and pavement repair on the southbound lane of Woodridge Road from Worthington Drive to Woodridge Place. Traffic will remain open in both directions but will be reduced to a single shared lane through a short work zone. Work is planned to begin on Thursday, November 15, […]