Category: Public Works Department News

Sixth Street Road Closures (Between Green and John) – REVISED Dates

In order to complete a series of foundation concrete pours and to erect a tower crane at 708 S. Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. These closures will occur intermittently during the months of March, April, and May as construction progresses. The […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street)

In order to complete soil borings adjacent to 901 W. Springfield, Bodine Environmental will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street. The closure will occur on Monday, March 18, 2019, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. During the closure, southbound Prospect Avenue traffic will be […]


White Street Road Closure (Between Elm Street and Lynn Street)

In order to construct a pavement patch for a sanitary sewer repair at 507 W. White, Trademark Construction will close a section of White Street between Elm Street and Lynn Street. The closure will begin on Thursday, March 14, 2019, and will reopen on Monday, March 18, 2019. During the closure, White Street will be […]


Sixth Street Road Closure (Between Green Street and John Street)

In order to complete a series of foundation concrete pours and to erect a tower crane at 708 S. Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. These closures will occur intermittently during the months of March, April, and May as construction progresses. The […]


Bradley Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Open House

Bradley Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Open House On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will host an Open House to discuss the reconstruction of the Bradley Avenue bridge (over I-57). IDOT staff will be present along with staff from the City of Champaign and Stark Construction (contractor). Staff will be available to answer […]


2019 Spring Yard Waste Collection

2019 Spring Yard Waste Collection (Schedule Changes and Program Details) The City of Champaign’s 2019 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled. All residences in the Orange Zone should put materials out by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, and Monday, May 13, 2019. All residences in the Blue Zone should put materials out by […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Street Closures and Lane Closures)

As part of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III Project, James Street between Church Street and University Avenue is closed; along with a portion of Washington Street (near Edwin Street); and a portion of Edwin Street (see map). These closures are expected to last until mid-May. Additionally, Stark Excavating will be performing […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Daily Lane Closures – University Avenue at James Street)

Stark Excavating will be performing daily lane closures as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project. Crews will be doing water main work on University Avenue at James Street. The daily lane closures are scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019, and are planned for completion […]


S. Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Open House

S. Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Open House On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 the City of Champaign will host an Open House to discuss the S. Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Project. City staff will be present along with staff from the Village of Savoy, Farnsworth Group (design engineer), and Feutz Construction (contractor). Staff will be available to answer questions […]


West Washington Street Drainage Improvements – Phase III (Single Lane Closures of Church Street at James Street)

Stark Excavating will be performing single lane closures of Church Street at the intersection with James Street as part of Phase III of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project. Crews will be saw cutting the roadway pavement at the intersection of Church Street and James Street. The single lane closures are planned to begin […]