Category: Public Works Department News

Locust Street Lane Closure

In order to replace a water main, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will close the southbound lane of Locust Street between Green Street and John Street.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 15 and will reopen on Friday, June 8.  The northbound lane of Locust Street will remain open during construction, but […]


Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements (Street Closures on Columbia Avenue and Miller Avenue)

Street closures are planned as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project.  Columbia Avenue and Miller Avenue will be closed in order to install storm sewers and other utilities, more specifically: • Columbia Avenue will be closed from Carson Avenue to Draper Avenue. • Miller Avenue will be closed from […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order patch pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between La Sell Drive and Fairway Drive.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 14 and will reopen on Friday, May 18.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.


Garden Lane Closure

In order to repair a sanitary sewer sink hole, Duce Construction will close one lane of Garden Lane between The Summit and Arcadia Drive.  Traffic on Garden Lane may experience minor delays.  No parking will be allowed on this block of Garden Lane while construction is in progress.  Work is planned to begin on Monday, […]


Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to repair a sanitary manhole, Duce Construction will close one lane of Randolph Street between White Street and Clark Street.  Minor traffic delays may occur.  No parking will be allowed in the bagged metered spaces while construction is in progress.  Work is planned to begin on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 a.m. and […]


Market Street Road Closure

In order to complete water service connections at 40 E. University, Dig It of Champaign will close Market Street between Taylor Street and University Avenue.  The road closure will begin on Monday, May 14, and will reopen on Friday, May 18.  During the closure, this block of Market Street will be closed to through traffic.


University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install a sign at 608 E. University Avenue, Ace Sign Company will close one westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street.  The lane closure will occur on Monday, May 7, 2018, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]


2018 Slurry Seal Project

Monday, May 7, 2018, weather permitting, Microsurfacing Contractors, LLC will begin slurry sealing the oil and chip type streets in the southwest one-third of Champaign.  The streets are located south of Church Street (see attached map).  The residential streets will be closed for about four hours until the slurry is cured.  Heavily traveled streets and […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to construct storm sewer and pavement repairs, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue just south of the intersection with Haines Boulevard.  Northbound Prospect Avenue traffic will be merged into a single lane through a short construction work zone.  Haines Boulevard and southbound Prospect Avenue will remain open and unaffected.  […]