Category: Public Works Department News

PWD presents at the 2017 ILGISA Conference

PWD presents at the 2017 ILGISA Conference On October 4th, Public Works Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician Brandon Haist gave a presentation at the Illinois GIS Association’s 2017 Annual Conference in Normal, Illinois. The event brings together GIS professionals and industry representatives from across the region to discuss GIS technology. This year’s conference had a […]

Lane Restrictions on Prospect Ave., Bradley Ave., & Dennison Dr.

2017 SEWER LINING LANE RESTRICTIONS ON PROSPECT AVENUE, BRADLEY AVENUE, AND DENNISON DRIVE Insituform Technologies LLC, will be performing pipe lining a 21” diameter storm sewer for the 2017 Sewer Lining Contract on Prospect Avenue between Bradley Avenue and Dennison Drive. The work is scheduled for October 9 beginning at 7 p.m. Prospect Avenue, Bradley […]

Lane Closure on West Church Street

LANE CLOSURE ON WEST CHURCH STREET In order to construct storm sewer repairs and storm sewer lining work, Duce Construction and Insituform Technologies LLC will close one westbound lane of Church Street between Prospect Avenue and McKinley Avenue. Westbound Church Street traffic will be merged into a single lane through a short construction work zone. […]

Main Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and remove printing equipment from 48 East Main Street, The News Gazette and Custom Service Crane will be closing Main Street between Market Street and Chestnut Street. The closure will begin on Monday, October 9 and will end on Thursday, October 12, 2017. During the closure, this block of […]

Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November

Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November On this episode of Champaign Connection, it’s that time of year again! The fall yard waste collection season is upon us. Learn what to do with your fall yard waste and when Public Works will be in your neighborhood for pickup. Learn what to do with your […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to retire two gas services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes:             •     One eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Western Avenue and Cambridge Drive                                  […]

2017 Sewer Lining – Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

Insituform Technologies LLC, will be lining on a 10” diameter sanitary sewer for the 2017 Sewer Lining Contract on Mattis Avenue between Princeton Drive and Chevy Chase Drive. The work is scheduled for October 2, 2017. Mattis Avenue will have the eastern-most northbound driving lane closed for the day between Princeton Drive and Chevy Chase […]

2017 Sewer Lining – State Street Lane Closure

Insituform Technologies LLC, will be lining on a 24-inch diameter storm sewer for the 2017 Sewer Lining Contract on Clark Street between State Street and Randolph Street. The work is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, 2017. State Street will have the eastern-most southbound lane closed for the day between University Avenue and Clark Street. The […]

Redevelopment of Hill & Neil Parking Lot in Downtown

Redevelopment of Hill & Neil Parking Lot in Downtown To allow for construction of a new downtown development, the City parking lot located at 401 N. Neil St. (corner of Hill St. & Neil St.) will close to the public at 9:00 p.m. on October 26, 2017. Alternate public parking will remain available in the […]

Columbia Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, A&R Mechanical Services will be closing Columbia Street between Lynn Street and Harris Avenue. The work will begin on Thursday, September 28, 2017, and is expected to take three to four weeks.