Category: Public Works Department News

Southwood Drive Lane Closures

In order to complete asphalt street repairs, the Public Works Department will close alternating lanes of Southwood Drive between Duncan Road and Stratford Court. The lane closures will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 23 and are planned to be completed by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 24. Please pay close attention to construction […]


Walnut Street Lane Closure Due to Ameren Power Outage

WALNUT STREET LANE CLOSURE DUE TO AMEREN POWER OUTAGE NEAR 102 N. NEIL STREET In order to facilitate a planned power outage at 102 N. Neil Street, Ameren will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street, just north of University Avenue on Saturday, August 25, between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Northbound […]


Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements (UPDATED)

As part of the Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements Project, milling and paving activities began on Friday, August 17 and will continue for several days.  As the project moved around the Downtown area, no parking signs will be posted at meters.  Please proceed cautiously through construction zones and use alternative routes whenever possible.  The contractor […]


Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements (Logan/Clark Closure Between Neil and Walnut)

As part of the Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements Project, Logan Street/Clark Street between Walnut Street and Neil Street will be closed between 7:00am and 5:00pm on Saturday, August 18. Please proceed cautiously through construction zones and use alternate routes whenever possible. The contractor will attempt to complete construction activities as quickly as possible to […]


Public Works’ July 2018 Service Requests

Residents and City staff submitted 298 total requests during July 2018. This was a decrease from June’s 473 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 21 (7%) issues.   The Forestry section responded to 33% of service requests. Second was […]


Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements

DOWNTOWN INTERSECTION AND RESURFACING IMPROVEMENTS As part of the Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements Project, milling and paving activities will begin on Friday, August 17 and continue for several days. As the project moves around the Downtown area, no parking signs will be posted at meters. Please proceed cautiously through construction zones and use alternate […]


MCORE Project Update – Project 2 (Green St. – Third St. to Fourth St.)

MCORE Project Update – Project 2 (Green St. – Third St. to Fourth St.) The City of Champaign and its contractor, Duce Construction, continue to make progress on Project 2 as previously stated in an August 13 press release, however there is one update: The reopening of Green Street between Third Street and Fourth Street […]


Relocation of Dr. Howard School to Impact Traffic Patterns Near 1103 N. Neil Street

RELOCATION OF DR. HOWARD SCHOOL TO IMPACT TRAFFIC PATTERNS NEAR 1103 N. NEIL STREET Champaign – Due to the relocation of Dr. Howard School to the former Columbia School building for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years, traffic to/from the school will follow a pre-planned pattern developed by City staff and Unit 4 personnel: Starting […]


White Street Road Closure

In order to construct sanitary sewer repairs, Duce Construction will be closing White Street between Randolph Street and Neil Street.  No through traffic will be allowed.  White Street residents will be able to access their properties from Randolph Street. Work is planned to begin at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 11 and be completed and […]