City of Champaign News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to replace driveway approaches at 1702 and 1802 South Mattis Avenue, Petry Kuhne Construction will be closing one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Broadmoor Drive and Kirby Avenue on the following dates: Tuesday, May 23 through Friday, May 26, 2017 Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2, 2017 Northbound Mattis Avenue traffic […]


Champaign Police Encourage Seat Belt Safety, May 15 -May 30

As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Champaign Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The national seat-belt enforcement campaign will take place through May 30, concurrent with Memorial Day celebrations, one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year. Click […]


University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch, Metro Communications will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.



Winchester Drive Closures

As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Winchester Drive from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project is Otto Baum. Winchester Drive (1809 Winchester Drive south to the north-half of Brookhaven Drive) Due to weather-related delays Winchester Drive will remain closed from […]



MCORE Update – Work to close Green Street in front of Illini Union

*Road Closure – Green Street from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue *Reverse Traffic Direction – Mathews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street Green Street will be closed to through traffic from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, 2017 until further notice. The traffic direction on Mathews Avenue from Springfield […]


Police Employees and Citizens Recognized at Champaign Police Awards Ceremony

The Champaign Police Department hosted its annual Employee Awards Ceremony Tuesday night to acknowledge staff’s positive commitments to the community and to highlight the Department’s dedicated pledge of “service through trust, integrity and respect.” Nominated by their peers for their standout acts of service over the previous calendar year, police officers and civilian staff were […]


Staley Road Closure

In order to complete repairs to the railroad crossing across Staley Road, Norfolk Southern Railroad will be closing Staley Road about halfway between Cardinal Road and U.S. 150 (Bloomington Road). The closure will begin on Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Friday, May 26, 2017. Through traffic is advised to follow the marked detour […]


University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic utility, Metro Communications will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, May 18 and will reopen on Friday, May 19, 2017. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.