City of Champaign News

Farber Drive Pavement Repair (Between Interstate Drive and Newton Drive)

In order to repair pavement failures, A&A Concrete will be closing Farber Drive between Interstate Drive and Newton Drive. Repair work will begin on Monday, March 25, 2019, and is expected to last three days, weather permitting. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times.


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 […]



Green Street Lane Closure (Victor to Fair)

Green Street Lane Closure (between Victor St. and Fair St.) In order to perform contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of traffic on W. Green Street, between S. Victor St. and S. Fair St. This closure will occur on Friday, March 22 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and […]


John Street Lane Closure (Russell to James)

John Street Lane Closure (between Russell St. and James St.) In order to perform contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of traffic on John Street between S. Russell St. and S. James St. This closure will occur on Friday, March 22 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Clark Street and White Street.  This closure will occur on Friday, March 22 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  During the closure, southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


South Prospect Ave. Reconstruction

South Prospect Avenue Reconstruction (Windsor Road to Curtis Road) On Monday, March 25, construction will begin on South Prospect Avenue from Windsor Road to Curtis Road. Planned improvements include upgrading the corridor to arterial street standards with three lanes of pavement, curb and gutter, storm sewers, street lighting, on-street bike lanes, and improvements to the adjacent sidewalk and […]


Small Business Incentive Program Nominated for Award

The City of Champaign’s Small Business Incentive Program was nominated for the Economic Development Impact Award as part of the 14th Annual Innovation Celebration Awards. The Innovation Celebration is organized by the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation and recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks and provided leadership to ensure the […]


IDOT Information Sharing – Bradley Avenue Bridge Project

Work on Bradley Avenue begins March 20 Bridge replacement, bike/ped accommodations on tap The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on Bradley Avenue over Interstate 57 will begin Wednesday, March 20. The work involves removal and replacement of the bridge that carries Bradley Avenue over I-57, addition of bike lanes and sidewalks to the […]


City Completes Demolition of 306 N Fourth Street

A property on North Fourth Street has been demolished following a lengthy inspection and abatement process. In August 2015, the property owner’s failure to correct outstanding code violations resulted in the requirement to register the structure as a vacant nuisance residential building. Unfortunately, the property owner did not register the property or complete any rehabilitation […]