Category: Construction Press Releases

2022 Concrete Street Improvements Project (Western Avenue from Kirby Avenue to Chevy Chase Drive)

As part of the City’s 2022 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Western Avenue from Kirby Avenue to Chevy Chase Drive will be reconstructed.  In conjunction with the City’s work, Illinois American Water Company will be replacing water main along this portion of Western Avenue.  A and R Services will be the contractor for […]


Armory Avenue Lane Closure (between Fourth Street and Fifth Street)

As part of the City’s 2022 Concrete Street Improvement Project, the pavement on Fourth Street from Armory Avenue to Daniel Street is being reconstructed. A and R Services is the contractor for the City of Champaign. Beginning Monday, September 26, 2022, the eastbound lane of Armory Avenue will be closed between Fourth Street and Fifth […]


John Street and Third Street Road Closures – Phase 2

In order to install and utilize a crane for roofing operations at 302 E. John Street, Broeren Russo will conduct the following closures: Monday, September 26 and Thursday, October 6, 2022 The intersection of John Street and Third Street will be closed. John Street will be closed to through traffic between Second Street and Fourth […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (between University Avenue and Clark Street)

In order to retire a gas service, Ameren Illinois and Shaw Brothers will close a southbound lane of Neil Street between University Avenue and Clark Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, September 26, and will reopen on Friday, September 30, 2022. During the closure, southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


Clark Street Lane Closure (between Neil Street and Randolph Street)

In order to facilitate roofing operations at 101 W. University Avenue (Christie Clinic), Henson Robinson will close the westbound lane of Clark Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street.  The closure will occur on Friday, September 23, 2022, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. During the closure, eastbound traffic will remain open, […]


i3 Broadband Fiberoptic Construction Project

The City of Champaign is sharing this information on behalf of i3 Broadband. i3 Broadband will begin installation of fiberoptic utility (in an area bordered north/south by Devonshire Drive and Windsor Road and east/west by O’Donnell Drive and Prospect Avenue). The construction process will continue for 6-8 weeks from first seeing utility flags to completing […]


Anthony Drive Road Closure (between Dale Drive and Dobbins Drive)

In order to bore a new storm sewer for I-74, Stark Excavating and IDOT will close Anthony Drive between Dale Drive and Dobbins Drive. The closure will begin on Friday, September 23, and will reopen on Saturday, October 1, 2022, weather permitting. No through traffic will be allowed on Anthony Drive between Dale Drive and […]


Railroad Crossing Work and Bradley Avenue Road Closure – Revised Start Date

The City of Champaign is sharing this information on behalf of Norfolk Southern Railroad: The City of Champaign has been notified that in order to complete repairs to five railroad crossings generally located north of University Avenue between Fifth Street and McKinley Avenue, Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the following streets: • Fifth Street just […]


Armory Avenue Lane Closure (between Fourth Street and Fifth Street)

As part of the City’s 2022 Concrete Street Improvement Project, the pavement on Fourth Street from Armory Avenue to Daniel Street is being reconstructed. A and R Services is the contractor for the City of Champaign. Beginning Monday, September 19, the westbound lane of Armory Avenue will be closed between Fourth Street and Fifth Street. […]


Walnut Street Lane Closure (between Willow Street and Bailey Street)

In order to repair a sanitary manhole at the intersection of Walnut Street and Logan Street, SNC Construction will reduce traffic to one lane on South Walnut Street between Willow Street and Bailey Street. Westbound traffic on Logan Street will not be permitted to turn right onto South Walnut Street. Northbound traffic in the affected […]