Category: Public Works Department News

Springfield Avenue Lane Closure (between James Street and Edwin Street)

The Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of Springfield Avenue between James Street and Edwin Street in order to facilitate tree work.  The closure will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2021, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.  Flaggers will be onsite to facilitate two-way traffic.  


Duncan Road Lane Closure (between John Street and Daniel Street)

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close the southbound lane of Duncan Road between John Street and Daniel Street.  The closure will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2021, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Flaggers will be onsite to facilitate two-way traffic.


Changes to Improve Safety and Encourage Continued Support of Campustown Businesses

City of Champaign Announces Changes to Improve Pedestrian and Traffic Safety While Encouraging Continued Community Support of Campustown Businesses The City of Champaign encourages the community to continue supporting local businesses, including those in Campustown. With the increased traffic for deliveries and pickups along Green Street, the City seeks to promote public safety and better […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between Elm Street and Prairie Street)

In order to install utility connections at 403 W. University Avenue, DUCE Construction will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Elm Street and Prairie Street. The closure will begin on Monday, March 1, and will reopen on Friday, March 12, 2021. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Green Street Lane Closure (between Locust Street and First Street)

In order to facilitate window maintenance at 55 E. Green Street, Arrow Glass will close the eastbound lane of Green Street between Locust Street and First Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. An eastbound and a westbound lane of traffic will be […]


Walnut Street Road Closure (between Bradley Avenue and Garwood Street)

In order to install sanitary sewer connection at 1202 N. Walnut, D&S Sewer Service will close a portion of Walnut Street between Bradley Avenue and Garwood Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, February 23 and will reopen on Monday, March 1, 2021. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all […]


City of Champaign Crews Addressing Snowfall

The City of Champaign Public Works Department will continue addressing snowfall that began last night and is forecast to continue into Tuesday. Forecasts call for 4”- 6” of additional accumulation, with wind gusts causing visibility issues. Staff reported to work on Sunday evening and will continue around-the-clock operations until the process outlined in the Snow […]


Fifth Street Road Closure (between Church Street and Washington Street)

In order to complete soil boring work, Ameren Illinois will close Fifth Street between Church Street and Washington Street. The closure will begin on Monday, February 15, and will reopen on Friday, March 5, 2021. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all local properties will be maintained.


Adopt A Drain Friday

Each Friday, the City features drains available for adoption through our Adopt A Drain program.  Today’s drain, Winnie, is located in the Holiday Estates Subdivision at 2002 Ola Drive.  Winnie is a loyal friend and enjoys snacking on honey.  Winnie is looking for a volunteer to help clear the debris which accumulates near her drain […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (between Church Street and Park Street)

In order to perform sign maintenance at 217 N. Neil Street, American Dowell Signs will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, January 21, 2021, between the hours of 9 a.m. and Noon. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]