Category: Public Works Department News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (Between Alton Drive and Sheridan Road)

In order to complete pavement patching for a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Alton Drive and Sheridan Road. The closure will begin on Wednesday, July 17, and reopen on Monday, July 22, 2019. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.


Third Avenue Road Closure (Between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street)

In order to place a crane and complete material delivery at 512 S. Third Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing Third Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street. The closure will occur on Friday, July 19, 2019, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. During the closure, through traffic will not be […]


2019 Sewer Lining Project

Hoerr Construction, Inc. has begun the 2019 Sewer Lining Project, which will occur at locations throughout the City of Champaign.  Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition.  Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be placing informational door hangers in areas that will be affected prior to lining; please take appropriate actions to minimize any potential […]


Hickory Street Road Closure (South of Howard Drive)

As part of the Boneyard Creek North Branch Improvements, Feutz Contractors will be replacing the Boneyard Creek culvert under Hickory Street south of Howard Drive. Hickory Street will be closed south of Howard Drive for this work. Access to residences on Leichner Drive and Howard Drive will be maintained via a temporary detour north of […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (Between Valley Road and State Street)

In order to complete pavement patching for a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Valley Road and State Street. The closure will begin on Monday, July 15, and reopen on Friday, July 19, 2019. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (Between John Street and Green Street)

In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 610 South Mattis Avenue, a contractor will be closing a northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Green Street. The closure will begin on Monday, July 15, and will reopen on Friday, July 19, 2019. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]


Public Works Shares June Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 461 total requests during June 2019.  This was a decrease from May’s 561 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 41 (9 percent) issues. The Forestry Section responded to 43 percent of service requests.  Second […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closures (Between Duncan Road and Mattis Avenue)

In order to complete pavement repairs, the City will be reducing traffic on Kirby Avenue between Duncan Road and Mattis Avenue to one lane in each direction in localized areas during repairs. The lane closures will occur from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. each weekday from Tuesday, July 16 to Tuesday, July 30, 2019.


Windsor Road and Prospect Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: One eastbound lane of Windsor Road will be closed between Galen Drive and Prospect Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. The closure will occur between the hours of 7 […]


Third Street Road Closure – Rescheduled (between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street)

In order to place a crane and complete material delivery at 512 S. Third Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing Third Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street. The closure will now occur on Monday, July 8, 2019, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. During the closure, through traffic will not […]