Category: Public Works Department News

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (between Grandview Drive and State Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Visu-Sewer of Missouri, LLC, will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Grandview Drive and State Street. This single-lane closure will be in affect from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting Tuesday, August 3, through Thursday, August 5, 2021. The work is weather dependent […]


City of Champaign Seeks Community Input on Recruitment of New Chief of Police and Public Works Director

The City of Champaign welcomes public input regarding the development of the recruitment profiles for the City’s next Chief of Police and Public Works Director. Champaign seeks suggestions from community members regarding the important priorities, professional qualities, and leadership characteristics which the successful candidate for each position must have in order to best serve the […]


Downtown Temporary Road Closures for Tuesday 7/27/21

Downtown Temporary Road Closures (University Ave. between First and Walnut; Chestnut St. between Main and University) In order to prepare for the Honorary Christopher Oberheim street sign unveiling ceremony, road closures will occur in the Downtown Champaign area starting at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. • University Avenue will be closed First Street […]


Vine Street Road Closure (between Neil Street and Randolph Street)

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, SNC Construction will be closing Vine Street at the west side of Neil Street. All travel at intersections will remain unaffected by this work. Work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27, and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 4 […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (between Western Avenue and Waverly Drive)

In order to facilitate precast truck deliveries at International Prep Academy at 1605 W. Kirby Avenue, Broeren Russo and Midwest Asphalt will have temporary street closures on Kirby Avenue between Western Avenue and Waverly Drive. The closures will begin on Wednesday, July 28, and will end on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Flaggers will be present […]


City Manager Seeks Public Input in Search for Public Works Director, Chief of Police

City Manager Dorothy Ann David is announcing the launch of the recruitment processes for the City of Champaign’s next Public Works Director and Chief of Police. Each recruitment will be a national search for a highly qualified candidate. As part of this process, the City Manager is soliciting community input to assist in the development […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between First Street and Chestnut Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Visu-Sewer of Missouri, LLC, will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between First Street and Chestnut Street. This single-lane closure will be in affect from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 23, 2021. The work is weather dependent […]


First Street and Windsor Road Early Morning Road Work

First Street and Windsor Road Early Morning Road Work Duce Construction, the City of Champaign’s contractor for the 2021 Concrete Street Maintenance Project will begin maintenance activities on Windsor Road (between First Street and Neil Street) & First Street (between Windsor Road and St. Mary’s Road). This work will begin at 6:00 a.m. Friday, July […]