Category: Public Works Department News

Illinois American Water Construction on Wright Street (between Washington Street and Hill Street)

In order to install new water main on Wright Street between Washington Street and Hill Street, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will be closing the following lanes: – The eastbound lane of Washington Street will be closed between Sixth Street and Wright Street.  Access to all properties will be maintained. – The southbound lane […]

Upcoming Downtown Road Closures for Parade of Lights

Upcoming Downtown Road Closures for Parade of Lights The Champaign Center Partnership will be hosting the 21st Annual Downtown Parade of Lights on Saturday, November 27, 2021. To accommodate the parade route the following streets will be closed to traffic beginning at 4:45 p.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m.: • Neil Street between University Avenue and […]

Gregory Drive Lane Closure (at the intersection of Third Street)

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, SNC Construction will be closing the south lane of eastbound Gregory Drive at the intersection of Third Street. Both eastbound and westbound thru traffic will follow a slight lane shift utilizing the north half of the intersection pavement. All travel at intersections will remain unaffected by this work. […]

Free Parking Offered in Downtown Champaign this December (Up to two hours in the Hill Street Parking Deck)

To encourage residents and visitors to frequent Downtown Champaign businesses this holiday season, the City of Champaign is offering up to two hours of free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck from December 1 through December 31, 2021. Hourly visitors parking longer than two hours will receive a 2-hour discount off their parking fee. […]

La Sell Drive Road Closure (between Prospect Avenue and Hamilton Drive)

In order to perform storm sewer work in front of 801 La Sell Drive, SNC Construction will be closing La Sell Drive between Prospect Avenue and Hamilton Drive. Work is scheduled to occur on Thursday, November 18, 2021, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Access to local properties will be maintained.  This […]

Duncan Road and Kirby Avenue Lane Reductions (SW Intersection of Duncan and Kirby; Kirby from Duncan to Carolyn)

In order to perform routine storm maintenance activities, National Power Rodding Corp. will be working at the southwest intersection of Duncan Road and Kirby Avenue, with work proceeding east on Kirby to Carolyn Drive. Traffic will be merged into single lanes at short construction zones. Work is planned daily from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure (between Fifth Street and Carver Drive)

In order to repair a leaking water valve, Illinois American Water will close one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Fifth Street and Carver Drive.  The closure will begin on Monday, November 15, 2021, and will reopen on Monday, November 22, 2021.  Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.