Category: Public Works Department News

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures (between Kirby Avenue and Broadmoor Drive)

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will close one southbound lane and one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Kirby Avenue and Broadmoor Drive. The closures will begin on Monday, April 6, and will end on Friday, April 17, 2020. Both northbound and southbound traffic will be […]


City of Champaign Temporarily Suspends Spring Yard Waste Collection

On March 30, 2020, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-09 to postpone the start of the April and May spring yard waste collection until further notice. In response to the current public health emergency, the Public Works Department has reduced staff to responding to life safety emergencies only and thus cannot […]


2020 Spring Yard Waste Collection Postponed

The start of the April and May spring yard waste collection will be postponed until rescheduled by the Public Works Director.  Please do not place any yard waste materials by your curb for collection as crews will not be collecting materials as previously scheduled.  (Emergency Order 20-09 provides details on this postponement.) You are encouraged […]


Church Street Lane Closure Extended (between Prairie Street and Elm Street)

In order to connect water services at 402 and 408 W. Church Street, Mayfield Construction has closed one westbound lane of Church Street between Prairie Street and Elm Street. The closure began on Monday, March 23, and will reopen on Friday, April 3, 2020. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Pine Street Road Closure (between Arlington Court and Healey Street)

In order to complete an emergency sanitary sewer repair at 505 South Pine Street, Duce Construction will be closing Pine Street immediately north of Arlington Court. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 31, and will reopen on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.  Access to properties north of Arlington Court will be maintained via Healey Street.  […]


MCORE Project 4 – Temporary Closure of an Intersection (Wright Street and Green Street)

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will begin reconstructing the intersection of Wright Street and Green Street, weather permitting. Starting April 1, 2020, the intersection of Wright Street and Green Street will be closed to east – west through traffic to allow for the reconstruction of the pavement within the […]


Bradley Avenue Road Closure (From Market Street to Fourth Street)

In order to complete repairs to the railroad crossing across Bradley Avenue, Canadian National Railroad will close Bradley Avenue, about halfway between Market Street and Fourth Street. The closure will begin early morning Monday, March 30 and is anticipated to be reopened to traffic by Friday morning, April 3, 2020. Through traffic is advised to […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (between Buena Vista Drive and Birch Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing the single west lane of South Neil Street from Buena Vista Drive to Birch Street. This single-lane closure will be of short length and time duration and will affect only one travel lane at any given time. Traffic in these […]


Springfield Avenue Lane Closure (at the intersection of South Fifth Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing single lanes of East Springfield Avenue at South Fifth Street.  These single-lane closures will be of short length and time duration and will affect only one travel lane at any given time.  This work will impact both eastbound and westbound […]


Sixth Street Road Closure – Extended (between Green Street and John Street)

In order to facilitate crane removal at 708 S. Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff has closed Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street. Due to weather complications, the closure has been extended one additional week. The following closures have been scheduled: – Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27, 2020 – […]