Category: Public Works Department News

Fields South Drive Lane Closure (between Windsor Road and Healthcare Drive)

In order to repair pavement failures, A&A Concrete will be closing the southbound lane of Fields Drive South between Windsor Road and Healthcare Drive. Repair work will begin on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The closure is expected to last one day, weather permitting. Please do not park on the street near the construction site or […]


Country Fair Drive Lane Narrowed (immediately north of Church Street)

In order to perform storm sewer and pavement repairs, SNC Construction will be narrowing the northbound lane of Country Fair Drive immediately north of Church Street. All travel at the intersection will remain open and unaffected by this work. Work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, and is planned to […]


ADOPT A DRAIN FRIDAY

A clean drain is a happy drain.  Did you know our community has volunteers all over the City who volunteer to adopt drains in their neighborhoods?  Clearing drains helps prevent debris from entering our waterways and can prevent flooding.  You can join these amazing volunteers by signing up to adopt your own drain.  Learn more […]


2022 Slurry Seal Project

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, weather permitting, MicroSurfacing Contractors LLC will begin sealing streets in the southeast one-third of Champaign (see the attached map). The residential streets will be closed for about four hours until cured. Heavily traveled streets and streets with businesses will have one lane open at all times. Residents will be notified […]


Windsor Road and Duncan Road Lane Closures

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, National Power Rodding Corp. will have single-lane closures affecting traffic in the intersection of Duncan Road and Windsor Road. Traffic will only be affected in one single area at a time with traffic control to reroute travelers. Work is planned during the hours of 7 a.m. […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closures (between Charles Street and Daniel Street)

CHAMPAIGN – In order to complete pavement repairs, Shaw Brothers and Illinois American Water will close the two northbound lanes of Prospect Avenue between Charles Street and Daniel Street. Traffic will be shifted in the area. One northbound lane and one southbound lane will be maintained at all times. The closure will begin on Monday, […]


New Mayor Feinen Podcast Discusses the Mayors’ Monarch Pledge

The Mayors’ Monarch Pledge is a commitment by cities across the country to create habitats for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. In this latest episode Public Works staff explain the City’s efforts to incorporate more pollinator-friendly plantings and habitats into City projects. They talk not only about why it is important to save the monarchs, […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between Fair Street and Draper Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer lining, Hoerr Construction will be closing the right lane of eastbound University Avenue between Fair Street and Draper Avenue. Traffic will be merged into a single eastbound lane through the construction work zone. All travel at intersections will remain open and generally unaffected by this work. Work is scheduled […]


White Street Lane Closure (between Prairie Street and Randolph Street)

In order to perform storm sewer lining, Hoerr Construction will have single-lane closures affecting traffic traveling on White Street, State Street, and Randolph Street. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 2, at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 5 p.m. on the same day. Work operations […]


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

In order to complete soil remediation, Ameren Illinois closed Fifth Street between Church Street and Washington Street. The closure began on Monday, December 6, 2021, and is now scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all local properties will be maintained. Drivers are […]