Category: Public Works Department News

First Street Lane Closure (between Daniel Street and Armory Avenue)

In order to replace a sanitary sewer casting, SNC Construction will close one lane of First Street between Daniel Street and Armory Avenue.  Flaggers will be on site to facilitate two-way traffic.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, July 7 at 7:00 a.m. and will reopen by 4:00 p.m., weather permitting


University Avenue Lane Closure (between New Street and Lynn Street)

In order to complete a sanitary sewer repair at Central High School, Mid Illinois Concrete will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between New Street and Lynn Street.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, July 9, 2021, weather permitting.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one […]


2021 Concrete Street Improvements Project (Windsor Road from Neil Street to First Street)

As part of the City’s 2021 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Windsor Road from Neil Street to First Street will be patched. The City’s contractor for the project, Duce Construction, will begin work on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. This project is expected to last eight weeks; however, the work is weather dependent and […]


Adopt A Drain Friday

The heavy rains over the last week have washed a lot of debris into our City’s storm drains, sometimes blocking water from draining.  Trace T. and his family helped solve this issue in their neighborhood by clearing their adopted drain TWICE!  You can adopt a drain or two in your Champaign neighborhood at champaignil.gov/adoptadrain.  Signing […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closures (between Rose Drive and Cambridge Drive)

In order to complete water main connection at International Prep Academy at 1605 W. Kirby, Broeren Russo Builders and A&R Services will be closing the following lanes of Kirby Avenue between Rose Drive and Cambridge Drive: • One eastbound lane of Kirby closed from Tuesday, July 6, to Wednesday, July 7, 2021. One eastbound lane […]


Kirby Avenue Early Morning Road Work

Kirby Avenue Early Morning Road Work (between Prospect Avenue and Mattis Avenue) The City of Champaign Public Works Department will be performing pavement grinding activities on Kirby Avenue between Prospect Avenue and Mattis Avenue. This work will occur between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Monday June 28, Tuesday June 29, and Wednesday June 30. […]


Campbell Drive Road Closure (between Anthony Drive and Roland Drive)

In order to complete a water main connection, Duce Construction and Illinois American Water will be closing Campbell Drive just north of Anthony Drive (between Anthony Drive and Roland Drive).  The closure will begin on Monday, June 28, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, July 2, 2021, weather permitting.  Through traffic will not be allowed […]


Maple Street Road Closure (between Prairie Street and State Street)

In order to repair sanitary sewer service at 314 W Maple Street, Roto Rooter has closed Maple Street between Prairie Street and State Street.  The closure began on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, July 2, 2021, weather permitting.  Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure.  Access to local properties […]


Francis Drive Road Closure

In order to install sanitary sewer service at 1413 N Prospect Avenue, Anderson Brothers 3 will close Francis Drive between Highland Avenue and Prospect Avenue.  The closure will begin on Monday, June 28, 2021, and will reopen on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, weather permitting.  Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure.  Access to […]