Category: Public Works Department News

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Between Hessel Blvd. and Haines Blvd.)

In order to patch pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Hessel Boulevard and Haines Boulevard. The closure will begin on Tuesday, October 8, and will reopen on Friday, October 11, 2019. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closures – REVISED

In order to perform storm sewer repair activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing both westbound lanes of Bradley Avenue from 1600 W. Bradley Avenue to Garden Hills Drive. This double lane closure will be in affect from Tuesday, October 2, to Friday, October 4, 2019. Both eastbound and westbound traffic will be merged into […]


State Street Lane Closure (Between Charles Street and Stanage Avenue)

In order to install new water main, Illinois American Water and DUCE Construction will close one southbound lane of State Street between Charles Street and Stanage Avenue. The closure will begin on Thursday, October 3, and will reopen on Friday, October 11, 2019. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.  


Bradley Avenue Lane Closure (From 1600 W. Bradley Avenue to Garden Hills Drive)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing a single lane (the north lane) on westbound Bradley Avenue from 1600 W. Bradley to Garden Hills Drive. This single lane closure only affects the north side of the westbound traffic. Traffic in this area will be merged into a […]


Special Event Closure (City of Champaign Parking Lot at Neil and Washington)

The City of Champaign issued a permit for a special event to be held in the City Parking lot at Neil Street and Washington Street on Saturday, October 5, 2019. In order to set up for the event, the north half of the lot will be closed beginning Wednesday, October 2. The remainder of the […]


Union Street Road Closure (East of Mattis Avenue)

In order to reconstruct pavement and install storm sewer main, Wells and Wells Construction and Anderson Brothers will close Union Street just east of Mattis Avenue. The closure will begin on Wednesday, October 2, and will reopen on Friday, November 1, 2019. Through traffic will not be allowed in this area, but access to all […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (Between Bradley Avenue and Eureka Street)

In order to repair a water valve, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Bradley Avenue and Eureka Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, and will reopen on Friday, October 4, 2019. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.  


Residents Can Help Beautify Neighborhoods and Reduce Localized Flooding When They “Adopt A Drain”

Residents Can Help Beautify Neighborhoods and Reduce Localized Flooding When They “Adopt A Drain” The City of Champaign invites residents and property owners to help keep their neighborhoods beautiful and prevent potential localized street flooding by participating in the City’s new “Adopt A Drain” program.  This new program allows volunteers to sign up to “adopt” […]


City of Champaign Launches “Adopt A Drain” Program

The City of Champaign invites interested residents and property owners to assist in keeping neighborhoods beautiful and prevent potential street flooding, by participating in the “Adopt A Drain” program. Participation is voluntary. Anyone signing up will agree to clear the drain and 10 feet on each side free of debris approximately four times per year […]


Bradley Avenue Lane Closures (From Mattis Avenue to Garden Hills Drive)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be closing single lanes of Bradley Avenue between Mattis Avenue and Garden Hills Drive. 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 […]