Category: Public Works Department News

Daniel Street Road Closure

In order to disassemble a tower crane, J.H. Findorff & Son will close Daniel Street between Sixth Street and Wright Street.  The closure will begin on Thursday, March 25, 2021, and will reopen on Saturday, March 27, 2021.  Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure.  Access to affected properties on Wright Street will […]


Staley Road Lane Closure (between Healthcare Drive and Curtis Road)

In order to construct a new sanitary sewer, Feutz Contractors, Inc. will close one lane of Staley Road between Healthcare Drive and Curtis Road.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. and will end on Friday, April 2, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.  Flaggers will be present to guide vehicles through […]


City Saves By Going Green with LED Project

The City’s Public Works Building Services team recently worked with OEO Energy Solutions (OEO) to take advantage of a grant program offered through Ameren. This grant allowed the City to obtain 6,900 new 4-ft LED lamps at no cost. This will allow the City to replace all existing 4-ft fluorescent lamps that currently light up […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between Elm Street and Prairie Street)

In order to repair water service at 403 W. University Avenue, DUCE Construction will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Elm Street and Prairie Street. The closure will begin on Thursday, March 18, and will reopen on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Fourth Street Lane Closure (between Green Street and John Street) – Revised Date

In order to install a hoist for roof repair at 707 S. Fourth Street, Advanced Commercial Roofing will close the southbound lane of Fourth Street between Green Street and John Street. The closure will occur on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., weather permitting.


2021 Spring Yard Waste Collection

The City of Champaign’s 2021 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled. The Orange Zone and Blue Zone will each have one collection in April and one collection in May. All residences in the Orange Zone should put materials out by 6 a.m. on Monday, April 12, and Monday, May 10, 2021. All residences in […]


Fourth Street Lane Closure (between Green Street and John Street)

In order to install a hoist for a roof repair at 707 S. Fourth Street, Advanced Commercial Roofing will close the southbound lane of Fourth Street between Green Street and John Street.  The closure will occur on Monday, March 15, 2021, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., weather permitting.


Curtis Road Lane Closure (east of Staley Road)

In order to repair a gas main, University of Illinois Facilities and Services will close one westbound lane of Curtis Road, just east of Staley Road. The closure will begin on Monday, March 15, and will reopen on Monday, March 22, 2021. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Saint Mary’s Road Closure between Neil Street and Oak Street

Saint Mary’s Road Closure between Neil Street and Oak Street On Monday, March 15, Stark Excavating, Inc. will close Saint Mary’s Road between Neil Street and Oak Street to facilitate the reconstruction of this entire section of Saint Mary’s Road. Oak Street will be one-way NB at its intersection with Saint Mary’s Road; construction delays […]