City of Champaign News

Sixth Street Closure (between Green Street and John Street)

In order to complete deck pours and deliver stone at 708 S Sixth Street, Core Spaces and J H Findorff will be closing Sixth Street between Green Street and John Street.  These closures will occur intermittently during the months of May and June as construction progresses.  The City will provide notification for each scheduled closure. […]


Neighborhood Services Department Hosts First of Two Planned Neighborhood Leaders Forums

The Neighborhood Services Department Coordination Division held the first biannual Neighborhood Leaders Forum on Saturday May 18, at Parkland College. The forum was attended by 13 group leaders and two members of the Neighborhood Services Advisory, who also represent both an active group and one that is working to organize. The Forum was designed to […]


City, Park District Host First Summer Block Party at Country Brook Apartments

On Thursday, May 23, the Neighborhood Services Department partnered with the Champaign Park District to host the first in a series of neighborhood-based block parties to be held this summer. The event was held at Country Brook Apartments. Attendees enjoyed face painting, bounce houses, pizza, dance contests and musical entertainment from DJ Fireproof. Champaign Police […]


Bradley Avenue Road Closure (REVISED DATE)

As part of the Boneyard Creek North Branch Improvements, Feutz Contractors will be replacing the Boneyard Creek culvert under Bradley Avenue east of Market Street. Bradley Avenue will be closed between Market Street and the Canadian National Railroad tracks for this work. Access will be maintained to the Family Dollar and JJ Fish and Chicken […]


Champaign City Council to Consider Funding Options to Address Priority Community Needs

On May 28, 2019, the Champaign City Council will consider options that could provide the financial resources necessary to address recurring City needs in the areas of public safety, community wellness, and capital improvements. At the May 7, 2019, Study Session, the City Council reviewed the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Proposed Budget, which is balanced, meets […]



Neil Street Lane Closures North of Springfield

Neil Street Lane Closures North of Springfield (Emergency Water Main Repair) In order to complete an emergency water main repair, Illinois American Water has closed two southbound lanes of Neil Street, just north of Springfield Avenue. The closure began on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 and will reopen on Friday, May 24, 2019. During the closure, […]