City of Champaign News


Construction Begins on Two I-74 Bridges over Market Street in Champaign

The City of Champaign is sharing this press release on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation Work begins on two I-74 bridges in Champaign over Market Street Project part of Gov. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois program set to begin Aug. 3  The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today a $32.6 million project to replace the […]


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

CHAMPAIGN – In order to complete a sanitary sewer service connection for Edison Middle School at 306 W. Green Street, Stark Excavating will close Healey Street between State Street and Prairie Street. The closure will begin on Monday, August 3, and will reopen on Friday, August 7, 2020. Through traffic will not be allowed in […]


MCORE Project 4 – Springfield Avenue at Wright Street Detours

On Monday, August 3, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) will begin the installation of storm sewer across Springfield Avenue at Wright Street. Starting August 3, 2020, the west leg of the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Wright Street will be closed to allow for the storm sewer installation across Springfield Avenue. Westbound Springfield Avenue […]


Sixth Street and John Street Intersection Closure – Extended Until August 7

In order to complete a sanitary sewer main install, Duce Construction and JH Findorff have closed the intersection of Sixth Street and John Street. The closure began on July 6, and will reopen on Friday, August 7, 2020. The following closures and traffic adjustments will also occur in order to maintain local access: • John […]


Police Continuous Recruitment Testing Process – Oral Interviews

On July 30, 2020, the Champaign Police Department (CPD) partnered with the Human Resources Department (HR) to conduct the second recruitment cycle of the Police Continuous Recruitment process.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of staff and canidates is paramount during public safety recruitment testing.  Working together, HR and the National Testing Network/Ergometics […]


August 4, 2020 Regular Council Meeting

The City Council agenda for the August 4, 2020 Regular Council Meeting is now available through the link below. In accordance with Champaign’s Emergency Order 20-10 and Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order suspending certain requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, the City Council will conduct their meeting through an electronic platform.  This meeting will be […]


City of Champaign Provides Guidance for Peaceful Gatherings, Graffiti Use

City of Champaign Provides Guidance for Peaceful Gatherings, Graffiti Use The City of Champaign is reminding the community to proceed safely and respectfully while exercising your rights to peacefully assemble and protest. The City supports civic engagement, and as we continue to have more important and necessary discussions around social injustice, the City is providing […]


City of Champaign Provides Guidance for Peaceful Gatherings, Graffiti Use

The City of Champaign is reminding the community to proceed safely and respectfully while exercising your rights to peacefully assemble and protest. The City supports civic engagement, and as we continue to have more important and necessary discussions around social injustice, the City is providing the following guidance in response to citizen inquiries pertaining to […]


Request for Letters of Interest – Engineering Services Related to Bridge Inspections and Related Structural Engineering Services

The City of Champaign (City) invites your firm to submit a Letter of Interest to provide the City with professional engineering services related to bridge inspections and related structural engineering services.  The City intends to use a qualification-based selection process for the procurement of these services (City Administrative Policy 2.08).  This selection is for two […]