City of Champaign News

Hickory Street Road Closure (South of Howard Drive)

As part of the Boneyard Creek North Branch Improvements, Feutz Contractors will be replacing the Boneyard Creek culvert under Hickory Street south of Howard Drive. Hickory Street will be closed south of Howard Drive for this work. Access to residences on Leichner Drive and Howard Drive will be maintained via a temporary detour north of […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (Between Valley Road and State Street)

In order to complete pavement patching for a water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Valley Road and State Street. The closure will begin on Monday, July 15, and reopen on Friday, July 19, 2019. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. […]



Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (Between John Street and Green Street)

In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 610 South Mattis Avenue, a contractor will be closing a northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Green Street. The closure will begin on Monday, July 15, and will reopen on Friday, July 19, 2019. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]


Citizen Review Subcommittee Update

Citizen Review Subcommittee Update The City of Champaign’s Citizen Review Subcommittee is now a proud new member of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE). NACOLE  is a non-profit organization that works to enhance accountability and transparency in policing and build community trust through civilian oversight. For more information on NACOLE please visit […]



Residents Encouraged to Sign up for City News, Newsletter, and Email Notifications

To keep community members better informed of City news, events, and services, the City of Champaign encourages residents to subscribe to the City’s free email notification service.  In addition to City news releases, residents can also receive information about specific City departments, the City Council, The Champaign Insider newsletter, yard waste collection, road construction and […]


Public Works Shares June Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 461 total requests during June 2019.  This was a decrease from May’s 561 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 41 (9 percent) issues. The Forestry Section responded to 43 percent of service requests.  Second […]


Kirby Avenue Lane Closures (Between Duncan Road and Mattis Avenue)

In order to complete pavement repairs, the City will be reducing traffic on Kirby Avenue between Duncan Road and Mattis Avenue to one lane in each direction in localized areas during repairs. The lane closures will occur from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. each weekday from Tuesday, July 16 to Tuesday, July 30, 2019.


Champaign Deputy Chief of Police Troy Daniels Retires

After an honorable 34-year-career in law enforcement, with the final 24 years of service to the City of Champaign, Deputy Chief of Police Troy Daniels is retiring from the Champaign Police Department. Daniels was sworn in on December 12, 1994, and his final day of service is today, July 10, 2019. “Serving Champaign as a […]