City of Champaign News

Country Fair Drive Road Closure (between Church Street and Bradley Avenue)

Country Fair Drive Road Closure (between Church Street and Bradley Avenue) CHAMPAIGN – As part of the City’s Spring Pavement Patching Project, Feutz Contractors will be closing Country Fair Drive between Church Street and Bradley Avenue. The work will be done in five phases with each phase expected to last three-to-four days, weather permitting. Work […]

City of Champaign to Invest More than $7M in Street Maintenance This Season

During the 2023 construction season the City’s Public Works Department will manage more than $7 million of road construction work and rebuild or repair numerous streets across Champaign. This work includes concrete street patching, asphalt repaving, and complete concrete street reconstruction. Information about individual projects will be issued via press releases, the City’s website, and […]

Citizen Review Subcommittee Training

In February 2023, the City Council approved the appointment of two new members to the Citizen Review Subcommittee (CRS). On March 11, 2023, staff from the Equity and Engagement, Legal, and Police Departments held an all-day training session for new and existing members of the CRS. CRS members learned about limits of authority, use of […]

March 21, 2023 Regular Council Meeting

The City Council agenda for the March 21, 2023 Regular Council Meeting is now available through the link below. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. […]

Mental Health in the Black Community

On Thursday, March 17,  the Champaign County Community Coalition, in partnership with Parkland College, held its second of three panels discussing mental health in the Black community. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for black people ages 15-24 years old. Providing education and accessible resources to address the mental health needs of our […]

Building Permit Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permit for a project with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 28 E Green St $324,389 03/15/2023 Alteration Office       2023 Overall Construction Value: $17,807,334

Boneyard Creek Community Day on April 22, 2023!

Join in on making a difference at one of Champaign-Urbana’s natural treasures. Help restore the beauty of the Boneyard Creek in Champaign, Urbana, and Campustown by participating in this organized cleanup on Saturday, April 22 (EARTH DAY!) starting at 9 a.m. Volunteer registration is now open: The starting point for this event will be […]

Press Release: State Street Lane Closure (between Church Street and Park Street)

In order to complete window work at the Eden Supportive Living Center, Arrow Glass will close one southbound lane of State Street between Church Street and Park Street.  The closure will occur on Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23, 2023, between the hours of 7 a.m. and Noon. Southbound traffic will be reduced to […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (between Hessel Boulevard and Kirby Avenue)

In order to install its fiberoptic utility, i3 Broadband will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Hessel Boulevard and Kirby Avenue.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 21, and the lane will reopen on Friday, March 24, 2023, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Reduced Speed Limit on University Avenue (between First Street and Wright Street)

The Public Works Engineering Transportation Section will change the speed limit on University Avenue between First Street and Wright Street from 35 mph to 30 mph.  This adjustment aligns with the change made by the City of Urbana wherein the speed limit on University Avenue east of Wright Street was lowered to 30 mph.  University […]