Items tagged: boneyard creek

Market Street Road Closure (From south of Bellefontaine Street to north of Apricot Drive)

Feutz Contractors continues working on utility installations as part of the Boneyard Creek North Branch Improvements. Market Street will be closed from south of Bellefontaine Street to north of Apricot Drive for installation of a new culvert, sanitary sewer, and water main. Traffic will be detoured to Neil Street via Bradley Avenue and Kenyon Road. […]


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 between Bellefontaine Street and Howard Drive for this work. Access to residences on Leichner Drive and Howard Drive will be maintained via a temporary detour […]


Bradley Avenue Road Closure (Market Street to Canadian National Railroad Tracks)

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 […]


Hazardous Material Release – Sixth Street

The Urbana Fire Department responded to the 200 block of South Gregory St., Monday, April 15, 2019, at 2:43 p.m., to what appeared to be a petroleum base sheen in the Boneyard Creek. Fire crews deployed absorbent booms across the Boneyard Creek to contain the spill and notified the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). The […]


America Recycles Day @ Boneyard Creek

City of Champaign staff will coordinate and host America Recycles Day @ Boneyard Creek on Saturday, November 10, from 10 a.m. to Noon.  This year’s community event will be geared towards cleaning up debris from near the Boneyard Creek.  A free pizza lunch will be provided immediately following the litter cleanup event.  For planning purposes, […]


North First Street

North First Street NSD staff attended the North First Street meeting on April 18.  The North First Street group received an update from Public Works staff regarding the upcoming MCORE project and accompanying traffic detours that will result from the project. Additionally, Public Works staff presented information on the Boneyard Creek drainage improvements efforts.  Representatives […]


The big 5­-0! That’s right, Champaign Connection Celebrates a Special 50th Episode

On this special 50th episode of Champaign Connection, we broke out of the studio to visit the beautiful Boneyard Creek Second Street Reach where we learned about the City’s many successful stormwater management projects, and what new stormwater projects are on the horizon.  Then it was back to the studio where we learned about the many tools the […]


Champaign Connection – Episode #49

Catch another exciting episode of the multiple-award winning show Champaign Connection, running now through the end of March. On this episode: Winter is slowly coming to an end and soon spring will be here, now’s the time to start thinking about “Spring Cleaning”.  Yes, that’s right “Spring Cleaning,” but this is not your typical spring […]