Items tagged: boneyard creek

Litter Cleanup a Success!

The City’s America Recycles Day @ Boneyard Creek cleanup event was held for the third time the morning of October 29.  There were 34 volunteers, including groups from Uni High TREE Club and West Haven Neighborhood Watch, who helped make this event a huge success.  With the help of our volunteers, we were able to […]


America Recycles Day at Boneyard Creek – October 29, 2022

Please join in on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10 a.m. to Noon to pick up litter for America Recycles Day @ Boneyard Creek. This event will be hosted by City staff and members of Keep Champaign Beautiful. A free pizza lunch will be provided immediately following the clean-up. For planning purposes, it is requested […]


Market Street Lane Closures (between Garwood Street and Lemon Tree Drive)

As part of the Boneyard Creek North Branch Improvements – Phase D, Market Street from Garwood Street to Lemon Tree Drive will experience daytime single-lane closures for hot-mix asphalt mill and overlay work. Work begins Tuesday, May 12, and is expected to be completed by the end of Thursday, May 14, 2020. However, the work […]


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 […]