Items tagged: Chester Street

Downtown Picnic Parks

The City of Champaign and the Champaign Park District have partnered to provide three Picnic Parks in Downtown where anyone can grab carryout from local restaurants and have their own picnic.  The idea was to help Downtown restaurants who were allowed to have outdoor dining last month, but obviously aren’t able to take as many […]


University Avenue Lane Closure Extended (between Chestnut Street and First Street)

In order to facilitate masonry work at 66 Chester Street, Vision Contracting closed one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Chestnut Street and First Street.  The closure began on Thursday, January 23, 2020, and is expected to reopen on Monday, March 2, 2020. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Special Event Closures (Chester Street between Neil and Walnut | Park Avenue west of Randolph to Neil)

The City of Champaign issued a permit for a special event to be held in Champaign for the One Winter Night event from February 7 to February 8, 2020. Due to this special event, Park Avenue west of Randolph Street to Neil Street will be closed at Noon on Friday, February 7, and Chester Street […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between Chestnut Street and First Street)

In order to facilitate masonry work at 66 Chester Street, Vision Contracting will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Chestnut Street and First Street.  The closure will begin on Thursday, January 23, 2020, and will reopen on Friday, February 7, 2020. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.  


Walnut Street Lane Closure Due to Ameren Power Outage

WALNUT STREET LANE CLOSURE DUE TO AMEREN POWER OUTAGE NEAR 102 N. NEIL STREET In order to facilitate a planned power outage at 102 N. Neil Street, Ameren will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street, just north of University Avenue on Saturday, August 25, between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Northbound […]


Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements (UPDATED)

As part of the Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements Project, milling and paving activities began on Friday, August 17 and will continue for several days.  As the project moved around the Downtown area, no parking signs will be posted at meters.  Please proceed cautiously through construction zones and use alternative routes whenever possible.  The contractor […]


Neil Street Road Closure

Neil Street Road Closure (Main St. to Chester St.) As part of the City of Champaign’s 2018 Pavement Patching Project, construction will begin on Monday, May 7, requiring the closure of Neil Street between Main Street and Chester Street. Neil Street will be CLOSED to through traffic during construction. The purpose of this project is […]


Chester Street Construction Work to Affect Traffic

CHESTER STREET CONSTRUCTION WORK TO AFFECT TRAFFIC (BETWEEN WALNUT ST. AND NEIL ST.) On Thursday, November 2, 2017, beginning at 8:30a.m., PEMCO Service Company will be replacing the monitoring well lid for an underground storage tank in the 10-east block of Chester Street, near the City Building. To complete this work, PEMCO will saw cut […]


Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Water Street from Logan Street to Chester Street will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on this phase on Thursday, June 22, 2017, weather permitting. Beginning on Thursday, June 22, Water Street […]


Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Chester Street, from First Street to the railroad viaduct will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on Monday, May 8, weather permitting. Beginning on Monday, May 8, Chester Street will be reduced […]