Items tagged: Construction

Community Advisory – Significant Traffic Impacts

Community Advisory – Significant Traffic Impacts (Due to Campus Move-in and Ongoing Construction Activities) The City of Champaign would like to advise the community of additional traffic impacts over the next week and a half. A record number of public and private construction projects currently underway both on and off campus are affecting traffic. Travelers […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.   Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 3514 Fields South Drive $1,648,285 6/14/2019 New Retail shell building         2019 Overall Construction Value to Date: $85,803,154


$238.2 Million in Construction Permits Issued in 2018

Champaign continues to prove to be the perfect place to live, work, and play, as the Fire Department’s Building Safety Division reports they processed $238,246,913 in construction permits during 2018. This is the second-highest year since 2008, following only 2014 when approximately $243 million of construction permits were issued. Continued commercial and residential development in […]


With Financial Closing Complete, Bristol Place Construction Ramping Up. Announcing Contracting and Employment Opportunities

The City of Champaign is pleased to announce that the financial closing of the Bristol Place Residences finished on November 8, 2018.  With the time-consuming work related to the closing completed, construction is now on track for an early 2020 completion.  The City is now focused on the significant economic impact this project will provide […]


Bristol Place Residences Construction Underway

The rebuilding of the Bristol Place neighborhood is now underway as work has begun on the first of two phases of construction.  The first phase of Bristol Place Residences includes 90 new housing units consisting of 64 single-family homes and 26 townhome units.  Work on this first phase is expected to be complete by March […]


Lane Closure – North Mattis Avenue

LANE CLOSURE – NORTH MATTIS AVENUE (Between Glenn Park Drive and Springer Drive) To construct storm sewer and pavement repairs, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane and one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue, between Glenn Park Drive and Springer Drive. First, northbound Mattis Avenue traffic will be merged into a single lane through a […]


MCORE Project Construction Work to Restart on March 5

MCORE Project Construction Work to Restart on March 5 On Monday, March 5 work will begin on the 2018 phases of the MCORE Project including: Construction on Third St. – north and south of Green St. Green St. will remain open to vehicular traffic, however work will occur on the sidewalks on Green St. between […]


Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

PHASE 2 WEST WASHINGTON STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS (Lane Closures on Mattis Avenue) Several lane closures are planned next week as part of Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project. The lane closures include the following: The left southbound lane on Mattis Avenue will be closed between Springer Drive and Glenn Park Drive. Southbound traffic […]