Items tagged: Construction

$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 […]

Winchester Drive Closure

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project Winchester Drive As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Winchester Drive from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project is Otto Baum Company, Inc. Beginning Tuesday, May 30, weather permitting, Winchester Drive will be closed from the […]

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year The City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division experienced a busy 2016, with over $219 million dollars in construction valuation, the third highest in the City of Champaign’s history.  In 2016 Building Safety performed a total of 9,580 inspections and issued 2,945 permits, including 143 new one and two-family […]