The City and the West Washington Street Steering Committee hosted an Open House meeting on January 12 to present the proposed concept plans for Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements project. The project includes the construction of new stormwater detention basins along Glenn Park Drive between Mattis Avenue and Miller Avenue. Once […]
The City of Champaign would like to announce the opening of Market Street from Olympian Drive to Ford Harris Road at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014. The project is on within budget and the roadway is open within the project time frame. We would like to thank the public for their understanding, patience, […]
The City of Champaign would like to announce that on Monday, September 22, 2014, West Washington Street between Russell Street and Garfield Avenue and the intersection of Washington Street and Russell Street will be closed to traffic. This closure is necessary to reconstruct the City’s infrastructure and improve drainage at the intersection of Washington Street […]
Over the past several weeks, City staff has worked with Heartland Parking, the Hill Street Parking Deck’s management company to improve the appearance of the facility. The steel handrails in the stairwells were treated for rust spots and painted black by Cronkhite Painting. This paint has not only improved the look of the stairwells, but […]
Starting Thursday, July 31, 2014, weather permitting, Duce Construction is anticipating the start of construction activities related to new sidewalk and pedestrian crossing improvements as part of a Federally funded Safe Routes to School Project. The project includes improvements to the school crossing of Neil Street at Eureka, consisting of a new crossing sidewalk ramps on […]
The City of Champaign has received $23,289.50 in incentives from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) Public Sector Energy Efficiency Program. The City qualified for these incentives by installing energy efficient HVAC equipment in Fire Station 5 (1810 N. Mattis Avenue) and the Police Department. Each piece of equipment was required to […]
On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb & gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk, work at the intersection will be completed by Friday, July 11, 2014. The anticipated completion date for the entire Healey Street […]
On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, A&R Services will close the intersection of Healey Street and Fifth Street. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb and gutter, new pavement, and new sidewalk. Weather permitting, work will be completed by Friday, October 17, 2014. Please pay close attention to construction signs and traffic control […]
A&R has completed all patching, routing, and sealing in the Intermodal Parking Lot. The installation of new pavement markings is the only major work item yet to be completed. Weather permitting, new parking markings will be applied this week, and the lot will be fully accessible to customers by the end of this week.
Rain has slowed the earth excavation phase of the project. Stark Excavating has completed approximately 50% of the basin construction. With good weather, Stark will quickly get back to work and complete the project on time. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.