Items tagged: Main Street

2021 Annual Paving Project

Select Downtown streets have been chosen for paving and rehabilitation work this year for the 2021 Annual Paving Project. The construction will primarily consist of grinding off the old road surface and paving it with a layer of new asphalt. New ADA sidewalk ramps will be upgraded to meet disability requirements. New traffic signals, storm […]


Walnut Street Lane Closure

In order to retire gas service at 30 E. Main Street, Ameren Illinois will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Taylor Street and Main Street.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, June 25, 2021, weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]


Shooting Investigation – 30 block of East Main Street

On June 5, 2021, at approximately 2:28 a.m., Champaign Police were in the vicinity of the 30 block of East Main Street when officers heard a series of gun shots. Officers proceeded to the south alley of the 30 block of East Main Street and located a 20-year-old male suffering from three non-life-threatening gunshot wounds […]


Downtown Champaign Lane Closures (North Neil Street, North Walnut Street, and Main Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will have lane closures in Downtown Champaign along Main Street, Neil Street, and Walnut Street. The operations will take place during the daytime hours and no overnight closures are required. Details for the lane closures and dates are provided below. March 9, 2020: […]


Main Street Road Closure (Between Neil Street and Walnut Street)

In order to host the City of Champaign’s 2019 STAR Longest Table event, Main Street between Neil Street and Walnut Street will be closed to all traffic on Monday, August 12, from 12:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. Fremont Street will also be blocked where it intersects at Main Street. The road closure is weather dependent […]


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 […]


Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements

DOWNTOWN INTERSECTION AND RESURFACING IMPROVEMENTS As part of the Downtown Intersection and Resurfacing Improvements Project, milling and paving activities will begin on Friday, August 17 and continue for several days. As the project moves around the Downtown area, no parking signs will be posted at meters. Please proceed cautiously through construction zones and use alternate […]


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 […]


Main Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and remove printing equipment from 48 E Main Street, The News Gazette and Custom Service Crane will be closing Main Street between Market Street and Chestnut Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, October 23 and will end on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.  During the closure, this block of […]