Items tagged: Park Avenue

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 […]


West Washington Street Drainage Project (Various Lane Closures)

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, the following streets will experience intermittent daytime, single-lane closures for manhole lining: • University Avenue from Russell Street to McKinley Avenue • Park Avenue from Russell Street to James Street • Church Street from Russell Street to James Street • Russell Street from Church Street […]


West Washington Street Drainage Project (Various Lane Closures)

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, the following streets will experience intermittent daytime, single-lane closures for manhole lining: • University Avenue from Russell Street to McKinley Avenue • Park Avenue from Russell Street to James Street • Church Street from Russell Street to James Street • Russell Street from Church Street […]


West Washington Street Drainage Project (Various Lane Closures)

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, the following streets will experience intermittent daytime single-lane closures for rain garden work: • Northwest and Southwest quadrants of Park Avenue and James Street • Northwest, Northeast, and Southwest quadrants of James Street and University Avenue • Elmwood Drive from Flora Drive to University Avenue […]


Park Avenue Lane Closure (between Russell Street and James Street)

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, Park Avenue from Russell Street to James Street will experience daytime single-lane closures for roadway work. A minimum of one lane of thru traffic will be open at all times. Work begins on Friday, March 13, and will be completed on Friday, March 20, 2020.


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 […]


Various Lane Closures – West Washington Street Drainage Project

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, the following streets will experience intermittent daytime single-lane closures: • University Avenue from Russell Street to McKinley Avenue • Park Avenue from Russell Street to James Street • Church Street from Russell Street to James Street • Russell Street from Church Street to Hill Street […]


Park Avenue and James Street Intersection Closure

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, the intersection of Park Avenue and James Street will be closed to vehicular traffic.  Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of the intersection. The closure will begin on Monday, November 11, 2019, and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic […]


Park Avenue Road Closure (From James Street to 1216 Park Avenue)

As part of Phase III West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, Stark Excavating will close Park Avenue from James Street to 1216 Park Avenue to install underground utilities (storm sewer and water main). The road closure will begin on Friday, September 20, 2019, and continue through the end of November.


Randolph Street Lane Closure (Between University Avenue and Park Avenue)

In order to facilitate masonry and roofing work at the Virginia Theater, Henson Robinson will close one northbound lane of Randolph Street between University Avenue and Park Avenue. The closure will occur on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.