Items tagged: Public Works

Longest Table Moved Indoors & Main Street Road Closure Update

The City of Champaign’s 2019 STAR Longest Table event is being moved indoors due to forecasted weather this afternoon and evening. Main Street between Neil Street and Walnut Street will remain open to all traffic and Fremont Street will not be blocked Registered participants for 2019 STAR Longest Table should go to Cityview Banquet Center […]


City’s Response for Storm Damage – Trees and Brush Collection Announced

The City of Champaign Public Works Department would like to update its residents on the storm cleanup activities taking place in south-central Champaign and other areas of the City. Storms on Sunday, May 26, 2019, left behind many damaged trees, bushes, and other natural debris. Much of this damage was in the area bounded by […]


Staff & Consultants Present “The MCORE Story” at APWA Conference

Assistant City Engineer Chris Sokolowski joined Jay Rank, Planner with the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, and consultants Clark Dietz and Hanson Professional Services to present “The MCORE Story” at the 2019 American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter Conference in Peoria on Thursday, May 2. The presentation included an overview of the MCORE projects as well […]


City Receives Two Project of the Year Awards

The City of Champaign was recognized by the American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter with two Awards for 2019 Project of the Year. The first was awarded for the Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements Project, which won in the environmental category for projects with a budget of $5M to $25M. The second project […]


City of Champaign Named a Tree City USA for 34th Consecutive Year

City of Champaign Named a Tree City USA for 34th Consecutive Year The City of Champaign is proud to announce it has been named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of our commitment to effective management of our urban forest. The City received Tree City USA recognition by meeting […]


City of Champaign Facilities Closed January 30 Due to Weather

City Building, Champaign Public Library, Public Works Closed to Public In order to maintain employee safety and to focus on emergency services during the forecasted extreme temperatures, City of Champaign facilities will be closed to the public for routine operations on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. This includes the City Building, the Champaign Public Library and […]


City of Champaign Response for Storm Damage Tree/Natural Debris

The City of Champaign Public Works Department has mobilized resources to respond to Sunday’s storm, that left behind damaged trees, bushes, and other natural debris. Much of this damage was in the area bordered by Windsor Rd., Rising Rd., Kirby Ave., Staley Rd. City-owned and private tree debris is being picked up and will continue […]


Watch Champaign Connection Episode #62 on CGTV and Social Media

There is a new episode of Champaign Connection now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 Broadband channel 5, and AT&T U-verse channel 99). This episode will air on CGTV from April 1, through May 31. It is also available on the City’s website and YouTube channel. On episode 62:   […]