Items tagged: Public Works

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:   […]

Fourth Street Road Closure

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close Fourth Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street on Saturday, March 10.  This work is planned to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to traffic by 9:00 a.m. No through traffic will be allowed; however, access to […]

Now on CGTV: Improved Pedestrian Safety at Downtown Crosswalks

Recently, staff from CGTV and Public Works teamed up to produce the first in a series of short videos about the improved pedestrian crosswalks throughout the City of Champaign. The first video in the series takes us downtown to the intersections of S. Walnut St. and Logan St. where the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon traffic […]