Items tagged: University Avenue

2022 Annual Paving Project

Cross Construction Inc. will begin rehabilitation work on a portion of the City’s annual paving project.  Work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 23, 2022, and be completed by July 15, 2022.  The following streets will be included: • Clark Street from Prospect Avenue to State Street • Columbia Avenue from State Street to Neil […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between Fair Street and Draper Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer lining, Hoerr Construction will be closing the right lane of eastbound University Avenue between Fair Street and Draper Avenue. Traffic will be merged into a single eastbound lane through the construction work zone. All travel at intersections will remain open and generally unaffected by this work. Work is scheduled […]


State Street Lane Closure (between Park Avenue and University Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer lining, a City contractor will be closing one southbound lane of State Street between Park Avenue and University Avenue. The lane closure will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022. Southbound traffic will be merged into a single lane through the construction zone. This […]


Walnut Street Lane Closure (between Logan Street and University Avenue)

In order to repair sanitary sewer service at 109 S. Walnut, A&R Services will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Logan Street and University Avenue. The closure will begin on Monday, December 6, and will reopen on Monday, December 13, 2021. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


Traffic Control Order at the Intersection of University Avenue and New Street

A new Traffic Control Order was recently approved by the City Manager for implementation at the intersection of University Avenue and New Street. This location has a high level of pedestrian traffic, mostly related to Central High School, located at the northeast corner of this intersection.  There is an eastbound MTD bus stop located along […]


2021 Sewer Lining Project

Hoerr Construction, Inc. has begun work on the 2021 Sewer Lining Project.  Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition.  This work will require temporary, one lane closures. Traffic in the affected areas will be merged into single lanes through short work zones.  Minor traffic delays may occur.  This work is weather dependent and […]


State Street Lane Closure (between Park Avenue and University Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, SNC Construction will be closing one southbound lane of State Street between Park Avenue and University Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, September 27, 2021, and is scheduled to be reopened by Friday, October 1, 2021.  Southbound traffic will be merged into a single lane through […]


2021 Sewer Lining Project

Hoerr Construction, Inc. will begin work on the 2021 Sewer Lining Project starting Wednesday, September 15, 2021.  Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition.  This work will require temporary, one lane closures.  Traffic in the affected areas will be merged into single lanes through short work zones.  Minor traffic delays may occur.  This […]


Shooting Investigation – 600 Block of East University Avenue

On August 21, 2021, at approximately 2:42 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 600 block of East University Avenue for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old male suffering from two non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital and taken into surgery. The preliminary investigation indicates the […]


University Avenue Lane Closure (between First Street and Chestnut Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Visu-Sewer of Missouri, LLC, will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between First Street and Chestnut Street. This single-lane closure will be in affect from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 23, 2021. The work is weather dependent […]