Items tagged: washington street

Columbia Avenue and Prairie Street Intersection Closure

In order to complete water main crossings, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will be closing the intersection of Columbia Avenue and Prairie Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, October 4, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, October 22, 2021.  Access to all properties will be maintained using the following alternate routes: – 400 […]


Temporary Parking Lot Closure

Parking Lot to be Temporarily Closed for Lovin’ U Block Party In order to host the City’s Downtown Lovin’ U Tour stop, parts of the parking lot at the intersection of Neil Street and Washington Street will be temporarily closed on Thursday, August 19, 2021, between 7:00 a.m. and midnight. The southern portion of the […]


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 […]


Fifth Street Road Closure (between Church Street and Washington Street)

In order to complete soil boring work, Ameren Illinois will close Fifth Street between Church Street and Washington Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 21, and will reopen on Friday, July 2, 2021. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all local properties will be maintained.


2021 Asphalt Overlay Project

2021 Asphalt Overlay Project Thursday, May 20, 2021, weather permitting, Open Road Paving LLC and A & A Concrete LLC will begin rehabilitation work in the Spalding Park neighborhood. The following streets will be included: • Maple Street from Prospect Avenue to Harris Avenue • Vine Street from Prospect Avenue to Lynn Street • New […]


Fifth Street Road Closure (between Church Street and Washington Street)

In order to complete soil boring work, Ameren Illinois will close Fifth Street between Church Street and Washington Street. The closure will begin on Monday, February 15, and will reopen on Friday, March 5, 2021. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all local properties will be maintained.


Shooting Investigations – 5th and Washington Street; 4th and Eureka Street

On July 15, 2020, at approximately 2:13 p.m., Champaign Police responded to 5th and Washington Streets after hearing gunfire while patrolling. Two individuals were observed running from the area, and two firearms were recovered in their flight path. Neither individual was apprehended. A shooting scene was located at 5th and Washington Streets and property damage […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (between Washington Street and Hill Street)

In order to assist in fiber optic installation, Direct Line and Stark Excavating will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Hill Street. The closure will begin on Monday, May 18, and will reopen on Friday, May 22, 2020. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


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 […]


Eastbound Washington Street Closure (between Market Street and First Street)

In order to perform routine storm sewer maintenance activities, Hoerr Construction Inc., will close the eastbound lane of Washington Street between Market Street and First Street. As a result of this closure, eastbound traffic on Washington Street will be detoured north onto Market Street. Southbound traffic on Market Street that plans to turn left onto […]