Items tagged: washington street

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

In order to complete soil remediation, Ameren Illinois closed Fifth Street between Church Street and Washington Street. The closure began on Monday, December 6, 2021, and will reopen on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all local properties will be maintained. Drivers are encouraged to seek […]


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

In order to complete soil remediation, Ameren Illinois will close Fifth Street between Church Street and Washington Street. The closure will begin on Monday, December 6, 2021, and will reopen on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The street will be closed to through traffic, but access to all local properties will be maintained. Drivers are encouraged […]


Illinois American Water Construction on Wright Street (between Washington Street and Hill Street)

In order to install new water main on Wright Street between Washington Street and Hill Street, Illinois American Water and Cross Construction will be closing the following lanes: – The eastbound lane of Washington Street will be closed between Sixth Street and Wright Street.  Access to all properties will be maintained. – The southbound lane […]


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 […]