CHAMPAIGN — Both lanes of Neil Street will be closed in downtown Champaign for about a week while fire and water services are being connected to the new Hyatt Place development at 217 N. Neil St.
Neil Street will be closed between Church Street and Park Avenue beginning Tuesday. Southbound traffic on Neil Street will be directed both east and west at Church Street.
CHAMPAIGN — A portion of Winchester Drive in south Champaign will be closed this week while a portion of pavement is repaired.
In order to complete a large pavement repair at 1802 Winchester Drive, Feutz Contractors will close Winchester between Broadmoor and Brookhaven drives at 7 a.m. Monday. Weather permitting, it will reopen at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Fred Strater of Rantoul talks about his 1967 GMC shortbed pickup truck.
BLOOMINGTON — The air traffic control tower at Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington will remain open longer than previously thought.
Officials at the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority received word Friday afternoon that the Federal Aviation Administration will delay the closure of the air traffic control tower in Bloomington until June 15.
CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Thursday that work on the bridge carrying Windsor Road over Interstate 57 will require closures on I-57 three nights next week for the partial removal of the old bridge.
The closures on I-57 will begin at 10 p.m. on April 9, 10 and 11, and the interstate will be reopened the following mornings by 6 a.m.
CHAMPAIGN — Crisp and clear, the past is here.
On the walls of the Illinois Terminal are displayed a downtown Champaign not seen for decades.
Looking west on Main Street, there's Vriner's confectionary, the old Champaign Daily News and, looming over the background, the only recently lost Metropolitan Building.
Images of people and events as seen through the eyes of News-Gazette photographers.
URBANA — It's quite an accomplishment to build a vehicle that can achieve 2,000 miles per gallon, but would your average driver want to drive that futuristic car down Green Street?
Robert Swider of Danville talks about his 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu.
CHAMPAIGN — With uncertainty over state funding, health care costs and proposed service changes, members of the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District board face their toughest budget decisions in many years.