Public Works Posts

Race Street Closure

June 1, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

On Sunday, June 1, 2014, Race Street from Main Street to Water Street will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the Community Center for the Arts Race Street Bash. Please note that the Courier Café and the alley to the south of that building will be accessible during this time.

Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.

Invitation to Bid: Custodial Contract Services - CLOSED

June 17, 2014 - 2:30pm


Specifications may be obtained in PDF format below, or from the Office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 for Custodial Contract Services for City of Urbana Facilities.

Bids will be received through 2:30 P.M., Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at th

Willowview Road Closure (300 feet east of Cunningham Avenue (US 45) to Clifford Drive)

June 19, 2014 - 8:00am

Willowview Road between Cunningham Avenue and Clifford Drive will be fully opened to the public at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Further information about this project can be found on the City website at

Ameren Illinois Electric Rates Lower Than City's Aggregation Program; Residents Can Switch Without Penalty

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Ameren Illinois electric rates released for the coming year are lower than the city’s Municipal Electric Aggregation rate.

Park Street Closure

June 9, 2014 - 8:00am

Park Street will be fully opened to the public at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014.

The project consists of the reconstruction of Park Street from Cunningham Avenue (US 45) to Maple Street.