Public Works Posts

Sierra Club Honors Urbana For Greenhouse Gas Reductions

The Sierra Club of Illinois has awarded the city Cool Cities Awardof Urbana its Cool Cities Achievement Award in recognition of the city’s environmental efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

Urbana Recognized for Climate Action Plan

With the approval of the Urbana Climate Action Plan, the City of Urbana has been awarded a certificate for completing Milestones 1,2, and 3 of the ICLEI 5 Milestones of Sustainability.

Nevada Street Closure between Cedar Street and Race Street

December 17, 2012 - 7:00am - December 21, 2012 - 5:00pm

Starting Monday, December 17, 2012 at 7:00 AM weather permitting, Duce Construction will cause Nevada Street between Cedar Street and Race Street to be closed to through traffic for repair of a sanitary sewer service line.

The work should be completed by Friday, December 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM. Local traffic will be allowed. There will be no detour.

Washington Street Lane Closure

December 19, 2012 - 7:00am - December 24, 2012 - 8:00am

Starting Wednesday December 19th at 7:00 AM weather permitting, Washington Avenue between Walnut Street and Broadway Avenue will be reduced to one travel lane for the installation of a sanitary manhole.  The work should be completed by Monday December 24th at 8:00 AM.


We apologize for any inconvenience that it may cause.

Cunningham Avenue Lane Closure between Barr Avenue and Crystal Lake Drive

December 19, 2012 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Beginning 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012 through 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012 weather permitting, Cunningham Avenue will have a lane closure in the outside southbound lane from Barr Avenue to Crystal Lake Drive to allow for the installation of fiber optic conduit. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Cunningham Avenue at all times while this work is performed.