Notices & Alerts

Central Avenue and Locust Street Closures

May 30, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On Saturday, May 30, 2015, the following streets will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the Canaan Academy Annual Spring Carnival:

  • Central Avenue between Main Street and Griggs Street
  • Locust Street between Woods Street and Central Avenue

Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.

Race Street Closure

May 31, 2015 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

On Sunday, May 31, 2015, Race Street between Main Street and Water Street will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the Community Center for the Arts Race Street Bash. Access to the Courier Café will be available during this event.

Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.

Pavement Testing on Various City Streets

May 21, 2015 - 7:00am - May 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

Johnson Avenue Closure

May 19, 2015 - 7:00am - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Johnson Avenue from California Avenue to Illinois Street will be closed to thru traffic on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a sanitary sewer repair.

There will be no detour route for this closure.

Main Street Closure

May 15, 2015 - 10:30am - 1:30pm

On Friday, May 15, 2015, Main Street between Broadway Avenue and Vine Street will be closed from 10:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. for the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office Police Memorial taking place at the Champaign County Courthouse.

We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.

Public Hearing Regarding Class G-2 Liquor Licenses for Lacey's Place

May 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City Council of the City of Urbana, Illinois will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2015, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the following Ordinance:

  1. Ordinance No.

McCullough Street Closure

May 4, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

McCullough Street from Oregon Street to California Avenue will be closed today, Monday May 4, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for a tree removal. No through traffic will be permitted, however residents will have access to their properties at all times.

Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

MCORE Open House

May 5, 2015 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

The partner agencies in the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project ( will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Illini Union Ballroom C (1401 W Green St., Urbana). The open house will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m.

Lane Closures on Illinois Route 130

August 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that, weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 4, 2015 to resurface Illinois Route 130 from Philo, Illinois to Washington Street in Urbana, Illinois. 

This project will include patching and resurfacing of Illinois Route 130.  During this project, traffic on Illinois Route 130 will be reduced to one lane.&

Notice of Availability for Transitional Housing

April 27, 2015 - 12:00am - May 11, 2015 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has one (1) opening in its Transitional Housing Program for Homeless Families with Children. Applicants must meet Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) guidelines for homelessness, have dependent child(ren) under the age of 18 years old, provide a documented source of income and be willing to follow program guidelines and requirements.