Notices & Alerts

U-Cycle Collection - Independence Day

July 4, 2014 - July 5, 2014

U-Cycle will not collect on Friday, July 4, due to the Independence Day holiday.  Residents on the Friday U-Cycle route will be collected on Saturday, July 5.  Please ensure recycling is set at the curb before 7 AM.

Mathews Avenue Closure

June 30, 2014 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

Weather permitting, Mathews Avenue from Green Street to Springfield Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014 to set up and operate a crane. There will be no detour route for this closure.

Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Update: Washington Street Closure

December 31, 2014 - 5:00pm

The east leg of Washington Street from High Cross Road to 500’ east of High Cross Road is closed. This phase 2 of construction is expected to be completed in December, 2014, weather permitting.

Your continued patience is appreciated.

Update Griggs Street Closure

June 4, 2014 - 7:00am - June 13, 2014 - 6:00pm

O’Neil Brothers will be doing channel work as a part of the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project.  In order to perform bypass pumping while the channel work is occurring, Griggs Street between Race Street and Central Avenue will be closed to through traffic.  The closure is scheduled to begin on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at 7 A.M.

Annual Budget Public Hearing

June 2, 2014 - 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., Monday, June 02, 2014, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding The Annual Budget.

Persons with disabilities needing special services or accommodations for this hearing shoul

IDOT Construction on US Route 150

November 28, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that work is scheduled to begin Monday, June 2, 2014 for the widening and resurfacing of US Route 150 from Illinois Route 130 (High Cross Road) in Urbana to St.

UC2B Press Conference

May 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Urbana City Council members are invited to an UC2B press conference to be held at Enterprise Works at Research Park, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign, IL.


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.

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

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.