Notices & Alerts

Griggs Street Closure

October 9, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Griggs Street between Wood Street and Central Avenue will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 9, 2014 for an Urbana Legacy Tree Dedication. Residents will have access to their driveways during this road closure; no detour is planned.

Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.

2015 Surface Seal Street Maintenance Project

September 14, 2015 - 7:00am - September 18, 2015 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Corrective Asphalt Materials, LLC to place a surface seal on newly improved asphalt pavements that is intended to help the City extend the life of our pavements. Surface seal will be placed on the following streets throughout the City of Urbana:

Street Name

UHS Homecoming Parade Street Closures

October 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Urbana High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 3, 2014. Race Street from Michigan Avenue to Iowa Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at 1:00 p.m. through the start of the parade at 3:00 p.m.

Illinois Street Closure

October 2, 2014 - 5:00pm

Illinois Street from Goodwin Avenue to Gregory Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014 for Custom Service Crane, Inc. to set up and use a boom crane for work at Krannert Center, 500 South Goodwin Avenue. Portions of the adjacent sidewalk will also be closed to pedestrians.

Street Closings for Sundae 5K Run/Walk

October 5, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Urbana High School will be conducting a 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..

The run/walk portion of the event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Race Street Lane Closures

October 17, 2014 - 5:00pm

Periodic lane closures will be expected along Race Street from California Avenue to Elm Street starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Race Street at all times.

Race Street Closure

October 30, 2014 - 5:00pm

The north leg of Race Street between Windsor Road and south of Whitehall Court will be fully closed to through traffic beginning 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014 until further notice.

North Lincoln Avenue Closure

October 31, 2014 - 5:00pm

Due to the suspension of construction and earth-moving activities for winter, North Lincoln Avenue between Oaks Road and Ford Harris Road will reopen on Friday, October 31, 2014.

Construction and earth-moving activities are expected to resume in Spring 2015.

More information about Lincoln Avenue and the Olympian Drive project can be found at

2014 Sewer Lining Project

October 10, 2014 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana is upgrading 11,500 lineal feet of sewer pipe to maintain the integrity of the sanitary and storm sewer systems in the city. Beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, October 10, 2014, weather permitting, Hoerr Construction, Inc. from Peoria, Illinois will be performing sewer lining at various locations around Urbana.

Update: Coler Avenue and Illinois Street Closures

October 2, 2014 - 8:00am
  • Coler Avenue will be fully opened to traffic, from Washington Street to Green Street, at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, October 2, 2014.
  • Illinois Street will be fully opened to traffic, from Orchard Street to Race Street, at 8:00 a.m.