Living in Urbana Posts

East Main Street and North Vine Street Lane Closures

November 3, 2014 - 7:00am - November 6, 2014 - 5:00pm

Illinois American Water will be repairing a leaking water valve on the northwest corner of intersection of East Main and North Vine Street. There will be lane closures for south bound traffic on Vine Street and west bound traffic on Main Street starting Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. through Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.

West High Street Closure

November 3, 2014 - 7:00am - November 7, 2014 - 5:00pm

Duce Construction will be installing a sanitary manhole in the 600-block of West High Street. West High Street between Orchard Street and Coler Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. to Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Urbana Enterprise Zone Informational Open House and Public Hearing

November 6, 2014 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

Pursuant to the revised Illinois Enterprise Zone Act (20 ILCS 655/1 et seq.) the current Urbana Enterprise Zone will expire in 2016. The City of Urbana and Champaign County are currently preparing to apply for the creation of a new Enterprise Zone. The application is due at the end of 2014.

A presentation highlighting the purpose of the proposed new Enterprise Zone, the application process to apply for a new Zone, and proposed Zone boundaries will be given at 11:30 am. The Public Hearing and discussion on the Enterprise Zone will follow immediately at Noon (12:00 pm). The open house will continue after the conclusion of the Public Hearing through 2:00 pm. The Enterprise Zone presentation may be repeated upon request at 1:30 pm.

Own a Piece of Urbana’s Beloved Sim Hackberry

November 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Scovill Street Closure

October 29, 2014 - 7:00am - 5:00pm

Scovill Street from Anderson Street to Lynn Street will be intermittently closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.