Public Works

Our mission:  The Urbana Public Works Department promotes growth in the City of Urbana by maintaining, constructing and improving the City's infrastructure.  We preserve the quality of life for the citizens, visitors, businesses and government agencies (both within the City and in the surrounding areas).  Our department strives to provide prompt and courteous service in a professional, efficient and cost-effective manner to safeguard the safety, health and welfare of those we serve.

Our motto:  Urbana Public Works Department--Working for You

706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2342
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Department Posts

The City of Urbana is seeking proposals for automotive repair body shops to repair damages to the following vehicle or equipment: Year/Make/Model: 2009 Ford Escape Known/Observed Damages: Front end body repair and damaged radiator. Proposals will be accepted from repairers until August 12, at 10:00 a.m. CDT. Proposals must be submitted electronically (pdf format) to the Urbana Public Works Department, Fleet Supervisor via e-mail to with the following format:
Post date: Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:17
The CITY OF URBANA will receive electronic sealed bids for the “WASHINGTON STREET PRECAST CULVERT” contract for furnishing of a precast box culvert as specified in the contract documents.
Post date: Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 13:24
The City of Urbana will receive electronic sealed bids for the “Utility Locating Services” contract for furnishing of locating underground CITY utility infrastructure as specified in the contract documents for August 14, 2023 thru December 31,  2024.
Post date: Friday, May 5, 2023 - 11:59
The City of Urbana is seeking statements of qualifications from qualified firms to provide construction management (CM) services for the reconstruction of Urbana Fire Substations No. 2 and No.3. These services will include pre-construction, construction, and post-construction activities. The CM team will have the qualifications and staff resources necessary to work in tandem with the design team on cost estimating, constructability, material and systems selection, drawing review, and bidding. City staff will select a CM firm utilizing a Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) process.
Post date: Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 15:25
The City of Urbana is seeking assistance from a qualified company to perform data acquisition of critical information related to its sanitary sewer collection system and storm sewer conveyance system to enhance the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS).
Post date: Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 15:30