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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

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

Department Posts

U-Cycle collections starting on Thursday, July 4, 2019 will be delayed one day due to the Independence Day holiday.  U-Cycle collections on Thursday will be collected on Friday, July 5, 2019 U-Cycle collections on Friday will be collected on Saturday, July 6, 2019.   Questions may be directed to U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302.
Post date: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:46
Closed The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802. All bidders are required to provide current financial and experience statements or other prequalification documents to show satisfactory evidence of the bidder’s competency to perform the proposed work at the time the Contract Documents and Specifications are requested or picked up. The bidder must submit evidence of current prequalification with the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Post date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:58
Closed The City of Urbana is accepting sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering & installing materials required in the construction/maintenance for the 2019 Pavement Marking Project (Solicitation 1819-25). Bids will be received and at that time publicly opened and read at the office of City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 10:00 AM on June 27, 2019.
Post date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 09:45
Closed The City of Urbana is accepting sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering & installing materials required in the construction/maintenance for the 2019 Bituminous Surface Treatment Project (Solicitation 1819-23). Bids will be received and at that time publicly opened and read at the office of City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 9:00 AM on June 20, 2019.
Post date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 13:17
Weather permitting, the northbound lanes of South Race Street between West Green Street and West Elm Street will be closed from Monday, June 3 at 7:00am until Friday, June 14 at 5:00pm. Cross Construction will repair a storm sewer structure as part of the 2018-2020 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Contract. A marked detour route will be in place, using Illinois Street, Vine Street, and Elm Street. Elm Street will be open at the intersection with Race Street. The street closure and detour map is attached to this release.
Post date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 14:51