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

Department Posts

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
Weather permitting, the eastbound lane of Florida Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Race Street will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 or until the project is completed. During construction, eastbound traffic will be directed to travel south on Lincoln Avenue to Windsor Road, then Windsor Road to Race Street, and then Race Street to Florida Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress.
Post date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 14:43
On Friday, May 17, 2019, Main Street between Broadway Avenue and Vine Street will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office Police Memorial Commemoration, which will take place at the Champaign County Courthouse, located at 101 East Main Street, Urbana, Illinois. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 09:22
Weather permitting; West Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic between South Mathews Avenue and South Goodwin Avenue from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 through Friday May 17, 2019 for a project done by Duce Construction for the University of Illinois. No thru traffic will be permitted on West Oregon Street between South Mathews Avenue and South Goodwin Avenue during the project. Access will be maintained to all properties along West Oregon Street.
Post date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 09:08