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

Spring Hours: Monday - Saturday 8:00am – 4:00pm Regular price $25/cubic yard; SALE $20/cubic yard
Post date: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 14:39
Closed Sealed BIDS will be received until 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on May 15, 2019 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:02 P.M. prevailing time on May 15, 2019 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the 2019 CONCRETE SIDEWALK REPAIR PROJECT (City Section 18-00617-00-SW) furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary complete the removal and replacement of existing concrete sidewalks with new portland cement concrete (P.C.C.) sidewalks.
Post date: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 14:51
The City of Urbana will restrict parking and close several streets to thru traffic for the Illinois Marathon, which will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Urbana Street Closing Information: All street closings will begin at 6:00 AM. The entire route will be closed by 6:30 AM. (Traffic will be pulsed across the route when possible). The following streets will re-open at these approximate times:
Post date: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 14:30
Join U-Cycle and the Urbana Park District for the 2nd annual backyard composting workshop!  The workshop will explore the benefits of food scrap and landscape composting at home!  Representatives from the City of Urbana and the Urbana Park District will discuss ways in which you can create your own backyard and vermi-compost bins, feed your garden's flowers and vegetables using compost, and highlight the types of compost available locally at the Landscape Recycling Center in Urbana.  Snacks and door prizes will be available!
Post date: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 11:22
Take advantage of one-day only bulk pricing for rain barrels and compost bins.  Urbana and Champaign Stormwater Utility Fee payers are eligible for a $25 rebate for rain barrels with proof of residency such as a utility bill.  Sale is open to all.  Pre-order:
Post date: Friday, April 5, 2019 - 09:30