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

Join us to protect our local creeks and lakes to ensure a healthier community. Volunteers pick-up litter, remove non-native plants and install stormdrain medallions. For more information and online registation visit
Post date: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 10:59
Recycle electronic items for FREE at the upcoming countywide electronics recycling event on May 5 from 8 AM - 12 noon.  Event held rain or shine.
Post date: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 14:16
Sealed BIDS will be received until 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on APRIL 19, 2012 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:05 P.M.prevailing time on APRIL 19, 2012 at the office of the City ENGINEER, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary for the 2012 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Project (City Section 12-00514-00-SR) including rehabilitation of storm and sanitary sewers (point repairs) anticipated to occur in 2012-2014.
Post date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 11:30
Sealed bids will be received for the construction of Willow Road Street Improvements (City Section 11-00502-00-PV) to construct a new Concrete street on Willow Road, north of Anthony Drive.  Bids will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, March 29, 2012 and then at said office will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. on said date.
Post date: Monday, March 12, 2012 - 14:46
Bids will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Works for One (1) Four-Wheel-Drive-Articulated Loader. Bids will be received through 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 28, 2012, and at said time the bids shall be opened and read publicly. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities or technicalities.
Post date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 08:28