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

This conference addresses maintenance for bioretention swales, native plantings, rain gardens, porous pavements, and green roofs. Sponsored by the University of Illinois Office of Public Engagement and the MS4 Stormwater Technical Committee.
Post date: Friday, January 14, 2011 - 15:09
Did your New Year's resolution involve exercising? Weight loss? Being more active? Families and community members who want to live active lifestyles may need help figuring out how to incorporate walking and bicyling into their everyday life.
Post date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 16:57
Urbana Public Works Engineering Conference Room UC2B is an inter-governmental body. The University of Illinois serves as its administrative agent. More information is available at the website:
Post date: Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 09:55
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. Schedule:
Post date: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 10:48
Notice of Request for Proposals Proposals will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Works, City of Urbana, Illinois, for: Traffic Sign Management System. The RFP specifications may be obtained from Urbana Public Works, 706 S. Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 or online at the City of Urbana website. Proposals will be received until 1:30 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, December 28, 2010. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities or technicalities.
Post date: Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 16:36