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

Starting April 1, 2020, the intersection of Wright Street and Green Street will be closed to east-west through traffic to allow for the reconstruction of the pavement within the intersection.  The alternate route for Green Street traffic traveling across Wright Street is to use Goodwin Avenue in Urbana and Fourth Street in Champaign to access either Springfield Avenue or University Avenue. Some key pieces of information related to vehicle and pedestrian access at the intersection during this phase of the work are:
Post date: Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:47
Champaign - UrbanaSolid Waste Disposal SystemManagement GroupNOTICE OF MEETINGDATE: Monday March 23, 2020TIME: 4:30 P.M.PLACE: (312) 626-6799 Access Code 266 401 328 # or at Call to OrderII. Co-Directors’ Reporta. Solar Facility Ground LeaseIII. Resolution to authorize the Director to execute a lease agreementIV. Audience ParticipationV. Adjournment
Post date: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 15:53
CLOSED Requesting Department: Public Works DepartmentContact Person: Barb StiehlAddress: 706 South Glover AvenueTelephone No.: (217) 384-2342E-Mail Address:
Post date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:01
Church Street will be closed to thru traffic between North Orchard Street and North Coler Avenue starting Monday March 30, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 11, 2020 for work at Carle Hospital MRI done by A&R Services. No thru traffic will be permitted on Church Street between North Orchard Street and North Coler Avenue during the project. There will be a marked detour route to North Orchard Street to Fairview Avenue to North Coler Avenue.
Post date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 09:03
Weather permitting: North Maple Street will be closed to traffic between East University Avenue and East Park Street from 7:00 a.m. Monday, March 16 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 27. Shaw Brothers will be making a repair to the street due to an emergency water pipe repair. Access will be maintained to all properties along North Maple Street but no traffic will be permitted on North Maple Street between East University Avenue and East Park Street during this project.
Post date: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 15:32