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

Urbana, IL - The City of Urbana’s Solar partnership with Sunpower Corporation to develop a commercial solar array on top of the City’s closed landfill has received a crucial financial incentive from the State of Illinois’ Solar For All program. The program provides financial incentives for developers to build new solar energy facilities that supply electricity to low income qualified households.
Post date: Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:26
The Urbana High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 11, 2019. Race Street from Michigan Avenue to Iowa Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at 1:00 p.m. through the start of the parade at 3:00 p.m. The parade will end at approximately 3:30 p.m. Traffic along the parade route will only be obstructed for the short time it takes for the parade to clear the area. The route for the parade is as follows:
Post date: Monday, October 7, 2019 - 08:18
CLOSED The following is sought: Facilities and Street Can Waste Collection Services
Post date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 08:04
Southbound traffic on South Lincoln Avenue will be reduced to one lane between Western Avenue and Green Street, starting on Wednesday October 2 at 7:00am until Friday October 11 at 5:00pm for a repair to a storm sewer manhole by Cross Construction, Inc. This work is part of the 2018-2020 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Contract. Access to all properties along South Lincoln Avenue will be maintained during the repair.
Post date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 10:46
STREET CLOSURE FOR BRUCE NESBITT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER DEDICATION South Mathews Avenue from Oregon Street to West Nevada Street, and West Nevada Street from Mathews Avenue to Goodwin Avenue will be closed to traffic from approximately 9:00 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019. Urbana Public Works will be installing temporary signage to accommodate a one-way reversal on Oregon Street that allows Southbound Mathews Avenue traffic to exit East onto Goodwin Avenue.
Post date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 07:51