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North Maple Street Closure between East University Avenue and East Park Street

Date: 
March 16, 2020 - 7:00am to March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

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.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us

Market IN the Square to Remain Open

March 12, 2020 “MARKET IN THE SQUARE TO REMAIN OPEN, ADDRESSING COVID-19”

At this time The Urbana Business Association will host the indoor Market IN the Square, hosted at Lincoln Square Mall for the following dates:

  • Saturday, March 14
  • Saturday, March 21
  • Saturday, April 4
  • Saturday, April 11
  • Saturday, April 18
  • Saturday, April 25

The health and safety of our guests, the Urbana-Champaign business community, and our staff is of utmost importance and is our top priority. Currently we plan to assess each market individually and we will be complying with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District as the COVID-19 situation evolves.

Champaign, Urbana, and Champaign County Leaders Issue COVID-19 Statement

Champaign, Urbana, and Champaign County Leaders Issue COVID-19 Statement

As local government leaders, our top priorities are the health, safety, and welfare of our residents, visitors, and employees.  We know COVID-19 (coronavirus) will impact our community. While the full extent remains uncertain, we know that we must all take immediate steps to slow the spread of the virus today.  
 
Our government agencies are also working to ensure that the delivery of essential public services continues.  We are taking all necessary steps to make sure we continue to deliver critical police, fire, and emergency dispatch services and maintain public infrastructure.  Our agencies have taken measures to appropriately equip our first responders to protect themselves and those they serve. We continue to work closely with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to make sure the public has accurate and up-to-date information.
 

30 MPH Speed Limit - University Avenue

During the week of March 16, 2020, the speed limit on University Avenue from Wright Street to Maple Street will be reduced to 30 miles per hour. The reduction in the speed limit was requested by the City of Urbana and then approved by IDOT.

The speed will be lowered in conjunction with the construction that will be performed along the same length of University Avenue. This speed limit reduction will be a permanent change and remain so after construction is completed.

IDOT crews will be performing the speed limit sign changes along the corridor in the coming week as part of this reduction process. The speed limit reduction will be effective once the new signs are in place.

 

STREET CLOSURE: West Washington Street closed between Birch Stree and Carle Avenue

Date: 
March 16, 2020 - 7:00am to March 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting: West Washington Street will be closed to traffic between Birch Street and Carle Avenue from 7:00 a.m. Monday, March 16 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 20. Fred’s Plumbing will be making a repair to a private sanitary sewer pipe.

Access will be maintained to all properties along West Washington but no traffic will be permitted on West Washington Street between Birch Street and Carle Avenue during this project.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us

CANCELLED - St. Patrick's Day Event - West Main Street Closure

Date: 
March 17, 2020 - 4:30pm to 7:15pm

CANCELLED

ST. PATRICK’S DAY EVENT

WEST MAIN STREET CLOSURE BETWEEN WEST SPRINGFIELD AVENUE AND RACE STREET – SOUTH RACE STREET, WEST MAIN STREET AND SOUTH BROADWAY AVENUE CLOSURE AROUND THE DOWNTOWN AREA

West Main Street will be closed to thru traffic between West Springfield Avenue and Race Street from 4:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

South Race Street, West Main Street and South Broadway Avenue around the downtown area will be closed to thru traffic from 6:50 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. for the World's Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

No thru traffic will be permitted on Springfield Avenue or Main Street in the downtown area during the event.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this area. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this event. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Ben Holzhausen at (217) 384-2342 or beholzhausen@urbanaillinois.us.

Lane Closure - Race Street on Main

Date: 
March 16, 2020 - 7:00am to March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

The southbound left turn lane on Race Street will be closed to traffic at Main Street from 7:00 a.m. Monday, March 16 to 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 27. This lane closure is for gas line rehabilitation work by Ameren Illinois. There will be periodic sidewalk closures at both the SE corner and NE corner of Race Street and Main Street.

Motorists are encouraged to drive and walk carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us

 

Busey Avenue Closure Between University Avenue and Clark Street

Date: 
March 11, 2020 - 7:00am to March 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

Busey Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between University Avenue and Clark Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday March 11 to 5:00 p.m. Friday March 20. This closure is for a storm sewer connection as part of The Gather development project by Broeren Russo Builders, Inc.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us

For more information about the project please visit

The Gather Project

For more information about the City of Urbana, please visit www.urbanaillinois.us.

 

City Council Public Hearing Notice March 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

Date: 
March 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Urbana City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:00p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2020, in the Urbana City Council Chambers, 400 S. Vine St., Urbana, Illinois, to receive public input concercing a proposed annexation agreement between the City of Urbana and Olympian Properties Develpment, LLC.  The Proposed agrement is for a tract of land consisting of approximately 0.26 acres and generally located at 1909 Brownfield Road in unincorporated Champaign County.  The tract has a permanent index numbe of 30-21-03-302-006.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Dr. Ellis Resurfacing Project (1920-29)

CLOSED

Requesting Department: Public Works Department
Contact Person: Barb Stiehl
Address: 706 South Glover Avenue
Telephone No.: (217) 384-2342
E-Mail Address: blstiehl@urbanaillinois.us

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Dr. Ellis Resurfacing Project (City Section 19-00627-00-RS) including: removal and replacement of asphalt roadway surface, bituminous roadway surface treatment, reconstruction of sidewalk ramps and other incidental work 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 12:55 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, March 20, 2020 and publicly opened and read aloud at 1:00 p.m. at said office.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Kinch Street Intersection Lighting Project (1920-28)

CLOSED

Requesting Department: Public Works Department
Contact Person: Barb Stiehl
Address: 706 South Glover Avenue
Telephone No.: (217) 384-2342
E-Mail Address: blstiehl@urbanaillinois.us

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Kinch Street Intersection Lighting Project (City Section 19-00626-00-LT) including: installation of 15 new street lights and approximately 2,600 linear feet of underground electrical conduit and other incidental work and appurtenances 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 Friday, March 20, 2020 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.