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Airport Road Pre-Construction Open House

May 3, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

A pre-construction open house for the Airport Road West Reconstruction Project will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801. The open house will be conducted on an informal basis; no formal presentation is planned. Exhibits, plans and aerial photography of the proposed improvements will be available during this time. Project representatives will be available to discuss the construction plans for the project and to answer any questions.

The project consists of the reconstruction of Airport Road from a narrow two-lane chip and seal road to a new three-lane concrete street. The improvements also consist of the installation of a new drainage system with curbs/gutters, storm sewers and drainage basins, as well as modifications to the traffic signals at the Airport Road and Cunningham Avenue intersection. Farnsworth Group, Inc. of Champaign, Illinois, is the engineering consultant for the project.

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Shift

April 24, 2017 - 9:00am to April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside northbound laneson North Lincoln Avenue near West Wascher Drive will be closed starting Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, April 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. for a sewer lining project done by the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District.

North Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the closure. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress.

CLOSED: Request for Bids: Storm Sewer Cleaning & Televising Project

April 25, 2017 - 1:55pm


Sealed Bids will be received until 1:55 P.M. prevailing time on APRIL 25, 2017 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on APRIL 25, 2017 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning & Televising Project (City Section 16-00569-00-SR), which includes furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary to clean and televise approximately 26,800 lineal feet of storm sewer ranging in size from 6-inch to 60-inch diameter and remove debris from two storm screens. Specific tasks include water jet cleaning and tree root sawing; debris removal and disposal from storm sewers, manholes, inlets, storm screens; and closed circuit televising and digital recording and internal inspection of sewer pipes.

All of the storm sewers under this project belong to the City of Urbana.

Illinois Marathon Street Closures

April 22, 2017 -
6:00am to 11:00am

The City of Urbana will restrict parking and close several streets to thru traffic for the Illinois Marathon, which will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Urbana Street Closing Information:

All street closings will begin at 6:00 AM. The entire route will be closed by 6:30 AM. (Traffic will be pulsed across the route when possible). The following streets will re-open at these approximate times: