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

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706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2342

Department Posts

Weather permitting, Coler Avenue will be closed between Clark Street and Main Street on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for preventive tree maintenance and trimming by Wright Tree Service for Ameren Illinois. No through traffic will be permitted during the closure. We appreciate your patience and cooperation while this work is underway.
Post date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 15:38
Join Urbana’s Market at the Square for a special Halloween-themed MARKET AT THE SCARE from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 29, 2016! There will be a variety of fun and family-friendly activities throughout the morning:
Post date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:34
Weather permitting, the north travel lanes of traffic on Florida Avenue between Busey Avenue and Orchard Street will be shifted to the south from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday October 19, 2016. Florida Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the lane shift. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation.
Post date: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 15:37
Weather permitting, East Oregon Street will be closed at its intersection with South Lynn Street from 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 18, 2016 to 3:00 p.m. on Friday October 21, 2016 for replacement of a water main. Access will be maintained to properties on East Oregon and South Lynn Street but no through traffic permitted on East Oregon Street at its intersection with Lynn Street. There will be no detour route for this closure.
Post date: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 15:33
Main Street from Scottswood Drive to University Avenue will be closed to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 and ending at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, weather permitting, for paving of the pavement. Further information about the 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project can be found at We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 15:29