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

Weather permitting; the south leg of the Green Street and Mathews Avenue intersection will be closed to southbound traffic at Green Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 for the installation of a 12” water main. The south leg of the Green Street and Mathews Avenue intersection will re-open with one lane southbound at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017. The south leg of the intersection will remain one lane southbound until fully opened at 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 08:48
RAIN BARREL & COMPOST BIN SALE Take advantage of one-day only bulk pricing for rain barrels and compost bins.  Urbana and Champaign residents are eligible for a $25 rebate for rain barrels with proof of residency such as a utility bill.  Sale is open to all.  Pre-order now at: Each rain barrel includes a leaf and mosquito filter basket, an overflow adaptor, a spigot and an overflow hose.
Post date: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:40
The City of Urbana's Spring 2017 leaf collection will be held the following 2 weeks:  March 27 - 31 April 10 - 14  Please place paper lawn and garden bags curbside before 6:00 a.m. on your regular U-Cycle collection day. Residents must follow these requirements:
Post date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:12
On Friday, April 7, 2017, Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue will be closed from 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. for the Urbana First Fridays Festival. Parking on this section of Main Street will not be available during the event. We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.
Post date: Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:33
Weather permitting, Busey Avenue between Hill Street and Fairview Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on the following days for tree removal and pruning of another tree being done by the City of Urbana Arbor Division: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Friday, March 31, 2017 Residents will have be limited access after 8:00 a.m. for the three driveways within this block. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.
Post date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 09:56