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

On Monday January 10, 2011, Coler Avenue between Park Street and Church Street will close to begin the first phase of the new Carle Foundation Campus Modernization Project. The intersection of Park Street and Coler Avenue will be open to traffic along with access to the current emergency room parking lot located on the northwest corner of Park Street and Coler Avenue during this phase of the project. Updates will become available as this project progresses.
Post date: Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 14:34
Did your New Year's resolution involve exercising? Weight loss? Being more active? Families and community members who want to live active lifestyles may need help figuring out how to incorporate walking and bicyling into their everyday life.
Post date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 16:57
Urbana Public Works Engineering Conference RoomUC2B is an inter-governmental body. The University of Illinois serves as its administrative agent.More information is available at the website:
Post date: Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 09:55
Weather permitting Custom Service Crane will have Oregon Street closed between Mathews Street and Goodwin Avenue to traffic beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 through Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. for the setup and use of a crane. There will be no detour but local traffic will be allowed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 16:11
Join us to protect our local creeks and lakes to ensure a healthier community. Volunteers pick-up litter, remove non-native plants and install stormdrain medallions.Schedule:
Post date: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 10:48