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 Friday, October 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. through Saturday October 7, 2017 until 10:00 p.m., Water Street from Broadway Avenue to the West side of the Black Dog Smoke & Ale House building will be closed for the Black Dog October Festival. Access to City Parking Lots 1 and 2 as well as access to remaining businesses will be available on Water Street from Race Street. We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.
Post date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 09:29
On Friday, October 6, 2017, Urbana First Fridays Festival will be relocated to Lincoln Square Village. Main Street will not be closed for this event.
Post date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 09:25
Due to weather constraints, the closure of Green Street from Goodwin Avenue to Lincoln Avenue to through traffic has been extended to 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, to allow for the repair of a steam tunnel. Eastbound and westbound Green Street traffic will use a marked detour route via Springfield Avenue. Northbound and southbound traffic will be maintained at all times at the Mathews Avenue, Goodwin Avenue, and Lincoln Avenue intersections with Green Street.
Post date: Monday, October 2, 2017 - 16:50
The City of Urbana will hold a Public Open House on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Urbana Civic Center, located at 108 East Water Street, to provide information concerning the upcoming Vine Street Resurfacing Project. 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 for viewing during the entire time.
Post date: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 13:32
The Vine Street Resurfacing Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Cross Construction, Inc. from Urbana, Illinois. The project award amount is $350,396.95. This project is being funded by a combination of the City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds and Local Gas Tax Funds.
Post date: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 13:28