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, Old North Lincoln Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Lincoln Avenue and Oaks Road starting on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. for installation of a water main done by Stark Excavating. Access will be maintained to all properties on North Lincoln Avenue but no thru traffic will be permitted on Old North Lincoln Avenue between North Lincoln Avenue and Oaks Road. Please use Cunningham Avenue or Market Street as alternative routes.
Post date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 16:01
As part of the 2016-2018 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Project, and weather permitting, Duce Construction will be doing a sanitary sewer repair that will shift the traffic lanes to the south resulting in the closure of the bike lanes on Main Street between Webber Street and Grove Street.
Post date: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:09
Sealed proposals for a Guaranteed Energy Savings Project will be received at the office of the City of Urbana Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:50p.m. on June 2, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.
Post date: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 09:48
Weather permitting, Wright Street will be closed to thru traffic between Eads Street and Beech Street from 7:00 a.m. Monday March 20, 2017 through 3:00 p.m. Friday March 24, 2017 for a sewer lining project being done by the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District. Access will be maintained to all properties on North Wright Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on North Wright Street between West Eads Street and West Beech Street.
Post date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 09:57
The City of Urbana will close the following streets for the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade to be held on Friday, March 17, 2017. Northbound Race Street between Elm Street and Main Street from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. On-street parking on Main Street will be restricted during the Main Street closure. No detour route will be established for this closure. The City of Urbana appreciates your patience and cooperation during this street closure.
Post date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 14:30