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; traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on University Avenue between Orchard Street and Coler Avenue from 6:00 a.m. Saturday September 16, 2017 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday September 17, 2017 for maintenance to the overhead walkway structure being done by Oosterbaan & Sons Construction. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the lane reduction. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to one lane.
Post date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 14:14
The south half of Green Street from Goodwin Avenue to Lincoln Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic starting 7:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017, until further notice. Eastbound Green Street traffic will use a marked detour route via Springfield Avenue. Westbound Green Street traffic will use the north half of the street. 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: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 08:57
Weather permitting, from 7:00 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 a sewer lining project will be performed by Insituform for the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District. The following streets will be impacted:
Post date: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 17:00
The North Lincoln Avenue Resurfacing Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Open Road Paving Company from Urbana, Illinois. The project award amount is $1,031,669.41. This project is being funded by State Motor Fuel Tax Funds. The project consists of pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; sidewalk ramp removal and replacement; pavement resurfacing; pavement marking; and other miscellaneous work on Lincoln Avenue. Periodic lane closures can be expected starting Tuesday, September 12, 2017 and ending Friday, November 3, 2017.
Post date: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 11:07
Target in Champaign, along with TerraCycle, will be offering car seat recycling in store starting Sunday, September 10, 2017 - September 23, 2017.  If you have an old car seat to recycle this is the only opportunity locally.  More information can be found here:    
Post date: Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:30