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

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
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
Weather permitting, South Poplar Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic between East Illinois Street and East Green Street starting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. for a sanitary sewer repair done by D & S Sewer Service. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the construction zone so delays are anticipated and motorist should use an alternative route if possible. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.
Post date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:51
Periodic lane closures can be expected along Green Street from Wright Street to Lincoln Avenue, starting at 7:00 am Monday, March 13, 2017 for installation of a water main. Duce Construction Company of Champaign will be performing the water main installation. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Green Street at all times. Pedestrian access for the CUMTD bus stop system will be maintained at all times throughout the construction of the water main.
Post date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 16:26