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

Address: 
706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
Hours: 
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 
(217) 384-2342
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Department Posts

Weather permitting; as part of the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be cleaning and televising sewers and will close the outside WESTBOUND lane on University Avenue between Coler Street and Broadway Avenue on Monday, August 21st at 7:00 a.m. University Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times and access will be maintained to all properties on University Avenue during the cleaning and televising process. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to three lanes.
Post date: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 13:04
Weather permitting; as part of the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be cleaning and televising sewers and will close the outside EASTBOUND lane on University Avenue between Coler Street and Broadway Avenue on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7:00 a.m. University Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times and access will be maintained to all properties on University Avenue during the cleaning and televising process. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to three lanes.
Post date: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 13:00
The City of Urbana has contracted with Corrective Asphalt Materials, LLC to place a surface seal on newly improved asphalt pavements that is intended to help the City extend the life of our pavements. Surface seal will be placed on the following streets throughout the City of Urbana
Post date: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 09:07
The next residential electronics recycling event for participating* communities will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Parkland College, Champaign.  All households MUST register online to attend the event. 
Post date: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 08:53
Starting in the spring of 2018, the City of Urbana Public Works will manage grass on the City Building’s south lawn free of environmental and health concerns for children, pets, and wildlife by not applying synthetic lawn pesticides and fertilizers.  “The City of Urbana strives to keep our community a healthy place for everyone to enjoy,” said Mayor Diane Marlin. “Helping residents reduce use of synthetic lawn pesticides and fertilizers provides a safer environment for people, pets, and our rivers and streams.”
Post date: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 08:10