Notices & Alerts

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Shift

Date: 
April 24, 2017 - 9:00am to April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside northbound laneson North Lincoln Avenue near West Wascher Drive will be closed starting Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, April 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. for a sewer lining project done by the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District.

North Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the closure. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress.

CLOSED: Request for Bids: Storm Sewer Cleaning & Televising Project

Date: 
April 25, 2017 - 1:55pm

Closed

Sealed Bids will be received until 1:55 P.M. prevailing time on APRIL 25, 2017 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on APRIL 25, 2017 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning & Televising Project (City Section 16-00569-00-SR), which includes furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary to clean and televise approximately 26,800 lineal feet of storm sewer ranging in size from 6-inch to 60-inch diameter and remove debris from two storm screens. Specific tasks include water jet cleaning and tree root sawing; debris removal and disposal from storm sewers, manholes, inlets, storm screens; and closed circuit televising and digital recording and internal inspection of sewer pipes.

All of the storm sewers under this project belong to the City of Urbana.

Illinois Marathon Street Closures

Date: 
April 22, 2017 -
6:00am to 11:00am

The City of Urbana will restrict parking and close several streets to thru traffic for the Illinois Marathon, which will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Urbana Street Closing Information:

All street closings will begin at 6:00 AM. The entire route will be closed by 6:30 AM. (Traffic will be pulsed across the route when possible). The following streets will re-open at these approximate times:

Green Street & Mathews Avenue Intersection & Lane Closure

Date: 
April 8, 2017 - 7:00am to April 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting; the south leg of the Green Street and Mathews Avenue intersection will be closed to southbound traffic at Green Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 for the installation of a 12” water main.

The south leg of the Green Street and Mathews Avenue intersection will re-open with one lane southbound at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017. The south leg of the intersection will remain one lane southbound until fully opened at 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Further information about this project can be found on the City website at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/MCOREProject1

Spring 2017 Leaf Collection

Date: 
April 10, 2017 - 6:00am to April 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana's Spring 2017 leaf collection will be held the following 2 weeks: 

  • March 27 - 31
  • April 10 - 14 

Please place paper lawn and garden bags curbside before 6:00 a.m. on your regular U-Cycle collection day.

Residents must follow these requirements:

  • Place leaves into 30 gallon paper lawn & garden bags
  • Bags must be placed at the curb or along the roadway edge
  • Only leaves and non-woody plant material will be collected
  • No plastic bags, brush, tree limbs or woody material accepted
  • If you have bags of leaves from last year please make sure that they can be handled without breaking.  Our contractor will not pick up leaves that fall out of broken bags.

Questions?  Call (217) 384-2416

Main Street Closure

Date: 
April 7, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

On Friday, April 7, 2017, Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue will be closed from 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. for the Urbana First Fridays Festival. Parking on this section of Main Street will not be available during the event.

We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.

Busey Avenue Road Closure

Date: 
March 30, 2017 - 8:00am to March 31, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Busey Avenue between Hill Street and Fairview Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on the following days for tree removal and pruning of another tree being done by the City of Urbana Arbor Division:

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
  • Friday, March 31, 2017

Residents will have be limited access after 8:00 a.m. for the three driveways within this block. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Vine Street Lane Closures

Date: 
April 3, 2017 - 7:00am to April 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, periodic lane closures for pavement coring can be expected along Vine Street from south of Main Street to south of University Avenue, starting at 7 am, Monday, April 3, 2017 and ending at 5 pm, Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Two-way traffic will be maintained on Vine Street at all times. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

CLOSED: Airport Road West Reconstruction Project Request for Bid

Date: 
April 11, 2017 - 1:55pm

CLOSED

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Airport Road West Reconstruction Project (Section 13-00532-00-PV) including: hot-mix asphalt pavement; PCC pavement; pavement removal; concrete curb and gutter; storm sewer and appurtenances; subbase granular material; aggregate base course; pavement markings; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55pm prevailing time on April 11, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00pm at said office.

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained in the office of Farnsworth Group, Inc., 2211 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821.

All bidders are required to provide current financial and experience statements or other prequalification documents to show satisfactory evidence of the bidder’s competency to perform the proposed work at the time the Contract Documents and Specifications are requested or picked up. The bidder must submit evidence of current prequalification with the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Lincoln Avenue Lane Shift

Date: 
March 23, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the northbound lane on Lincoln Avenue between Iowa Street and Ohio Street will be shifted to the turn lane starting at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 through 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 for tree trimming being done by the City of Urbana Arbor Division

Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the lane shift. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel lanes are shifted.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.