Notices & Alerts

Green Street Lane Closure

Date: 
March 13, 2017 - 7:00am to June 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

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.

The water main work is the first phase of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) Project 1. The MCORE Project will improve access for all modes of transportation on the University of Illinois campus and provide direct connections to downtown Urbana and Champaign. The project is funded in part by a Federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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

East Main Street Lane Shift

Date: 
March 9, 2017 - 9:00am to March 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

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 East Main Street between Webber Street and Grove Street. This work will start on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. and extend through Friday, March 17 at 5:00 p.m.

Main Street will remain open to through traffic at all times during the project, as will all adjacent driveways. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel lanes are shifted.

Motorists and cyclists are encouraged to share the road and exercise caution through this construction area. Thank you for your cooperation while this repair is in progress.

Springfield Avenue and Matthews Avenue Closures

Date: 
March 10, 2017 - 6:00am to March 11, 2017 - 5:30pm

The following streets will be closed from 6:00 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 for the University of Illinois Engineering Council’s Engineering Open House: 

  • Springfield Avenue from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue
  • Matthews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street

A detour route will be established utilizing Wright Street to University Avenue to Goodwin Avenue to Springfield Avenue.

Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.

FY 2017-2018 City of Urbana & Cunningham Township Consolidated Social Service Funding Applications Available

Date: 
March 6, 2017 - 3:00pm to April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

Non-profit organizations seeking funds to operate social service programs benefiting Urbana residents are welcome to apply to the Consolidated Social Service Funding (CSSF) Pool.  Funds may be used for both services to clients and program operating costs. The application is posted below in both Microsoft Word and PDF versions. Completed applications will be due on April 7, 2017 at 4:00pm. Please note for the PDF version of the application that the text can become very small if the fillable boxes for the narrative questions are completely filled. If this occurs, please complete your response on a separate attached page to ensure that all parts of the response are legible.

Applications will also be available at the following locations:

  • City of Urbana, Community Development Services, 400 S. Vine St., Urbana;
  • Cunningham Township Supervisor’s Office, 205 W. Green St., Urbana.

All applicants are required to attend one of the Technical Assistance Training sessions at the Urbana City Council Chambers, 400 S. Vine St., on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 10:00am-11:00am or Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 10:00am-11:00am.

Division Avenue Road Closure

Date: 
March 3, 2017 - 7:00am to March 10, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Division Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Kerr Avenue and Stebbins Drive starting at 7:00 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2017 through 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 for a water main installation being completed by Duce Construction.

Access will be maintained to properties on Division Avenue but no thru traffic will be permitted on Division Avenue between Kerr Avenue and Stebbins Drive.

Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during the Division Avenue closure.

Johnson Avenue Closure

Date: 
February 28, 2017 -
8:30am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting, all traffic on Johnson Avenue will be closed between California Avenue to Oregon Street starting Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until completion for a tree removal. No through traffic will be permitted during the closure.

Thank you for your cooperation while this situation is resolved safely.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

North Lincoln Avenue Closure

Date: 
September 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

Beginning the week of March 6, 2017, Lincoln Avenue will be closed to traffic from Oaks Road to Olympian Drive.

During this construction phase, northbound traffic will be detoured from Oaks Road to Willow Road to Ford Harris Road; southbound traffic will be detoured in reverse order. Special accommodations are in place to allow access to residences in the closed area.

During the closure, earthwork, ditch work and the installation of culvert pipe will occur. The road closure is anticipated to remain in effect until Fall 2017.

Stark Construction is the contractor on this $2.59 million project, which is being constructed as a joint project with Champaign County. Eighty percent of this project is funded with Federal Surface Transportation Urban Program monies.

Olympian Drive will be opened between Lincoln Avenue and Apollo Drive once the North Lincoln Avenue improvements are completed.

Please drive safely in and around construction areas. The City of Urbana would like to thank the public for its patience and cooperation during this project.

Windsor Road Lane Closure at Boulder Drive

Date: 
February 20, 2017 - 9:00am to March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

As part of the 2016-2018 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Project, and weather permitting, Duce Construction will be doing a manhole adjustment and will close the westbound right turn lane on East Windsor Road at the intersection of Windsor and Boulder Drive starting on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, March 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Both Windsor Road and Boulder Drive will remain open to through traffic at all times during the project. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced. Right turning movements will be allowed from the outside westbound lane of Windsor Road.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress

Annexation Public Hearing - February 20, 7:00pm

Date: 
February 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City Council of the City of Urbana, Illinois will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00pm, on Monday, February 20, 2017, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding a proposed annexation agreement between the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District and the City of Urbana, for tracts of land totaling approximately 0.335 acres and generally located in Urbana Township at the northeast corner of East Main Street and Pfeffer Road and commonly referred to as 2912 East Main Street.

Persons with disabilities needing special services or hearing should contact the City of Urbana's Americans with Disabilities Coordinator at 384-2466 or TDY at 384-2447.

Coler Avenue Bridge Closure

Date: 
February 14, 2017 - 7:00am to February 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

As part of the 2016-2018 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Project, and weather permitting, Duce Construction will be doing sewer repairs and will close all lanes on South Coler Avenue between Elm Street and Springfield Avenue starting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Access to all driveways will be maintained throughout construction. A detour route will be used to guide traffic around the construction site and traffic control will be in place to guide motorists.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress