Notices & Alerts

University Avenue Westbound Lane Closure

Date: 
August 21, 2017 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

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.

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

University Avenue Eastbound Lane Closure

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

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 Tuesday, August 22nd 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.

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

University Avenue Lane Shift

Date: 
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am to August 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

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, August 19, 2017 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, August 20, 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.

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

Surface Seal Placement on Various Streets

Date: 
August 14, 2017 - 7:00am to August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

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

  • Green Street – Vine Street to Cottage Grove Avenue
  • Main Street - Dewey Street to University Avenue
  • Mumford Drive – Zuppke Drive to Anderson Street
  • Park Street - McCullough Street to Broadway Avenue
  • Philo Road - South City Limits to south of Windsor Road
  • Philo Road – Colorado Avenue to Florida Avenue
  • Vine Street - Colorado Avenue to Florida Avenue
  • Washington Street - Pfeffer Road to High Cross Road
  • Windsor Road – Boulder Drive to High Cross Road

This work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017. The entire project is anticipated to be complete by 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017.

Enjoy our Natural Lawn!

Date: 
September 16, 2017 - 10:00am

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.”

Goodwin Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
August 11, 2017 - 8:00am to August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

The 2017 Concrete Patching Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Otto Baum Company, Inc. The project award amount is $79,950.94. This project is being funded with City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds.

The project consists of pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement and other miscellaneous work on portions of Goodwin Avenue from Oregon Street to Clark Street. Periodic lane closures can be expected starting Friday, August 11, 2017 and ending Friday, August 18, 2017.

Further information about the 2017 Concrete Patching Project can be found at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/projects.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Lane Closure on Various Streets for Pavement Marking

Date: 
August 9, 2017 - 8:00am to August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Varsity Striping & Construction Company to perform the annual pavement marking project. The project consists of repainting the center line, edge line, bike lanes and no passing zones on various streets in the City of Urbana.

The striping equipment travels at very slow speeds when applying paint. Motorists should be patient and pass only when it is safe to do so.

Please see the attached map for the roads that will be impacted.

Periodic lane closures can be expected on the listed streets starting Wednesday, August 9, 2017 and ending Friday, August 18, 2017.

Further information about the 2017 Pavement Marking Project can be found here.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

West Main Street Closure

Date: 
August 8, 2017 -
7:00am to 4:00pm

Weather permitting; West Main Street will be closed to thru traffic between Springfield Avenue and Central Avenue starting at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday August 8, 2017 through 4:00 p.m. Tuesday August 8, 2017 for a water main connection done by Illinois American Water.

Access will be maintained to all properties on West Main Street. A detour route will be provided using Springfield Avenue to North McCullough Street.

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

South Lynn Street Closure

Date: 
August 7, 2017 - 7:00am to August 14, 2017 - 9:00am

Weather permitting; South Lynn Street will be closed to thru traffic between East Green Street and East Illinois Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Monday August 7, 2017 through 9:00 a.m. Monday August 14, 2017 for a sanitary sewer repair done by 217, Inc.

Access will be maintained to all properties on South Lynn Street.

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