Notices & Alerts

Green Street Road Closure & Mathews Avenue Direction Reversal

November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

Green Street will be closed to through traffic from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, 2017 until further notice. The traffic direction on Mathews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street will also be reversed to southbound one-way at 7:00 am Monday, May 22.

During the closure of Green Street eastbound/westbound traffic on Green Street will use a marked detour route via Wright Street-Springfield Avenue-Goodwin Avenue. Southbound traffic at the Mathews Avenue and Green Street intersection will be maintained at all times. Access to the Illini Union and Natural History Building on Green Street will be available at all times via Mathews Avenue. Pedestrian access for the CUMTD bus stop system will be available at bus stops provided on Springfield Avenue and Goodwin Avenue in the vicinity of the project.

Airport Road Closure

November 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

Airport Road will be closed to through traffic from Willow Road to Cunningham Avenue (US 45) at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, 2017 until further notice. Access to Frasca International, Inc., and the residences/businesses on Airport Road west of Willow Road will be via a detour route from Napleton Way-Anthony Drive-Willow Road. Access to Farm and Fleet will be via Napleton Way.

The project consists of the reconstruction of Airport Road from a narrow two-lane chip and seal road to a new three-lane concrete street. The improvements also consist of the installation of a new drainage system with curbs/gutters, storm sewers and drainage basins, as well as modifications to the traffic signals at the Airport Road and Cunningham Avenue intersection. Farnsworth Group, Inc. of Champaign, Illinois, is the engineering consultant for the project.

Construction will begin in May 2017 with the pavement work expected to wrap up in November 2017, weather permitting. Landscaping of the project corridor is expected to be complete by May 2018. Feutz Contractors, Inc. of Paris, Illinois, is the project contractor.

Annual Budget Public Hearing - June 05, 2017

June 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City Council of the City of Urbana, Illinois will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 5, 2017, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, for the purpose of receiving public input regarding The Annual Budget FY 2017-2018.

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

Annual Budget Press Conference

May 15, 2017 - 11:00am

Mayor Diane Marlin will hold a Press Conference on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:00 am. in the Urbana City Council Chambers, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, IL for the purpose of releasing the proposed 2017/2018 budget.

The proposed budget will be available at on the Annual Budget webpage beginning on Monday, May 15, 2017 and in the Finance Department by 9:00 a.m.

Broadway Avenue and Park Street Closures

May 13, 2017 -
8:00am to 2:00pm

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 the following streets will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the 2017 Urbana Grand Prix Bicycle Race:

  • Broadway Avenue from Park Street to Stebbins Drive
  • Park Street from Broadway Avenue to Central Avenue

Access to the Gateway Shoppes from Broadway Avenue will be available.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Pedestrain Master Plan Surveys and Comments Due May 15

May 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

Everybody is a pedestrian! Therefore, we want to hear your thoughts about walking in Urbana!

CCRPC and the City of Urbana hosted eight public input opportunities over four weeks this spring to get public input on walking in Urbana.

If you could not attend one of these public input opportunities, you are welcome to view the presentation, and provide input using any of these materials:

Kerr Avenue Closure

May 12, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Weather permitting, East Kerr Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between North Cunningham Avenue and North Broadway Avenue starting at 9:00 a.m. Friday May 12, 2017 through 3:00 p.m. Friday May 12, 2017 for a construction project being done by BCM General Contractors.

Access will be maintained to properties on East Kerr Avenue and North Highland Drive but no through traffic permitted on East Kerr Avenue between North Cunningham Avenue and North Broadway Avenue. A detour route will be provided using Cunningham Avenue to Country Club Road to Broadway Avenue.

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

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Shift

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.

Illinois Marathon Street Closures

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: