Notices & Alerts

University Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
September 8, 2015 - 7:00am to September 11, 2015 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, the outside west bound lane of traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Goodwin Avenue starting on Tuesday September 8, 2015 at 7:00 A.M. to Friday September 11, 2015 at 3:30 P.M. for the Campus Circle Project. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the construction work.


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

U-Cycle Holiday Schedule

Date: 
September 7, 2015 (All day) to September 12, 2015 (All day)

Due to the Labor Day holiday, U-Cycle route collections will be delayed one day during the week of September 7.  The Monday U-Cycle route will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday's route on Wednesday, etc.  Please continue to place recycling out by 7 am to ensure collection.


Questions may be directed to U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302.

Public Hearing Regarding the Sale of 5 Hill Court

Date: 
September 8, 2015 - 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., Tuesday, September 8, 2015, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment for The Sale of Certain Real Estate (5 Hill Court)

Labor Day Parade Street Closures

Date: 
September 7, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:00am

On Monday, September 7, 2015 the Champaign County AFL/CIO will be conducting their annual Labor Day parade from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Streets along the parade route will be closed immediately preceding the approach of the parade.


The parade route is as follows:



  • Begin at Illinois Street and Broadway Avenue;

  • South on Broadway Avenue to Washington Street;

  • East on Washington Street;

  • End at the Brookens Administrative Center, 1776 East Washington Street.

Each street along the parade route will be reopened after the parade passes through each intersection.


We appreciate your patience while the parade is underway.

University Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
August 31, 2015 - 7:00am to September 4, 2015 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, the outside west bound lane of traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Goodwin Avenues from Monday, August 31, 2015 at 7:00 AM until Friday, September 4, 2015 at 3:30 PM for the Campus Circle Construction Project. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the construction work.


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

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Street Closures

Date: 
August 28, 2015 - 6:00am to August 30, 2015 - 12:00pm

The following street closures will occur for the Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival beginning Friday, August 28, 2015 and continuing through Sunday, August 30, 2015.


On Friday, August 28, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. the following streets will be closed:



  • Main Street from Vine Street to Cedar Street

  • Walnut Street from Water Street to Main Street

  • Broadway Avenue from Elm Street to Water Street

  • Race Street from Elm Street to Water Street

  • Elm Street from Vine Street to Race Street

On Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. the following street will be included in the closure:



  • Elm Street from Race Street to Cedar Avenue (Access to Busey Bank drive-thru will be available)

The Urbana Parking Deck (upper level) will be accessible from south Race Street to Elm Street at all times.


All streets will be re-opened on Sunday, August 30, 2015 by noon. We apologize for any inconvenience these street closures may cause.

Illinois Street Closure

Date: 
August 24, 2015 - 7:00am to August 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Illinois Street between Goodwin Avenue and Gregory Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily from Monday, August 24, 2015 through Wednesday, August 26, 2015 for Custom Service Crane, Inc. to relocate a boom crane for work at Krannert Center. There will be no detour.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Illinois Street during the crane relocation.


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

Goodwin Avenue Lane Reduction

Date: 
August 24, 2015 - 7:00am to August 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Weather permitting, traffic on Goodwin Avenue from Oregon Street to Illinois Street will be reduced to one lane from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily from Monday, August 24 through Wednesday, August 26, 2015 for Custom Service Crane, Inc. to remove a boom crane from the Krannert Center.


Traffic delays are anticipated due to the lane reduction and motorists are urged to consider using an alternative route. Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress

Public Hearing Regarding Liquor License for Dotty's & the Sale of Certain Real Estate

Date: 
August 24, 2015 - 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. on Monday, August 24, 2015, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the following Ordinances:

Glover Avenue and Oregon Street Intersection Closure

Date: 
August 18, 2015 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the northwest corner of the intersection of Glover Avenue and Oregon Street will be closed on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM while Ameren abandons a gas service line for a building demolition. The southbound and westbound legs of the intersection will be closed during the gas service work while Glover Avenue and Oregon Street will remain open to thru traffic.


Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.


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