Notices & Alerts

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.

Old North Lincoln Avenue Closure

Date: 
March 27, 2017 - 7:00am to March 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Old North Lincoln Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Lincoln Avenue and Oaks Road starting on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. for installation of a water main done by Stark Excavating.

Access will be maintained to all properties on North Lincoln Avenue but no thru traffic will be permitted on Old North Lincoln Avenue between North Lincoln Avenue and Oaks Road. Please use Cunningham Avenue or Market Street as alternative routes.

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

Main Street Lane Shift

Date: 
March 21, 2017 - 7:00am to March 31, 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 Main Street between Webber Street and Grove Street.

This work will start on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. and extend through Friday, March 31 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.

North Wright Street Closure

Date: 
March 20, 2017 - 7:00am to March 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Wright Street will be closed to thru traffic between Eads Street and Beech Street from 7:00 a.m. Monday March 20, 2017 through 3:00 p.m. Friday March 24, 2017 for a sewer lining project being done by the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District.

Access will be maintained to all properties on North Wright Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on North Wright Street between West Eads Street and West Beech 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.

Main Street and Race Street Closures

Date: 
March 17, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The City of Urbana will close the following streets for the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade to be held on Friday, March 17, 2017.

  • Northbound Race Street between Elm Street and Main Street from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

On-street parking on Main Street will be restricted during the Main Street closure. No detour route will be established for this closure.

The City of Urbana appreciates your patience and cooperation during this street closure.