Notices & Alerts

Busey Avenue Closure between Nevada Street and Washington Street

Date: 
December 18, 2014 - 8:00am to December 19, 2014 - 3:00pm

Due to inclement weather, the tree removal work scheduled to resume today on Busey Avenue has been delayed. Weather permitting, Busey Avenue between Nevada Street and Washington Street will now be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily on Thursday, December 18, 2014 and Friday, December 19, 2014 for this work to be completed.


Residents will have access to their properties, but no thru traffic will be allowed.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.


Concerns or questions may be directed to the Urbana Public Works Department at 217-384-2342.

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
December 9, 2014 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane of northbound traffic on North Lincoln Avenue will be closed just north of its intersection with Church Street on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for Illinois American Water Company to perform pavement repair. Lincoln Avenue and Church Street will remain open to traffic at all times during the pavement repair work.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

South Mathews Avenue Closure

Date: 
December 6, 2014 - 7:00am to December 7, 2014 - 4:00pm

Weather permitting, South Mathews Avenue from West Green Street to West Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. until Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. for the set up and operation of a crane. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Additional Pavement Testing on Various City Streets

Date: 
December 4, 2014 - 8:00am to December 10, 2014 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Engineering & Research Int’l, Inc. to perform pavement testing on the following City streets:



  • Broadway Avenue – north of Stebbins Drive to Oakland Avenue

  • Lincoln Avenue – Wilbur Road to north of Saline Court

  • Old Lincoln Avenue – Lincoln Avenue to east of Lincoln Avenue

  • Saline Court – Lincoln Avenue to north end of cul-de-sac

This work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Thursday, December 4 and should be completed by Wednesday, December 10. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, however, periodic lanes closures are expected to occur during day light hours.


We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Orchard Street Closure

Date: 
December 2, 2014 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Orchard Street from Elm Street to Green Street will be closed to traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 2, for the emergency removal of a hazardous tree.


We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Pavement Testing on Various City Streets

Date: 
December 3, 2014 - 7:00am to December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Applied Research Associates, Inc. to perform pavement testing on the following City streets:



  • Vine Street – south of Washington Street to north of California Avenue

  • Washington Street – Walnut Street to west of Urbana Avenue

This work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Wednesday, December 3 and should be completed by Friday, December 5. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, however, periodic lanes closures are expected to occur during day light hours.


We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.

North Maple Street Closure from East University Avenue to East Main Street

Date: 
November 18, 2014 - 7:00am to November 20, 2014 - 5:00pm

Cross Construction will be repairing a sanitary manhole at the intersection of East University Avenue and North Maple Street. North Maple Street will be closed to through traffic from East University Avenue to East Main Street starting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.


A detour route for North Maple Street is provided via East Main Street to North Vine Street to East University Avenue. Access will be maintained to all properties on North Maple Street during the sanitary sewer construction.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

East University Lane Closure at North Maple Intersection

Date: 
November 18, 2014 - 7:00am to November 21, 2014 - 5:00pm

Cross Construction will be installing a storm inlet east of the intersection of East University Avenue and North Maple Street. The outside (south) lane of eastbound traffic on University Avenue will be closed just east of its intersection with Maple Street starting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. until Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the storm sewer construction work.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.