Notices & Alerts

University Avenue and Lincoln Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
April 20, 2015 - 7:00am to April 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside east bound lane of traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Busey Avenue beginning Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for short durations to clean and televise the storm sewers. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the storm sewer cleaning and televising work.


The left turn lane for north bound traffic on Lincoln Avenue at its intersection with University Avenue will also be closed beginning Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for short durations to clean and televise the storm sewers. Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the storm sewer cleaning and televising work.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Fairlawn Drive Street Closure

Date: 
April 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Fairlawn Drive from Patton Place to Eastern Drive will be closed to thru traffic beginning Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Tuesday, April 22, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for an emergency sanitary sewer repair. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Fairlawn Drive during the sanitary sewer repair.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Goodwin Avenue Lane Reduction

Date: 
April 23, 2015 - 7:00am to April 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

Weather permitting, traffic on Goodwin Avenue from Oregon Street to Illinois Street will be reduced to one lane utilizing flaggers from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2015 and from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015 for Custom Service Crane, Inc. to relocate a boom crane for work at Krannert Center.


Traffic delays are anticipated due to the lane reduction, so motorists are urged to consider using an alternate route.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Illinois Street Closure

Date: 
April 22, 2015 -
7:00am to 6:00pm

Weather permitting, Illinois Street from Goodwin Avenue to Gregory Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 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.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Stoughton Street Closure

Date: 
April 20, 2015 - 7:00am to April 24, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Stoughton Street from North Gregory Street to Harvey Street will be closed to thru traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 at until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015 for an emergency telecommunications line repair. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Stoughton Street during the telecommunications line repair.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

MCORE Project Official Launch

Date: 
April 21, 2015 - 12:00pm

The City of Urbana joins fellow Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) partner agencies, including the City of Champaign, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for the official launch the MCORE Project on April 21, 2015 at noon at the Alma Mater Plaza.


This $35M transportation project will have an unprecedented transformative impact in the core of our community. Please see the news release from the lead agency, City of Champaign.


For more information about the project visit http://www.mcoreproject.com/

Consolidated Plan Survey

Date: 
April 20, 2015 (All day)

The Urbana HOME Consortium is nearing completion of a 5 year Consolidated Plan. We value your input to understand the problems, identify solutions, and prioritize funding throughout Champaign County. You can help by completing the following survey. Let us know about the needs for services and improvements in your neighborhood. A few minutes of your time can help improve the quality of life in your neighborhood! Click the link below to provide your input:


https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VG6FBGS


 

IDOT Construction on US Route 150 Resumes Beginning April 27, 2015 REVISED

Date: 
July 1, 2015 (All day)

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that work to widen and resurface US Route 150 from Illinois Route 130 (High Cross Road) in Urbana to St. Joseph in Champaign County will resume beginning on Wednesday, April 27, 2015.


NOTE:  Beginning May 4, 2015, US Route 150 will be closed to through traffic from High Cross Road in Urbana to St. Joseph for a period of approximately two (2) weeks.   Through traffic will be detoured onto I-74.  Local traffic will be allowed. 


In addition to the widening and resurfacing of US Route 150, drainage structures will be replaced and new ditches constructed to improve storm water drainage.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction at locations where work is ongoing.   While this work is occurring, motorists should observe all traffic control signs.


The anticipated completion date is June 2015, weather permitting.  The contractor for the $6.8 million project is Open Road Paving, LLC.


Motorists are advised to slow down and drive carefully through this work zone.