Notices & Alerts

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.

South Poplar Street Lane Closure

Date: 
March 15, 2017 - 7:00am to March 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, South Poplar Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic between East Illinois Street and East Green Street starting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. for a sanitary sewer repair done by D & S Sewer Service.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the construction zone so delays are anticipated and motorist should use an alternative route if possible. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

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

Notice of Availability for Public Review and Comment and Notice of Public Hearing - Draft Annual Action Plan FY 2016-2017 - Annual Action Plan Amendments (HOME FY 14-15 and 15-16)

Date: 
March 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to April 25, 2017 - 4:30pm

Copies of the Draft FY 2017-2018 Annual Action Plan will be available for review to the general public between Monday, March 27, 2017 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the following locations: 400 South Vine Street, Urbana - City Clerk’s Office, & Grants Management Division Office, 201 South Race Street, Urbana— Urbana Free Library, and a memorandum describing some proposed changes is currently posted on the City of Urbana’s website.

Copies of an Amendment to the City of Urbana and Urbana HOME Consortium Annual Action Plans for FY 2014-2015 as well as FY 2015-2016 will also be available for review to the general public between Monday, March 27, 2017 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the following locations: 400 South Vine Street, Urbana - City Clerk’s Office, & Grants Management Division Office, 201 South Race Street, Urbana— Urbana Free Library, and a copy is currently posted on the City of Urbana’s website.

Green Street Lane Closure

Date: 
March 13, 2017 - 7:00am to June 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Periodic lane closures can be expected along Green Street from Wright Street to Lincoln Avenue, starting at 7:00 am Monday, March 13, 2017 for installation of a water main.

Duce Construction Company of Champaign will be performing the water main installation. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Green Street at all times. Pedestrian access for the CUMTD bus stop system will be maintained at all times throughout the construction of the water main.

The water main work is the first phase of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) Project 1. The MCORE Project will improve access for all modes of transportation on the University of Illinois campus and provide direct connections to downtown Urbana and Champaign. The project is funded in part by a Federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Further information about this project can be found on the City website at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/MCOREProject1

East Main Street Lane Shift

Date: 
March 9, 2017 - 9:00am to March 17, 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 East Main Street between Webber Street and Grove Street. This work will start on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. and extend through Friday, March 17 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.

Springfield Avenue and Matthews Avenue Closures

Date: 
March 10, 2017 - 6:00am to March 11, 2017 - 5:30pm

The following streets will be closed from 6:00 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 for the University of Illinois Engineering Council’s Engineering Open House: 

  • Springfield Avenue from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue
  • Matthews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street

A detour route will be established utilizing Wright Street to University Avenue to Goodwin Avenue to Springfield Avenue.

Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.