Notices & Alerts

Lincoln Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
August 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting; as part of the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be cleaning and televising sewers and will close the outside Northbound lane on Lincoln Avenue between Park Street and Hill Street on Monday, August 28th at 9:00 a.m. 

Lincoln Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times and access will be maintained to all properties on Lincoln Avenue during the cleaning and televising process.  Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to three lanes. 

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

Landscape Recycling Center Closed for Road Repair 08-29-17

Date: 
August 29, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

The Landscape Recycling Center will be closed on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 from 8:00 am to noon for road resurfacing work. We anticipate opening at noon, but if any equipment or problems arise, we will try to open for business as soon as possible.

In the event of rain on Tuesday, the projected rain out-date will be Wednesday, August 30th with the same hours as above (8:00 am – 12:00am).

We are sorry for this inconvenience. The ticket booth employees will be reminding customers the week of the closure and hours.

Sweetcorn Festival Street Closures

Date: 
August 25, 2017 - 6:00am to August 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

The following street closures will occur for the Annual Sweetcorn Festival beginning Friday, August 25, 2017 and continuing through Sunday, August 27, 2017.

On Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. the following streets will be closed:

  • Main Street from Vine Street to Cedar Street
  • Springfield Avenue from Cedar Street to Main Street
  • Walnut Street from Water Street to Main Street
  • Broadway Avenue from Elm Street to Water Street
  • Race Street from Elm Street to Griggs Street
  • Water Street from Broadway Avenue to Race Street

On Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. the following City of Urbana Parking Lots will be closed:

  • Lot 1
  • Lot 2

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

All streets will re-opened on Sunday, August 27, 2017 by noon. We appreciate your patience while the Sweetcorn Festival is underway.

Closed: Request for Bids: Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project

Date: 
September 12, 2017 - 1:55pm

CLOSED

Sealed Bids will be received until 1:55 P.M. prevailing time on SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the 2017 Storm Sewer Cleaning & Televising Project (City Section 17-00587-00-SR), which includes furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary to clean and televise approximately 43,300 lineal feet of storm sewer ranging in size from 6-inch to 60-inch diameter.

Specific tasks include water jet cleaning and tree root sawing; debris removal and disposal from storm sewers, manholes, inlets; and closed circuit televising and digital recording and internal inspection of sewer pipes.

All of the storm sewers under this project belong to the City of Urbana.

University Avenue Westbound Lane Closure

Date: 
August 21, 2017 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting; as part of the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be cleaning and televising sewers and will close the outside WESTBOUND lane on University Avenue between Coler Street and Broadway Avenue on Monday, August 21st at 7:00 a.m.

University Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times and access will be maintained to all properties on University Avenue during the cleaning and televising process. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to three lanes.

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

University Avenue Eastbound Lane Closure

Date: 
August 23, 2017 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting; as part of the 2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project, Hoerr Construction, Inc. will be cleaning and televising sewers and will close the outside EASTBOUND lane on University Avenue between Coler Street and Broadway Avenue on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7:00 a.m.

University Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times and access will be maintained to all properties on University Avenue during the cleaning and televising process. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to three lanes.

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

Surface Seal Placement on Various Streets

Date: 
August 14, 2017 - 7:00am to August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Corrective Asphalt Materials, LLC to place a surface seal on newly improved asphalt pavements that is intended to help the City extend the life of our pavements. Surface seal will be placed on the following streets throughout the City of Urbana

  • Green Street – Vine Street to Cottage Grove Avenue
  • Main Street - Dewey Street to University Avenue
  • Mumford Drive – Zuppke Drive to Anderson Street
  • Park Street - McCullough Street to Broadway Avenue
  • Philo Road - South City Limits to south of Windsor Road
  • Philo Road – Colorado Avenue to Florida Avenue
  • Vine Street - Colorado Avenue to Florida Avenue
  • Washington Street - Pfeffer Road to High Cross Road
  • Windsor Road – Boulder Drive to High Cross Road

This work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017. The entire project is anticipated to be complete by 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017.

Goodwin Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
August 11, 2017 - 8:00am to August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

The 2017 Concrete Patching Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Otto Baum Company, Inc. The project award amount is $79,950.94. This project is being funded with City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds.

The project consists of pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement and other miscellaneous work on portions of Goodwin Avenue from Oregon Street to Clark Street. Periodic lane closures can be expected starting Friday, August 11, 2017 and ending Friday, August 18, 2017.

Further information about the 2017 Concrete Patching Project can be found at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/projects.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Lane Closure on Various Streets for Pavement Marking

Date: 
August 9, 2017 - 8:00am to August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Varsity Striping & Construction Company to perform the annual pavement marking project. The project consists of repainting the center line, edge line, bike lanes and no passing zones on various streets in the City of Urbana.

The striping equipment travels at very slow speeds when applying paint. Motorists should be patient and pass only when it is safe to do so.

Please see the attached map for the roads that will be impacted.

Periodic lane closures can be expected on the listed streets starting Wednesday, August 9, 2017 and ending Friday, August 18, 2017.

Further information about the 2017 Pavement Marking Project can be found here.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.