Notices & Alerts

Florida Avenue Lane Shift

Date: 
October 19, 2016 -
8:00am to 6:00pm

Weather permitting, the north travel lanes of traffic on Florida Avenue between Busey Avenue and Orchard Street will be shifted to the south from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday October 19, 2016.

Florida Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the lane shift.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation.

East Oregon Street Closure at Intersection with South Lynn Street

Date: 
October 18, 2016 - 7:00am to October 21, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, East Oregon Street will be closed at its intersection with South Lynn Street from 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 18, 2016 to 3:00 p.m. on Friday October 21, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Access will be maintained to properties on East Oregon and South Lynn Street but no through traffic permitted on East Oregon Street at its intersection with Lynn Street. There will be no detour route for this closure.

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

Main Street Road Closure

Date: 
October 18, 2016 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Main Street from Scottswood Drive to University Avenue will be closed to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 and ending at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, weather permitting, for paving of the pavement.

Further information about the 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project can be found at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/projects.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Springfield Avenue Road Closure

Date: 
October 13, 2016 - 7:00am to October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm

The Springfield Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Stark Excavating, Inc. The project award amount is $82,174.00. This project is funded by the Sanitary Sewer Benefit Tax.

Weather permitting, this project will require the closure of all lanes on Springfield Avenue between McCullough Street and Birch Street starting on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. through Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Access to all driveways will be maintained throughout construction.

A detour route will be used to guide traffic around the construction site via Green Street from Lincoln Avenue to Race Street. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists.

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

Periodic Lane Closures on Various Streets

Date: 
November 14, 2016 - 5:00pm

The 2016 Concrete Patching Project – Part 2 has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Beniach Construction Company from Tuscola, Illinois. The project award amount is $240,862. This project is being funded with City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds.

The project consists of pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; crack sealing and other miscellaneous work on portions of Tatman Court, Industrial Circle, Lierman Avenue, and Elm Street. Periodic lane closures can be expected on the listed streets starting Monday, October 10, 2016 and ending Friday, November 18, 2016.

Further information about the 2016 Concrete Patching Project – Part 2 can be found at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/projects.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

University Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
October 10, 2016 - 7:00am to October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for westbound traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Harvey Street and Goodwin Avenue starting on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. through Friday, October 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. University Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times during the project.

Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to one lane.

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

CLOSED: Request For Proposals - General Architectural Services

Date: 
October 25, 2016 - 3:00pm

CLOSED

 

Project Goal: The City’s intent is to retain an architectural firm with the qualifications and staff resources necessary to perform planning, designing, bidding, and construction oversight phases of various projects deemed to be in the best interest of the City. The City is looking for a firm with the capability to also provide added value services including, but not limited, to structural engineering, security consultation, technology consultation, interior design, etc. 

Immediate anticipated projects include:

Florida Avenue and Race Street Lane Closures

Date: 
October 3, 2016 - 7:00am to October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, lane closures on Florida Avenue from west of Philo Road to James Cherry Drive can be expected starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2016.

Weather permitting, lane closures on Race Street from Meadow Drive to Florida Avenue can be expected starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2016.

All roadways will maintain two way traffic and local access to residences at all times. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

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

Main Street Lane Closure at Intersection with Maple Street

Date: 
October 3, 2016 - 9:00am to October 7, 2016 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, the center turn lane for traffic on East Main Street will be closed between Urbana Avenue and North Maple Street from Monday, October 3, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 p.m. until Friday, October 7, 2016 for installation of a new water main. East Main Street will remain open to two-way traffic at all times during the lane closure.

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

Urbana High School 5K Run/Walk

Date: 
October 2, 2016 -
7:30am to 12:00pm

Urbana High School will be conducting a 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The run/walk portion of the event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The race will begin at the intersection of Washington Street and Broadway Avenue and will take the following route:

  • North on Broadway to California
  • West on California to Coler
  • North on Cedar to Illinois
  • West on Illinois to Coler
  • South on Coler to Washington
  • East on Washington to Orchard
  • South on Orchard to Pennsylvania
  • West on Pennsylvania to Busey
  • South on Busey to Delaware
  • East on Delaware to Race
  • North on Race to Pennsylvania
  • West on Pennsylvania to Carle
  • North on Carle to Indiana
  • West on Indiana to Douglas
  • North on Douglas to Iowa
  • East on Iowa to Race
  • South on Race to Michigan
  • East on Michigan to Broadway

The route will be closed to traffic for the duration of the run/walk event. Local access will be allowed, but please expect minor delays. All streets will be reopened by 12:00 p.m.