Notices & Alerts

Busey Avenue Road Closure

Date: 
March 30, 2017 - 8:00am to March 31, 2017 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Busey Avenue between Hill Street and Fairview Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on the following days for tree removal and pruning of another tree being done by the City of Urbana Arbor Division:

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
  • Friday, March 31, 2017

Residents will have be limited access after 8:00 a.m. for the three driveways within this block. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Vine Street Lane Closures

Date: 
March 27, 2017 - 7:00am to March 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, periodic lane closures for pavement coring can be expected along Vine Street from south of Main Street to south of University Avenue, starting at 7 am, Monday, March 27, 2017 and ending at 5 pm, Friday, March 31, 2017.

Two-way traffic will be maintained on Vine Street at all times. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Airport Road West Reconstruction Project Request for Bid

Date: 
April 11, 2017 - 1:55pm

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Airport Road West Reconstruction Project (Section 13-00532-00-PV) including: hot-mix asphalt pavement; PCC pavement; pavement removal; concrete curb and gutter; storm sewer and appurtenances; subbase granular material; aggregate base course; pavement markings; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55pm prevailing time on April 11, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00pm at said office.

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained in the office of Farnsworth Group, Inc., 2211 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821.

All bidders are required to provide current financial and experience statements or other prequalification documents to show satisfactory evidence of the bidder’s competency to perform the proposed work at the time the Contract Documents and Specifications are requested or picked up. The bidder must submit evidence of current prequalification with the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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.

Request For Proposal for a Guaranteed Energy Savings Project RFP #1617-10

Date: 
June 2, 2017 - 1:50pm

Sealed proposals for a Guaranteed Energy Savings Project will be received at the office of the City of Urbana Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:50p.m. on June 2, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.

The City is requesting qualified providers to propose energy conservation measures through a guaranteed energy savings contract, in accordance with 50 ILCS 515 et seq., from interested Energy Services Companies (ESCOs) which are capable of providing comprehensive energy management services and energy-related capital improvements to the facilities owned by the City and the Urbana Free Library.

In accordance with disclosure requirements contained in 50 ILCS 515/25, the City hereby states that no ESCO participated in the preparation of this request for proposal.  The City received technical assistance from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Energy Performance Contracting Program.

The City is asking anyone who wants to receive the RFP to register through this webform: http://www.urbanaillinois.us/node/6438

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.