Notices & Alerts

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.

Zuppke Dr., Mills Dr., & Cureton Dr. Road Closures

Date: 
September 22, 2016 - 7:00am to October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

The south intersection approaches at Zuppke Drive, Mills Drive and Cureton Drive along Mumford Drive will be closed to traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2016 weather permitting, for pavement patching.

Further information about the 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project can be found here.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress

Updated: 2016 Oil & Chip Street Maintenance Project

Date: 
October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Illiana Construction from Urbana, Illinois to perform street maintenance on the following streets throughout the City of Urbana:

  • Beverly Dr – Lincoln Ave to Bradley Ave
  • Bradley Ave – East of Lincoln Ave to Coler Ave
  • Broadway Ave – Park St to North of Stebbins Dr
  • Coler Ave – Fairview Ave to North of Bradley Ave
  • Cottage Grove Ave – Main St to Philo Rd transition
  • Crestwood Dr – Lynn St to Cottage Grove Ave
  • Crystal Lake Dr – Broadway Ave to Cunningham Ave
  • Elm St – West of Dodson Dr to Dodson Dr
  • Fairlawn Dr – Anderson St to Cottage Grove Ave
  • Glover Ave – Washington St to Oregon St
  • Hawthorne Dr – Anderson St to Fairlawn Dr
  • Lynn St – Fairlawn Dr to North of Crestwood Dr
  • Pfeffer Rd – Washington St to Main St
  • Wabash Ave – Crestwood Dr to Washington St
  • Washington St – East of Dodson Dr to Pfeffer Rd
  • Webber St – Fairlawn Dr to Washington St

Due to weather constraints, this work is scheduled to be completed Friday, October 7th.

Smith Road Closure

Date: 
September 16, 2016 - 7:00am to September 23, 2016 - 5:00pm

The 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Open Road Paving Company from Urbana, Illinois. The project award amount is $596,000. This project is being funded by a combination of the City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds and Local Gas Tax Funds.

The project consists of pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; sidewalk ramp removal and replacement; pavement resurfacing; pavement marking; and other miscellaneous work on portions of Mumford Drive, Vine Street, Race Street, Smith Road and Main Street. Periodic lane closures can be expected on all the streets starting Friday, September 16, 2016 and ending Friday, October 28, 2016. The project is scheduled to be complete by October 28, 2016.

Smith Road between Main Street and University Avenue will be closed to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 and ending 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2016, weather permitting, for pavement patching.

Further information about the 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project can be found at here.

Urbana High School Homecoming Parade Route

Date: 
September 16, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Urbana High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, September 16, 2016. Race Street from Michigan Avenue to Iowa Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at 1:00 p.m. through the start of the parade at 3:00 p.m. The parade will end at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Traffic along the parade route will only be obstructed for the short time it takes for the parade to clear the area.

The route for the parade is as follows: 

  • North on Race Street from Iowa Street to Washington Street 
  • East on Washington Street to Race Street
  • North on Race Street to Main Street
  • East on Main Street to Vine Street
  • South on Vine Street to Washington Street
  • West on Washington Street to Broadway Avenue (into the High School parking lot)

East Elm Street Closure at Intersection with Maple Street

Date: 
September 12, 2016 - 7:00am to September 16, 2016 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, East Elm Street will be closed at its intersection with Maple Street starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2016 until 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Access will be maintained to properties on East Elm Street and Maple Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on at the intersection of East Elm Street and Maple Street.

No detour route will be provided for this intersection closure.

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

Draft FY1516 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Available for Public Review and Comment

Date: 
September 9, 2016 - 5:00pm to September 24, 2016 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has completed the draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) documenting programs and activities undertaken through its federally-funded affordable housing and community development programs during the year ending June 30, 2016. The draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment during the period beginning Friday, September 9, 2016 through Saturday, September 24, 2016. The draft CAPER will be available during regular business hours at the following locations:

Flag Lowering Ceremony Street Closures

Date: 
September 11, 2016 -
7:00am to 8:00am

To commemorate the 15 year anniversary of 9/11, the Urbana Fire Department, in conjuction with the Urbana Police Department, will hold a flag lowering service to honor the victims, citizens, and public safety personnel who sacrificed their lives and safety on that day.

This event will take place at the Urbana City Building, located at 400 South Vine Street in Urbana, and will commence at 7:30 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.

In order to facilitate this ceremony, Vine Street will be closed between Illinois Street and Green Street from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.