Notices & Alerts

Colorado Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
October 21, 2015 - 7:00am to October 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

Illinois American Water Company will be doing a water main repair that will reduce traffic to one lane on Colorado Avenue between Anderson Street and Cottage Grove Avenue from Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. through Monday, October 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Colorado Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times and access will be maintained to all properties on Colorado Avenue and Larch Place during the water main repair.


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

Lincoln Avenue Lane Closure from Springfield Avenue to Green Street

Date: 
October 20, 2015 - 7:00am to October 23, 2015 - 2:00pm

Weather permitting, the right lane for southbound traffic on Lincoln Avenue will be closed between Springfield Avenue and Green Street from Monday, October 20, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. through Friday, October 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. for a storm sewer installation. Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the utility work.


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

2015 Full Depth Concrete Patching Street Closures

Date: 
October 19, 2015 - 7:00am to November 2, 2015 - 5:00pm

Goodwin Avenue between Eads Street and Bradley Avenue will be open to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.


Ellis Drive, Tremont Street, Eureka Street and Beardsley Avenue will be open to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 between Romine Street and Goodwin Avenue.


Periodic project updates may be found here.

Green Street and Goodwin Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
October 15, 2015 - 7:00am to October 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

Illinois American Water Company will be doing a water main repair that will reduce eastbound traffic to one lane on Green Street between Goodwin Avenue and Gregory Street and close the through lane on Goodwin Avenue between Illinois Street and Green Street starting on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Both Green Street and Goodwin Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times during the sewer repair.


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

Washington Street Closure

Date: 
October 13, 2015 - 7:00am to October 19, 2015 - 10:00am

Weather permitting, Washington Street will be closed to through traffic between Carle Avenue and McCullough Street starting at 7:00 A.M. on Tuesday October 13, 2015, to 10:00 A.M. on Monday October 19, 2015, for a sanitary sewer repair. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Washington Street during the sewer repair.


Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress

Southbound Lincoln Avenue Closure from Springfield Avenue to Green Street

Date: 
October 8, 2015 - 7:00am to October 12, 2015 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Lincoln Avenue will be closed to southbound traffic between Springfield Avenue and Green Street starting on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. through Monday, October 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for a water service installation.


A detour route for southbound traffic on Lincoln Avenue is provided via Springfield Avenue to Goodwin Avenue to Green Street. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.


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

Urbana High School Homecoming Parade Route

Date: 
October 9, 2015 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Urbana High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 9, 2015. 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)

We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.

2015 Full Depth Concrete Patching Project

Date: 
December 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

The 2015 Full Depth Concrete Patching project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Kinney Contractors, Inc. from Raymond, Illinois. The project award amount of $289,848 is being funded by the City Capital Replacement and Improvement Fund (CR&I).


The proposed improvements at select locations consist of concrete pavement patching, curb and gutter removal and replacement, sidewalk repair, and curb ramp removal and replacement. The proposed improvements are located on the following streets throughout the City of Urbana:



  • Bradley Avenue – Carver Drive to just west of Lincoln Avenue

  • Beslin Street – Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue

  • Goodwin Avenue – South of Ellis Drive to Bradley Avenue

Construction is expected to begin, weather permitting, on Monday, October 5th, 2015 and will take up to a month and a half to complete the roadway portion. Construction will take place on Bradley Avenue first. Final seeding and grading may be completed in the spring of 2016.

Urbana High School 5K Run/Walk Closures

Date: 
October 4, 2015 -
7:30am to 10:00am

Urbana High School will be conducting a 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, October 4, 2015 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 10:00 a.m. The race will begin at the intersection of Washington Street and Broadway Avenue and will take the following route: