Notices & Alerts

Notice of Amendment to Annual Action Plan FY 2013-2014 & FY 2014-2015; Notice of Public Hearing

Date: 
May 27, 2016 - 8:00am to June 28, 2016 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana, as a member of the Urbana HOME Consortium, proposes to amend the Cityof Urbana’s HOME Program budget in the FY 2013-2014 Annual Action Plan and FY 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan. A transfer from the City of Urbana’s allocation of HOME funds from the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation program to City Redevelopment Funds is proposed to provide necessary support for the development of Highland Green (formerly Kerr Avenue Sustainable Development), which is a 33-unit affordable housing development on City-owned property at 401-403 East Kerr Avenue in Urbana. The City of Urbana also proposes to amend the City’s CDBG Program budget in the FY 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan. A transfer of carryover funds from various programs from the City of Urbana’s allocation of CDBG funds is proposed to increase the amount of funding for the Capital Improvement Projects-Kerr Avenue Sustainable Development project. 

Oregon Street Lane Closure

Date: 
May 20, 2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

Weather permitting, the westbound lane on Oregon Street will be closed at its intersection with Maple Street from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016 for a fire hydrant repair. Oregon Street will remain open to traffic at all times during the construction work.

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

Cunningham Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
May 20, 2016 - 7:00am to June 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for north and south bound traffic on Cunningham Avenue will be closed between Park Street and Perkins Road from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day starting Friday, May 20, 2016 through Friday, June 3, 2016 for curb cut closure work at the locations shown on the attached map.


Cunningham Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the construction work.


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

Public Hearing Regarding Increasing the Number of Class G-2 Liquor Licenses

Date: 
May 23, 2016 - 7:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City Council of the City of Urbana, Illinois will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the following Ordinances listed below.


Persons with disabilities needing special services or accommodations for this hearing should contact the City of Urbana's Americans with Disabilities Coordinator at 384-2466 or TDY at 384-2447.

Anderson Street Road Closure

Date: 
May 5, 2016 - 7:00am to May 12, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, D&S Sewer Services, Inc. will be doing sewer repairs and will close a section of Anderson Street between Washington Street and Fairlawn Drive from Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. through Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.


A detour route will be established, utilizing Washington Street, Webber Street, and Fairlawn Drive. This section of Anderson Street will remain open to local traffic only during construction. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the detour route and for local traffic.


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

Race Street and Washington Street Lane Closure

Date: 
May 2, 2016 - 7:00am to May 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

As part of the 2016-2018 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Project, and weather permitting, Duce Construction will be doing sewer repairs and will close a section of the southbound lane on Race Street and the westbound lane on Washington Street starting on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. through Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Both Race Street and Washington Street 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 improvement is in progress.

Cunningham Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
May 2, 2016 - 7:00am to May 13, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lanes for north and south bound traffic on Cunningham Avenue will be closed between Perkins Road and Kenyon Road from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day starting Monday, May 2, 2016 through Friday, May 13, 2016 for construction of new sidewalks. Cunningham Avenue will remain open to thru traffic at all times during the construction work.


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

I-74 Resurfacing between Mahomet and Champaign

Date: 
August 2, 2016 (All day)

PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting; work will begin on Monday, May 2nd on I-74 from a half mile west of IL 47 in Mahomet to a half mile west of I-57.


The project includes 7 miles of patching, milling and resurfacing as well as safety upgrades. Milling and resurfacing will also be done on the I-74 ramps. A Work Zone Smart Traffic Monitoring System will be used on this project. It will encompass the use of multiple changeable message signs and traffic sensors throughout the I-74 corridor from Mansfield to the US 45 (Cunningham Avenue) exit.


There will be lane width restrictions of 12' 6" due to drop offs. Motorists should stay alert, follow all signs and be cautious of flaggers, workers and equipment using median crossovers and trucks entering and leaving the job site.


Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.


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Contact: Brian Willaimsen
309-671-4854

Philo Road Lane Closure at Florida Avenue

Date: 
April 26, 2016 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the right turn lane and bike lane for southbound traffic on Philo Road will be closed at its intersection with Florida Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 26, 2016 for installation of a fiber optic utility. Philo Road and Florida Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the utility installation.


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