Notices & Alerts

UHS Homecoming Parade and Activities

Date: 
September 29, 2017 - 11:30am to September 30, 2017 - 12:00pm

usd logoOn Friday, September 29, the UHS Homecoming Pep Rally will be in the Oscar Adams Gym at 11:30 a.m. The Parade will start shortly after, at 12:30 p.m. The time is a change from previous years. The parade will include the Homecoming King and Queen and their Court, UHS Marching Band, floats created by student committees representing student groups and grade levels, student athletic teams, and a variety of special guests and USD #116 administrators. The Court will also be introduced during the UHS Varsity Football game the next day. Because the varsity football game will be held on Saturday, there will be no Tailgreat event this year.

The parade route will begin at the high school on Race Street at Iowa. The parade will continue 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 and finish in the high school parking lot.

Maple Street Closure and University Avenue Lane Shift

Date: 
September 23, 2017 -
6:00am to 6:00pm

Weather permitting; the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District will be cleaning and televising sewers from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 that will impact the streets listed below:

  • Maple Street will be closed to thru traffic at its intersection with University Avenue. 
  • East bound traffic will be reduced to one lane on University Avenue between Maple Street and Ash Street.

Access will be maintained to all properties on Maple Street and University Avenue during the sewer cleaning and televising. 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 in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Cottage Grove Avenue Closure

Date: 
September 25, 2017 - 7:00am to September 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

Weather permitting; Cottage Grove Avenue between Main Street and Green Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the following days for pruning being done by the City of Urbana Arbor Division:

  • Monday September 25, 2017
  • Tuesday September 26, 2017
  • Wednesday September 27, 2017
  • Thursday September 28, 2017
  • Friday September 29, 2017

Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Main Street Stop Sign Installation at Smith Road Intersection

Date: 
September 18, 2017 - 8:00am to September 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

Between the period of Monday, September 18 and Friday September 22, 2017, an all-way stop will be installed to control traffic at the intersection of Main Street and Smith Road.

In addition to the stop sign for southbound traffic on Smith Road, eastbound and westbound traffic on Main Street will be regulated by stop signs. Notification signs will be placed on Main Street in advance of the installation of the stop signs to advise motorists who frequently use that route.

The Urbana City Council approved the installation of stop signs on Main Street after reviewing the results of a traffic study performed by City staff, which warranted the installation of stop signs on Main Street.

Those traveling along Main Street and Smith Road are advised to stay alert and drive carefully when in the area.

University Avenue Lane Shift

Date: 
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am to September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm

Weather permitting; traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on University Avenue between Orchard Street and Coler Avenue from 6:00 a.m. Saturday September 16, 2017 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday September 17, 2017 for maintenance to the overhead walkway structure being done by Oosterbaan & Sons Construction.

University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the lane reduction. 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 in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Green Street Lane Closure

Date: 
September 13, 2017 - 7:00am to November 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

The south half of Green Street from Goodwin Avenue to Lincoln Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic starting 7:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017, until further notice. Eastbound Green Street traffic will use a marked detour route via Springfield Avenue. Westbound Green Street traffic will use the north half of the street. Northbound and southbound traffic will be maintained at all times at the Mathews Avenue, Goodwin Avenue, and Lincoln Avenue intersections with Green Street. If at all possible, through traffic is encouraged to use University Avenue or Florida Avenue instead of using Green Street during construction.

Green Street between Mathews Avenue and Goodwin Avenue remains closed until further notice.

Access to the Illini Union and the Natural History Building on Green Street will be available at all times via Wright Street. Pedestrian access for the CUMTD bus stop system will be available at bus stops provided on Springfield Avenue and Goodwin Avenue in the vicinity of the project. CUMTD buses will not be using Green Street from Wright Street to Lincoln Avenue at this time.

Romine Street & Mathews Avenue Closure, Wright Street Lane Reduction

Date: 
September 14, 2017 - 7:00am to September 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, from 7:00 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 a sewer lining project will be performed by Insituform for the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District.

The following streets will be impacted:

  • Wright Street will be reduced to one lane between West Eads Street and West Beech Street
  • Romine Street will be closed to thru traffic between West Eads Street and West Beech Street
  • Mathews Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between West Eads Street and West Beech Street

Access will be maintained to all properties on Wright Street, Romine Street and Mathews Avenue. No thru traffic will be permitted on Romine Street and Mathews Avenue between Eads Street and 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

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
September 12, 2017 - 8:00am to November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

The North Lincoln Avenue Resurfacing Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Open Road Paving Company from Urbana, Illinois. The project award amount is $1,031,669.41. This project is being funded by State Motor Fuel 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 Lincoln Avenue. Periodic lane closures can be expected starting Tuesday, September 12, 2017 and ending Friday, November 3, 2017.

Further information regarding the North Lincoln Avenue Resurfacing Project can be found at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/node/6623.

We appreciate the patience and cooperation of the pubic during construction of this project.

Draft FY16-17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Available for Public Review and Comment

Date: 
September 8, 2017 - 4:00pm to September 28, 2017 - 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, 2017. The draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment during the period beginning Monday, September 11, 2017 through Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The draft CAPER will be available during regular business hours at the following locations:

Closed: Request for Bids: Vine Street Resurfacing Project

Date: 
September 15, 2017 - 1:55pm

CLOSED

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Vine Street Resurfacing Project (City Section 17-00588-00-RS) including: hot-mix asphalt mainline; hot-mix asphalt surface removal; pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; sidewalk curb ramp removal and replacement; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, September 15th, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office. 

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Bid details are listed in the file below.