Notices & Alerts

North Race Street Closure

Date: 
July 28, 2015 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

Nash Crane Services will be staging a crane on North Race Street between Main Street and Griggs Street for construction activities at 204 West Main Street. North Race Street between Main Street and Griggs Street will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M., weather permitting.


Access will be maintained to properties on North Race Street during the temporary street closure but no through traffic is permitted on North Race Street between Main Street and Griggs Street.


Motorists are to observe all traffic signage within this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation.

Lincoln Avenue Closure from Fairview Avenue to Church Street

Date: 
July 28, 2015 - 8:00am to July 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the right lane for southbound traffic on Lincoln Avenue will be closed between Fairview Avenue and Church Street starting on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. through Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for installation of fiber optic utilities. Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the fiber optic installation.


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

Broadway Avenue Reconstruction Project Public Open House

Date: 
July 29, 2015 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The City of Urbana will hold a Public Open House on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Anita Purves Nature Center, located at 1505 North Broadway Avenue, to provide information concerning the upcoming Broadway Avenue Reconstruction Project. The Open House will be conducted on an informal basis; no formal presentation is planned. Exhibits, plans and aerial photography of the proposed improvements will be available for viewing during the entire time. Staff from the City of Urbana Engineering Division, the Urbana Park District and project contractor will be available to discuss the project and answer questions. All persons interested in this project are invited to attend this meeting.


The Broadway Avenue Reconstruction Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Feutz Contractors, Inc. from Paris, Illinois. The project award amount is $713,148.05. This project is being funded by a combination of the City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds and Urbana Park District funds.

Green Street and Coler Avenue Intersection Closure

Date: 
July 27, 2015 - 8:00am to July 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the east leg of Green Street at its intersection with Coler Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from Wednesday, July 27, 2015 at 8:00 AM until Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:00 PM for sanitary and storm sewer repairs. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Green Street during the sanitary and storm sewer repairs.


Coler Avenue will remain open to thru traffic during the sanitary and storm sewer repairs.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Western Avenue Street Closure

Date: 
August 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Western Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Gregory Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 AM on Monday July 20, 2015 until 5:00 PM on Monday, August 15, 2016 for construction of a new housing complex. There will be no detour route for this closure.


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience while this work is underway.

Goodwin Avenue Closure

Date: 
July 15, 2015 - 7:00am to July 20, 2015 - 7:00am

Weather permitting, Goodwin Avenue will be closed to through traffic from Nevada Street to Oregon Street from Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM to Monday, July 20, 2015 at 7:00 AM to complete pavement patching on an Illinois American Water Company emergency water main repair. There will be no detour route for this closure.


We appreciate your patience while this work is underway.

Public Hearing Regarding Liquor License for Flamingo Slots

Date: 
July 13, 2015 - 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, July 13, 2015, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the following Ordinance:



  • Ordinance No. 2015-07-077: An Ordinance Amending Urbana City Code Chapter Three, Section 3-43 (Increasing number of Class G-2 liquor licenses for Premier Entertainment of IL d/b/a Flamingo Slots, 1720 Philo Rd., Ste. B)

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.

Main Street Closure

Date: 
July 6, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Main Street from Busey Avenue to Coler Avenue will be closed to thru traffic starting on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. to Monday July 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for a sanitary sewer installation. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Main Street during the sanitary sewer installation.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.