Notices & Alerts

City Council Public Hearing Regarding the Annual Budget

Date: 
June 15, 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., Monday, June 15, 2015, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public input regarding The Annual Budget FY 2015-2016.


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.

Race Street Closure

Date: 
June 13, 2015 - 8:00am to June 14, 2015 - 12:00am

On Saturday, June 13, 2015, Race Street between Main Street and Elm Street will be closed from 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 a.m. (midnight) for the Uncork Urbana Wine Festival.


We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.

Mathews Avenue Closure

Date: 
June 10, 2015 - 7:00am to June 11, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, South Mathews Avenue from West Green Street to West Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic starting on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for the removal of a crane.


There will be no detour route for this closure.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Beverly Drive Partial Street Closure

Date: 
June 9, 2015 - 8:00am to June 15, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Beverly Drive from its intersection with Bradley Avenue travelling approximately 75 feet north on Beverly Drive will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. until Monday, June 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for D&S Sewer Service to perform a sanitary sewer lateral repair.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Washington Street Closure

Date: 
June 4, 2015 -
6:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting; Washington Street from High Cross Road/Illinois 130 to Pfeffer Road, including the intersection at Washington Street and Pfeffer Road, will be closed to traffic on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the contractor Open Road Paving to perform asphalt road resurfacing.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Western Avenue Closure

Date: 
May 28, 2015 - 7:00am to June 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Western Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Gregory Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 7:00 A.M. and ending Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. for construction of a new housing complex. There will be no detour route for this closure.


We appreciate your patience while this work is underway.

Race Street Closure

Date: 
May 31, 2015 -
10:00am to 7:00pm

On Sunday, May 31, 2015, Race Street between Main Street and Water Street will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the Community Center for the Arts Race Street Bash. Access to the Courier Café will be available during this event.


Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.

Pavement Testing on Various City Streets

Date: 
May 21, 2015 - 7:00am to May 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Applied Pavement Technology, Inc. to perform pavement testing on the following City streets:



  • Main Street– Hartle Drive to Smith Road

  • Washington Street – Lierman Avenue to Dodson Drive

  • Philo Road – south of Marc Trail to south of Windsor Road

This work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, on Thursday, May 21, 2014 and should be completed by Friday, May 22, 2015. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, however periodic lanes closures are expected to occur during day light hours.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Johnson Avenue Closure

Date: 
May 19, 2015 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Johnson Avenue from California Avenue to Illinois Street will be closed to thru traffic on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a sanitary sewer repair.


There will be no detour route for this closure. Access will be maintained to all properties on Johnson Avenue during the sanitary sewer repair.


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.