Notices & Alerts

West Church Street Lane Closure

Date: 
September 18, 2015 -
4:00am to 8:00am

Weather permitting, the eastbound lane of Church Street between Coler Avenue and Orchard Street will be closed from 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Friday, September 18, 2015, to move equipment for Carle Hospital. Church Street will remain open to traffic at all times during this period.


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

George Huff Drive and Grange Drive Intersection Closure

Date: 
September 14, 2015 - 7:00am to September 16, 2015 - 10:00am

Weather permitting, the intersection of George Huff Drive and Grange Drive will be closed to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 14, 2015, to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, for a water main installation. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on George Huff Drive and Grange Drive during the water main installation.


Traffic delays are anticipated due to the lane reduction so motorists are urged to consider using an alternative route. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.


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

DRAFT FY1415 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Available for Public Review and Comment

Date: 
September 9, 2015 - 3:00pm to September 24, 2015 - 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, 2015. The draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment during the period beginning Wednesday, September 9, 2015 through Thursday, September 24, 2015. The draft CAPER will be available during regular business hours at the following locations:

University Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
September 8, 2015 - 7:00am to September 11, 2015 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, the outside west bound lane of traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Goodwin Avenue starting on Tuesday September 8, 2015 at 7:00 A.M. to Friday September 11, 2015 at 3:30 P.M. for the Campus Circle Project. University 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 work is in progress.

U-Cycle Holiday Schedule

Date: 
September 7, 2015 (All day) to September 12, 2015 (All day)

Due to the Labor Day holiday, U-Cycle route collections will be delayed one day during the week of September 7.  The Monday U-Cycle route will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday's route on Wednesday, etc.  Please continue to place recycling out by 7 am to ensure collection.


Questions may be directed to U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302.

Public Hearing Regarding the Sale of 5 Hill Court

Date: 
September 8, 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., Tuesday, September 8, 2015, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment for The Sale of Certain Real Estate (5 Hill Court)

Labor Day Parade Street Closures

Date: 
September 7, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:00am

On Monday, September 7, 2015 the Champaign County AFL/CIO will be conducting their annual Labor Day parade from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Streets along the parade route will be closed immediately preceding the approach of the parade.


The parade route is as follows:



  • Begin at Illinois Street and Broadway Avenue;

  • South on Broadway Avenue to Washington Street;

  • East on Washington Street;

  • End at the Brookens Administrative Center, 1776 East Washington Street.

Each street along the parade route will be reopened after the parade passes through each intersection.


We appreciate your patience while the parade is underway.

University Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
August 31, 2015 - 7:00am to September 4, 2015 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, the outside west bound lane of traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Goodwin Avenues from Monday, August 31, 2015 at 7:00 AM until Friday, September 4, 2015 at 3:30 PM for the Campus Circle Construction Project. University 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. We thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Street Closures

Date: 
August 28, 2015 - 6:00am to August 30, 2015 - 12:00pm

The following street closures will occur for the Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival beginning Friday, August 28, 2015 and continuing through Sunday, August 30, 2015.


On Friday, August 28, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. the following streets will be closed:



  • Main Street from Vine Street to Cedar Street

  • Walnut Street from Water Street to Main Street

  • Broadway Avenue from Elm Street to Water Street

  • Race Street from Elm Street to Water Street

  • Elm Street from Vine Street to Race Street

On Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. the following street will be included in the closure:



  • Elm Street from Race Street to Cedar Avenue (Access to Busey Bank drive-thru will be available)

The Urbana Parking Deck (upper level) will be accessible from south Race Street to Elm Street at all times.


All streets will be re-opened on Sunday, August 30, 2015 by noon. We apologize for any inconvenience these street closures may cause.

Illinois Street Closure

Date: 
August 24, 2015 - 7:00am to August 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Illinois Street between Goodwin Avenue and Gregory Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily from Monday, August 24, 2015 through Wednesday, August 26, 2015 for Custom Service Crane, Inc. to relocate a boom crane for work at Krannert Center. There will be no detour.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Illinois Street during the crane relocation.


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