Notices & Alerts

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.

Goodwin Avenue Lane Reduction

Date: 
August 24, 2015 - 7:00am to August 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Weather permitting, traffic on Goodwin Avenue from Oregon Street to Illinois Street will be reduced to one lane from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily from Monday, August 24 through Wednesday, August 26, 2015 for Custom Service Crane, Inc. to remove a boom crane from the Krannert Center.


Traffic delays are anticipated due to the lane reduction and motorists are urged to consider using an alternative route. Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress

Public Hearing Regarding Liquor License for Dotty's & the Sale of Certain Real Estate

Date: 
August 24, 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, August 24, 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 Ordinances:

Glover Avenue and Oregon Street Intersection Closure

Date: 
August 18, 2015 -
7:00am to 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the northwest corner of the intersection of Glover Avenue and Oregon Street will be closed on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM while Ameren abandons a gas service line for a building demolition. The southbound and westbound legs of the intersection will be closed during the gas service work while Glover Avenue and Oregon Street will remain open to thru traffic.


Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.


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

George Huff Drive Closure

Date: 
August 17, 2015 - 7:00am to August 18, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, George Huff from South Race Street to Boudreau Drive will be closed to thru traffic on Monday, August 17, 2015 and Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. each day 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 during the water main installation.


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 Re-opening

Date: 
September 28, 2015 - 2:00pm

The south leg of Race Street between Windsor Road and Curtis Road will be open to through traffic starting 2 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2015.


Further information about the Windsor Road Pavement Reconstruction Project can be found here.

Gregory Place Closure

Date: 
August 12, 2015 - 5:00pm to August 17, 2015 - 5:00pm

Effective immediately, Gregory Place from Nevada Street to Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic until Monday, August 17, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for an emergency water main repair. The repair is located in the north leg of the Gregory Place and Nevada Street intersection. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Access will be maintained to all properties on Gregory Place during the water main repair.


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

Illinois Street Closure

Date: 
August 12, 2015 -
6:30am to 2:00pm

Weather permitting, Illinois Street between Vine Street and Urbana Avenue will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for a tree removal.


Traffic will be able to access the entrance to City Parking Lot 23 from Urbana Avenue.


Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.


We appreciate your patience while this removal takes place.

Lincoln Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
August 19, 2015 - 5:00pm

The right lane for southbound traffic on Lincoln Avenue that has been closed between Fairview Avenue and University Avenue will remain closed through Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM for installation of fiber optic utilities.


Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.


We appreciate your patience while this improvement is in progress.