Notices & Alerts

McCullough Street Closure

Date: 
May 4, 2015 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

McCullough Street from Oregon Street to California Avenue will be closed today, Monday May 4, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for a tree removal. No through traffic will be permitted, however residents will have access to their properties at all times.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

MCORE Public Open House

Date: 
September 17, 2015 -
11:00am to 6:00pm

The Champaign Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project (www.mcoreproject.com) within the University District.  The total cost for the project is estimated at $34.8 million, which includes the $15.7 million grant plus local matching funds estimated at $19.1 million.  An informational meeting is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center (601 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL) for the purpose of discussing the MCORE project, which consists of the five individual projects listed below:

Project No. 1  Green Street from Wright Street to Busey Avenue

Project No. 2  Green Street from Neil Street to Fourth Street

Lane Closures on Illinois Route 130

Date: 
August 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that, weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 4, 2015 to resurface Illinois Route 130 from Philo, Illinois to Washington Street in Urbana, Illinois. 


This project will include patching and resurfacing of Illinois Route 130.  During this project, traffic on Illinois Route 130 will be reduced to one lane.  While work is ongoing, motorists are reminded to observe all traffic control signs.


The anticipated completion date is August 2015.  Cross Construction is the contractor for this $2.9 million project.


Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.


For more information, please contact Brian Williamsen at 309.671.4854 or Guy Tridgell at 312.793.4199 or follow Illinois District 5 on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.


 

Notice of Availability for Transitional Housing

Date: 
April 27, 2015 - 12:00am to May 11, 2015 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has one (1) opening in its Transitional Housing Program for Homeless Families with Children. Applicants must meet Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) guidelines for homelessness, have dependent child(ren) under the age of 18 years old, provide a documented source of income and be willing to follow program guidelines and requirements. Applications will be accepted until May 11, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Oregon Street Closure

Date: 
May 2, 2015 - 6:00am to May 3, 2015 - 1:00am

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 Oregon Street from Goodwin Avenue to Gregory Street/Gregory Place will be closed from 6:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, 2015 for the Canopy Club Block Party.


We appreciate your patience while this special event is underway.

Public Hearing Regarding Liquor License Ordinances

Date: 
April 27, 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, April 27, 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:

North Lincoln Avenue Closure

Date: 
September 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

North Lincoln Avenue between Oaks Road and Ford Harris Road will be closed effective Monday, April 27, 2015 as road and bridge construction and earth-moving activities on Olympian Drive and North Lincoln Avenue have resumed. This closure is anticipated to last until this fall.


This work is part of the $13,000,000 Olympian Drive improvements between Lincoln Avenue in Urbana (over the Canadian National Railroad tracks) to Apollo Drive in Champaign. This project is funded exclusive with state and federal monies.


More information about Lincoln Avenue and the Olympian Drive project can be found here.


We appreciate the public’s cooperation during this project.

University Avenue and Lincoln Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
April 20, 2015 - 7:00am to April 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside east bound lane of traffic on University Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Busey Avenue beginning Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for short durations to clean and televise the storm sewers. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the storm sewer cleaning and televising work.


The left turn lane for north bound traffic on Lincoln Avenue at its intersection with University Avenue will also be closed beginning Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for short durations to clean and televise the storm sewers. Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the storm sewer cleaning and televising work.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.