Notices & Alerts

I-74 Resurfacing between Mahomet and Champaign

Date: 
August 2, 2016 (All day)

PARIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting; work will begin on Monday, May 2nd on I-74 from a half mile west of IL 47 in Mahomet to a half mile west of I-57.


The project includes 7 miles of patching, milling and resurfacing as well as safety upgrades. Milling and resurfacing will also be done on the I-74 ramps. A Work Zone Smart Traffic Monitoring System will be used on this project. It will encompass the use of multiple changeable message signs and traffic sensors throughout the I-74 corridor from Mansfield to the US 45 (Cunningham Avenue) exit.


There will be lane width restrictions of 12' 6" due to drop offs. Motorists should stay alert, follow all signs and be cautious of flaggers, workers and equipment using median crossovers and trucks entering and leaving the job site.


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


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Contact: Brian Willaimsen
309-671-4854

Philo Road Lane Closure at Florida Avenue

Date: 
April 26, 2016 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the right turn lane and bike lane for southbound traffic on Philo Road will be closed at its intersection with Florida Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 26, 2016 for installation of a fiber optic utility. Philo Road and Florida Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the utility installation.


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

Broadway Avenue Partial Lane Closure

Date: 
April 21, 2016 - 7:00am to May 13, 2016 - 5:00pm

Broadway Avenue between Stebbins Drive and Oakland Avenue will be partially closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 and ending Friday, May 13, 2016, weather permitting.


Single lane traffic on Broadway Avenue and local access to residences will be maintained at all times.


Further information about the Broadway Avenue Reconstruction Project can be found here.


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cunningham Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
April 18, 2016 - 7:00am to April 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for northbound traffic on Cunningham Avenue will be closed between Perkins Road and Kenyon Road from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day starting Monday, April 18, 2016 through Friday, April 29, 2016 for construction of new sidewalks. Cunningham 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 improvement is in progress.

Stoughton Street Closure

Date: 
March 23, 2016 - 8:00am to March 24, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the west half of the 800 block of Stoughton Street between Busey Avenue and Lincoln Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 and Thursday, March 24, 2016 between 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day for tree removal work. No through traffic will be permitted during the closure.


We appreciate your patience and cooperation while this work is underway.

Washington Street Closure

Date: 
March 16, 2016 - 8:00am to March 18, 2016 - 4:00pm

Weather permitting, Washington Street will be closed between Coler Avenue and McCullough Street starting on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 through Friday, March 18, 2016 between 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day for tree removal work. No through traffic will be permitted during the closure.


Thank you for your patience and cooperation while this work is underway.


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Goodwin Avenue Closure

Date: 
March 11, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Goodwin Avenue between University Avenue and Park Street will be closed to through traffic by Ameren for utility work associated with the Campus Circle Project on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M ., weather permitting.


No through traffic will be permitted during the closure. The Park Street and University Avenue intersections will remain open to traffic during the utility work.


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

Notice of Availability for Public Review and Comment and Notice of Public Hearing - Draft Annual Action Plan FY 2016-2017

Date: 
March 8, 2016 - 4:00pm to March 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

Copies of the Draft FY 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan will be available for review to the general public between Tuesday, March 22, 2016 and Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the following locations: 400 South Vine Street, Urbana - City Clerk’s Office, & Grants Management Division Office, 201 South Race Street, Urbana— Urbana Free Library, and on the City of Urbana’s website.


The City of Urbana and the Urbana HOME Consortium (comprised of the City Urbana, the City of Champaign, and Champaign County) are seeking citizen input regarding a draft version of the Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. The plan establishes budgets for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs.


A Public Hearing will be held on March 22, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Urbana City Council Chambers, located at 400 S. Vine Street, Urbana, to receive comments and suggestions on the Draft FY 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan.

FY 2016-2017 City of Urbana & Cunningham Township Consolidated Social Service Funding Applications Available

Date: 
March 8, 2016 - 12:00am to April 8, 2016 - 4:00pm

Non-profit organizations seeking funds to operate social service programs benefiting Urbana residents may apply to the Consolidated Social Service Funding (CSSF) Pool.  Funds may be used for both services to clients and program operating costs.   

The application is a fillable form and can be submitted electronically. Download and complete the application (see attached) and then submit it to Matt Rejc, Community Development Coordinator (mwrejc@urbanaillinois.us - 400 S. Vine Street, Urbana, Attn: Matt Rejc). Applicants should feel free to submit additional narrative on separate pages if they feel that the application form does not provide sufficient space.

Applications will also be available at the following locations:

  • City of Urbana, Community Development Services, 400 S. Vine St., Urbana;
  • Cunningham Township Supervisor’s Office, 205 W. Green St., Urbana.

All applicants are required to attend one of the Technical Assistance Training sessions at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water St., on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 11:00am-Noon, or  Friday, March 11, 2016 from 11:00am-Noon.