Notices & Alerts

South Mathews Avenue Closure

Date: 
December 6, 2014 - 7:00am to December 7, 2014 - 4:00pm

Weather permitting, South Mathews Avenue from West Green Street to West Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. until Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. for the set up and operation of a crane. There will be no detour route for this closure.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Additional Pavement Testing on Various City Streets

Date: 
December 4, 2014 - 8:00am to December 10, 2014 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Engineering & Research Int’l, Inc. to perform pavement testing on the following City streets:



  • Broadway Avenue – north of Stebbins Drive to Oakland Avenue

  • Lincoln Avenue – Wilbur Road to north of Saline Court

  • Old Lincoln Avenue – Lincoln Avenue to east of Lincoln Avenue

  • Saline Court – Lincoln Avenue to north end of cul-de-sac

This work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Thursday, December 4 and should be completed by Wednesday, December 10. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, however, periodic lanes closures are expected to occur during day light hours.


We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Orchard Street Closure

Date: 
December 2, 2014 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Orchard Street from Elm Street to Green Street will be closed to traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 2, for the emergency removal of a hazardous tree.


We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Pavement Testing on Various City Streets

Date: 
December 3, 2014 - 7:00am to December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

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



  • Vine Street – south of Washington Street to north of California Avenue

  • Washington Street – Walnut Street to west of Urbana Avenue

This work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Wednesday, December 3 and should be completed by Friday, December 5. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, however, periodic lanes closures are expected to occur during day light hours.


We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.

North Maple Street Closure from East University Avenue to East Main Street

Date: 
November 18, 2014 - 7:00am to November 20, 2014 - 5:00pm

Cross Construction will be repairing a sanitary manhole at the intersection of East University Avenue and North Maple Street. North Maple Street will be closed to through traffic from East University Avenue to East Main Street starting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.


A detour route for North Maple Street is provided via East Main Street to North Vine Street to East University Avenue. Access will be maintained to all properties on North Maple Street during the sanitary sewer construction.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

East University Lane Closure at North Maple Intersection

Date: 
November 18, 2014 - 7:00am to November 21, 2014 - 5:00pm

Cross Construction will be installing a storm inlet east of the intersection of East University Avenue and North Maple Street. The outside (south) lane of eastbound traffic on University Avenue will be closed just east of its intersection with Maple Street starting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. until Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the storm sewer construction work.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

West University Avenue Sidewalk Closure from Lincoln Avenue to Goodwin Avenue

Date: 
December 19, 2014 - 5:00pm

The sidewalk on the north side of West University Avenue will be closed to through pedestrian traffic from Lincoln Avenue to Goodwin Avenue starting on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. to Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting, for construction activities on the Campus Circle Project at 1010 West University Avenue. Pedestrian access will be maintained to all properties along the north side of West University Avenue.


Pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the sidewalk on the south side of West University Avenue at the Lincoln and Goodwin Avenue intersections during the closure.


Your patience is appreciated while this work is underway.

Cedar Street Closure

Date: 
November 4, 2014 - 7:00am to November 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Cedar Street from Green Street to Elm Street will be closed for pavement patching beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 201, weather permitting.


Your patience is appreciated while this work underway.