Notices & Alerts

Smith Road Closure

Date: 
September 16, 2016 - 7:00am to September 23, 2016 - 5:00pm

The 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Open Road Paving Company from Urbana, Illinois. The project award amount is $596,000. This project is being funded by a combination of the City Capital Replacement and Improvement Funds and Local Gas Tax Funds.

The project consists of pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; sidewalk ramp removal and replacement; pavement resurfacing; pavement marking; and other miscellaneous work on portions of Mumford Drive, Vine Street, Race Street, Smith Road and Main Street. Periodic lane closures can be expected on all the streets starting Friday, September 16, 2016 and ending Friday, October 28, 2016. The project is scheduled to be complete by October 28, 2016.

Smith Road between Main Street and University Avenue will be closed to through traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 and ending 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2016, weather permitting, for pavement patching.

Further information about the 2016 HMA Resurfacing Project can be found at here.

Urbana High School Homecoming Parade Route

Date: 
September 16, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Urbana High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, September 16, 2016. Race Street from Michigan Avenue to Iowa Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at 1:00 p.m. through the start of the parade at 3:00 p.m. The parade will end at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Traffic along the parade route will only be obstructed for the short time it takes for the parade to clear the area.

The route for the parade is as follows: 

  • North on Race Street from Iowa Street to Washington Street 
  • East on Washington Street to Race Street
  • North on Race Street to Main Street
  • East on Main Street to Vine Street
  • South on Vine Street to Washington Street
  • West on Washington Street to Broadway Avenue (into the High School parking lot)

East Elm Street Closure at Intersection with Maple Street

Date: 
September 12, 2016 - 7:00am to September 16, 2016 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, East Elm Street will be closed at its intersection with Maple Street starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2016 until 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Access will be maintained to properties on East Elm Street and Maple Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on at the intersection of East Elm Street and Maple Street.

No detour route will be provided for this intersection closure.

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

Draft FY1516 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Available for Public Review and Comment

Date: 
September 9, 2016 - 5:00pm to September 24, 2016 - 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, 2016. The draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment during the period beginning Friday, September 9, 2016 through Saturday, September 24, 2016. The draft CAPER will be available during regular business hours at the following locations:

Flag Lowering Ceremony Street Closures

Date: 
September 11, 2016 -
7:00am to 8:00am

To commemorate the 15 year anniversary of 9/11, the Urbana Fire Department, in conjuction with the Urbana Police Department, will hold a flag lowering service to honor the victims, citizens, and public safety personnel who sacrificed their lives and safety on that day.

This event will take place at the Urbana City Building, located at 400 South Vine Street in Urbana, and will commence at 7:30 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.

In order to facilitate this ceremony, Vine Street will be closed between Illinois Street and Green Street from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

East Green Street Closure at Intersection with Maple Street

Date: 
September 6, 2016 - 7:00am to September 9, 2016 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, East Green Street will be closed at its intersection with Maple Street starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 until 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016 for replacement of a water main. Access will be maintained to properties on East Green Street and Maple Street but no through traffic will be permitted on East Green Street at its intersection with Maple Street

A detour route for East Green Street is provided via Urbana Avenue to High Street to Grove Street.

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

Goodwin Avenue Closure

Date: 
September 6, 2016 - 7:00am to September 9, 2016 - 3:30pm

Weather permitting, Goodwin Avenue will be closed between Main Street and Stoughton Street to thru traffic starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 until 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016 for emergency telecommunications repair. Access will be maintained to properties on Goodwin Avenue but no thru traffic will be permitted on Goodwin Avenue between Main Street and Stoughton Street.

A detour route for Goodwin Avenue is provided via Stoughton Street to Harvey Street to Main Street.

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

Goodwin Press Release

Date: 
September 2, 2016 -
8:40am to 1:00pm

An emergency street closure on Goodwin Avenue from Main Street to Stoughton Street is in effect through 1 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016 while AT&T is doing work on the street. 

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

Fall 2016 Leaf Collection

Date: 
October 17, 2016 - 6:00am to October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana will provide leaf and non-woody plant collection to all residents for 4 weeks this Fall season: 

  • October 17 - 21
  • October 31 - November 4
  • November 14 - 18
  • November 28 - December 2 

Requirements for leaf collection:

  1. Place leaves into 30-gallon paper lawn & garden bags.  NO plastic bags accepted.
  2. Paper bags must be placed at the curb or along the roadway edge before 6:00 a.m. on your U-Cycle collection day.
  3. Only leaves & non-woody plant material will be collected.  NO brush, tree limbs or garbage.

 

South Country Squire Drive Street Closure

Date: 
September 1, 2016 - 7:00am to September 5, 2016 - 7:00am

Weather permitting, South Country Squire Drive will be closed at its intersection with Squire Court starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 until 7:00 a.m. Monday, September 5, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Access will be maintained to properties on South Country Squire Drive and Squire Court but no through traffic will be permitted on South Country Squire Drive at its intersection with Squire Court.

A detour route for South Country Squire Drive is provided via Hunter Street to East Rainbow View to Kinch Street. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

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