Notices & Alerts

Green Street Lane Closure

Date: 
September 13, 2017 - 7:00am to November 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

The south half of Green Street from Goodwin Avenue to Lincoln Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic starting 7:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017, until further notice. Eastbound Green Street traffic will use a marked detour route via Springfield Avenue. Westbound Green Street traffic will use the north half of the street. Northbound and southbound traffic will be maintained at all times at the Mathews Avenue, Goodwin Avenue, and Lincoln Avenue intersections with Green Street. If at all possible, through traffic is encouraged to use University Avenue or Florida Avenue instead of using Green Street during construction.

Green Street between Mathews Avenue and Goodwin Avenue remains closed until further notice.

Access to the Illini Union and the Natural History Building on Green Street will be available at all times via Wright Street. Pedestrian access for the CUMTD bus stop system will be available at bus stops provided on Springfield Avenue and Goodwin Avenue in the vicinity of the project. CUMTD buses will not be using Green Street from Wright Street to Lincoln Avenue at this time.

Romine Street & Mathews Avenue Closure, Wright Street Lane Reduction

Date: 
September 14, 2017 - 7:00am to September 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, from 7:00 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 a sewer lining project will be performed by Insituform for the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District.

The following streets will be impacted:

  • Wright Street will be reduced to one lane between West Eads Street and West Beech Street
  • Romine Street will be closed to thru traffic between West Eads Street and West Beech Street
  • Mathews Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between West Eads Street and West Beech Street

Access will be maintained to all properties on Wright Street, Romine Street and Mathews Avenue. No thru traffic will be permitted on Romine Street and Mathews Avenue between Eads Street and Beech Street.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Closures

Date: 
September 12, 2017 - 8:00am to November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

The North Lincoln Avenue Resurfacing Project has been awarded by the City of Urbana to Open Road Paving Company from Urbana, Illinois. The project award amount is $1,031,669.41. This project is being funded by State Motor Fuel 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 Lincoln Avenue. Periodic lane closures can be expected starting Tuesday, September 12, 2017 and ending Friday, November 3, 2017.

Further information regarding the North Lincoln Avenue Resurfacing Project can be found at http://www.urbanaillinois.us/node/6623.

We appreciate the patience and cooperation of the pubic during construction of this project.

Draft FY16-17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Available for Public Review and Comment

Date: 
September 8, 2017 - 4:00pm to September 28, 2017 - 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, 2017. The draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment during the period beginning Monday, September 11, 2017 through Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The draft CAPER will be available during regular business hours at the following locations:

Closed: Request for Bids: Vine Street Resurfacing Project

Date: 
September 15, 2017 - 1:55pm

CLOSED

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Vine Street Resurfacing Project (City Section 17-00588-00-RS) including: hot-mix asphalt mainline; hot-mix asphalt surface removal; pavement patching; curb and gutter removal and replacement; sidewalk curb ramp removal and replacement; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, September 15th, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office. 

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Bid details are listed in the file below. 

 

Closed: Request for Bids: Green Street Sanitary Sewer Extension

Date: 
September 12, 2017 - 2:55pm

CLOSED

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

All bidders are required to provide current financial and experience statements or other prequalification documents to show satisfactory evidence of the bidder’s competency to perform the proposed work at the time the Contract Documents and Specifications are requested or picked up.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, bank draft, bank cashier's check or bid bond acceptable to the Owner in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount bid, payable without condition to the Owner as a guaranty that the Bidder, if awarded the Contract, will promptly execute the Agreement in accordance with the Proposal and the other Contract Document, and will furnish good and sufficient bond for the faithful performance of the work.

Closed: Request for Proposals: 2017 Oil and Chip Street Maintenance Project

Date: 
September 13, 2017 - 8:30am

CLOSED

Sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering and installing materials required in the construction/maintenance of the 2017 Oil and Chip Street Maintenance Project will be received until 8:30 a.m. on September 13, 2017, and at that time, publicly opened and read at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Plans and proposal forms will be available in the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished by the City of Urbana and shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope endorsed with “Material Proposal, Section 17-00590-00-SC.”

U-Cycle Collections Delayed due to Labor Day Holiday

Date: 
September 5, 2017 - 7:00am to September 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

U-Cycle collections will be delayed one day during the week of September 4, 2017, due to the Labor Day holiday.  Monday's U-Cycle route will be collected on Tuesday, Tuesday's route on Wednesday, and so forth for the entire week.  Please remember to set out recycling curbside by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.

 

Questions may be directed to U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302

East Main Street Lane Closure

Date: 
September 5, 2017 - 7:00am to September 8, 2017 - 4:00pm

Weather permitting; East Main Street will be closed to west bound traffic between North Vine Street and North Walnut Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday September 5, 2017 through 4:00 p.m. Friday September 8, 2017 for a water main repair done by Illinois American Water Company.

Access will be restricted to North Walnut Street properties from East Main Street. A detour route will be provided using South Vine Street to East Elm Street.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Labor Day Parade Street Closures

Date: 
September 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am

On Monday, September 4, 2017, Broadway Avenue from Illinois Street to Washington Street, Washington from Broadway to Lierman Avenue and Lierman from Washington to Art Bartell Road will be closed from 10:00 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. for the Champaign County AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade. The streets will only be closed as the parade progresses down these streets.

We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.