Department Posts

Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

Date: 
January 7, 2019 - 6:00am to January 11, 2019 - 6:00pm

The City of Urbana will provide Christmas tree collection to all residents for one week this holiday season:

January 7 - 11, 2019 

Residents must follow these requirements:

  1. Place tree along curb (on the parkway) by 6:00 a.m. on  your regular U-Cycle collection day
  2. Remove all decorations, lights, tree bags and stands from tree before collection
  3. Trees that are flocked or have tinsel are not accepted!  No artificial trees accepted. 

Trees may be taken to the Landscape Recycling Center at 1210 E. University Ave., Urbana, for FREE recycling

Questions?  Call (217) 384-2416

North Lincoln Avenue Lane Reduction

Date: 
March 19, 2019 - 7:00am to March 29, 2019 - 4:00pm

Weather permitting; Southbound Traffic on North Lincoln Avenue will be reduced to one lane between West Park Street and West Hill Street from 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 through 4:00 p.m. Friday March 29, 2019 for curb and driveway improvements for the Retreat Development.

Access will be maintained to all properties along North Lincoln Avenue during the project. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to one lane.

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

Spring 2019 Leaf Collection

Date: 
April 22, 2019 - 6:00am to April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm

Spring 2019 leaf collection will occur one week in April 2019:

April 22 - 26

Leaf collection will occur on your U-Cycle collection day. Please place all bagged leaves at the street curb before 6:00 a.m.

  • Place leaves into 30-gallon paper lawn & garden bags
  • Bags must be placed at the street curb or roadway edge
  • Only leaves and non-woody plant material will be collected

*No plastic bags, brush, tree limbs or woody material* 

Please make sure paper bags are not torn and can be lifted without breaking - leaves that fall out of broken bags will not be collected

Questions may be directed to (217) 384-2416

St Patrick's Day Parade Street Closures

Date: 
March 17, 2019 -
12:30pm to 3:30pm

The Urbana Business Association is sponsoring the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Urbana on Sunday, March 17th, 2019.

The following street will be closed from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.:

  • One block of Main Street between Race Street continuing west to the Springfield Avenue Split.

The following streets will be closed from 2:40 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.:

  • Race Street between Elm Street and Main Street,
  • Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue and
  • Broadway Avenue southbound between Main Street and Elm Street

We appreciate your patience while this event is underway

Anderson Street Lane Closure

Date: 
March 7, 2019 - 7:00am to March 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Anderson Street will be reduced to one lane between Fairlawn Drive and Hawthorne Drive for an emergency sanitary sewer repair starting Thursday March 7, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. through Monday March 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Access will be maintained to all properties along Anderson 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.