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Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

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

Florida Avenue Lane Closure

May 21, 2019 - 9:00am to May 28, 2019 - 4:00pm

Weather permitting, the eastbound lane of Florida Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Race Street will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 or until the project is completed.

During construction, eastbound traffic will be directed to travel south on Lincoln Avenue to Windsor Road, then Windsor Road to Race Street, and then Race Street to Florida Avenue.

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

Main Street Closure for Police Memorial

May 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

On Friday, May 17, 2019, Main Street between Broadway Avenue and Vine Street will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office Police Memorial Commemoration, which will take place at the Champaign County Courthouse, located at 101 East Main Street, Urbana, Illinois.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Oregon Street Closure

May 15, 2019 - 7:00am to May 17, 2019 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting; West Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic between South Mathews Avenue and South Goodwin Avenue from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 through Friday May 17, 2019 for a project done by Duce Construction for the University of Illinois.

No thru traffic will be permitted on West Oregon Street between South Mathews Avenue and South Goodwin Avenue during the project. Access will be maintained to all properties along West Oregon 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

20 Percent Off Premium Shredded or Chipped Mulch at LRC

May 1, 2019 - 8:00am to May 31, 2019 - 4:00pm

Spring Hours: Monday - Saturday 8:00am – 4:00pm

Regular price $25/cubic yard; SALE $20/cubic yard

  • Made on-site from local land debris
  • More economical and ecofriendly than bagged material
  • Helps retain moisture and provides a cool environment for plants
  • Increases soil health by improving soil structure and allowing for better irrigation and air movement
  • Easy to plant through, work into soil and will stay in place even on inclines

Please bring your own vehicle/containers/bags for pick-up at our site.

Delivery also available.

Note: First-time customers are encouraged to visit our site to learn about our products prior to purchase.