Public Works

Our mission:  The Urbana Public Works Department promotes growth in the City of Urbana by maintaining, constructing and improving the City's infrastructure.  We preserve the quality of life for the citizens, visitors, businesses and government agencies (both within the City and in the surrounding areas).  Our department strives to provide prompt and courteous service in a professional, efficient and cost-effective manner to safeguard the safety, health and welfare of those we serve.

Our motto:  Urbana Public Works Department--Working for You

706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2342

Department Posts

At 8:00 am, Monday, February 12, 2018, the Urbana Public Works Director will declare the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in effect for the Downtown, University and South Philo Road snow removal districts. Due to the winter storm, snow combined with ice and/or two inches or more of snow has accumulated sidewalks. In order to make sidewalks safe for pedestrians, City ordinance requires that public sidewalks, within the defined districts, be cleared by adjacent property owners within 24 hours after the Public Works Director’s declaration.
Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 08:51
Sealed Proposals will be received by the City of Urbana in the lobby of the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 until 2:00 p.m. (NOON) prevailing time on Friday, March 9, 2018 to provide a one day semi-truck sale of compost bins and rain barrels. The Proposals shall be publicly opened and read aloud at 12:05 p.m. on said date.  
Post date: Monday, February 19, 2018 - 08:01
The City of Urbana is requesting proposals for the 2018-2020 Sewer Clean-Up Contract. This contract will involve work associated with Category 3 water damage mitigation and repair deemed necessary because of sewer cleaning activities. This contract will be awarded for a two-year period and the prices submitted must be honored for the duration of the contract. All proposals submitted by the end of day (5:00pm local time) on Thursday, February 15, 2018 will be considered for this contract. The notice of award for this contract will be issued the following week.
Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 14:38
The City of Urbana is seeking proposals from qualified firms for the design, manufacture, and complete installation of direct capture vehicle exhaust systems at:
Post date: Friday, February 9, 2018 - 09:25
We’re overloaded with wood! So, we’re doing some pre-spring cleaning for 2018. For a limited time, we are offering FREE quartered bulk wood to the public.
Post date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 16:29