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
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Department Posts

The City of Urbana is seeking proposals for automotive repair body shops to repair damages to the following vehicle or equipment: Year/Make/Model: 2009 Ford Escape Known/Observed Damages: Front end body repair and damaged radiator. Proposals will be accepted from repairers until August 12, at 10:00 a.m. CDT. Proposals must be submitted electronically (pdf format) to the Urbana Public Works Department, Fleet Supervisor via e-mail to with the following format:
Post date: Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:17
The City of Urbana and other local partners are hosting a bulk rain barrel and compost bin sale.  Order at  Subsidies for barrels are available with the following conditions:
Post date: Friday, May 21, 2021 - 09:34
Summary: The City and the Champaign-Urbana Solid Waste Disposal System (CUSWDS) is seeking services for rough cut or bush hog mowing and silt fence removal at the closed CUSWDS Landfill located 901 N. Smith Rd. Urbana, IL  61802. The Bid Document is attached below.
Post date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 09:37
Sealed BIDS for the construction of Pavement Marking 2022 (Section 22-00657-00-ST) including: paint pavement marking lines and modified urethane pavement marking symbols at various locations, that will be received by the City of Urbana at the Public Works Department, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 2:00 PM prevailing time on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 and publicly opened and read aloud at said office.  
Post date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 08:27
Sealed BIDS for the construction of Bituminous Surface Treatment 2022 (Section 22-00656-00-SC) including: bituminous surface trea
Post date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:02