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

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.
Post date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 13:07
The U-Cycle program would like your input as we consider a voluntary, subscription-based food scrap collection program.  Please fill out the survey here.
Post date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 08:57
Illinois Street will be closed between Lincoln Avenue and Busey Avenue in Urbana beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019. Weather permitting, Cross Construction, Inc. will make a repair to the City sanitary sewer main under the pavement on Illinois Street. Illinois Street will reopen by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019.
Post date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:08
South Cottage Grove Avenue will be closed intermittently to thru traffic between East Washington Street and Eastern Drive starting at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday February 26, 2018 through 5:00 p.m. Wednesday February 27, 2018 for a sanitary sewer repair done by D&S Sewer Service. Access will be maintained to all properties along South Cottage Grove Avenue but no thru traffic will be permitted on South Cottage Grove Avenue between East Washington Street and Eastern Drive during the repair.
Post date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 09:58
Closed The City of Urbana is seeking bids from qualified vendors to provide a one day bulk sale of compost bins and rain barrels. Bids will be accepted at the Public Works Department, 706 Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Bids will be accepted up to and no later than 2:00 CST p.m., Friday, March 29th, 2019 and at said time shall be opened and read publicly. 
Post date: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 07:52