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

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

Department Posts

Weather permitting; Traffic on North Lincoln Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction between West Park Street and West Hill Street from 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 through 5:00 p.m. Friday September 21, 2018 for water main and storm sewer connections done by Stark Excavating and Illinois American Water Company. 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.
Post date: Friday, September 7, 2018 - 14:42
On Friday, September 7, 2018, Goodwin Avenue from Illinois Street to Oregon Street will be closed from 7:00 a.m. through 11:00 p.m. for the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts 50th Anniversary Opening Night. We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.
Post date: Friday, September 7, 2018 - 09:03
Lincoln Avenue will be closed between St. Mary’s Road and University of Illinois Parking Lot F-23 on Sunday, September 9, 2018, from approximately 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the Japan House Matsuri 2018 celebration. During this time, traffic will be diverted to Goodwin Avenue around the Veterinary Medicine facility to bypass the street closure. This event is a University of Illinois end-of-summer celebration at the Japan House, 2000 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL.
Post date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 15:15
Join the Urbana Park District, City of Urbana, Midwest Pesticide Action Center, and others for a weekend packed with natural lawn care and sustainable landscaping demonstrations in Champaign County. September 8th -10th MGG Weekend Events include:
Post date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 09:38
Weather permitting; Open Road Paving Company will be performing nighttime paving operations on North Cunningham Avenue between East University Avenue and Napleton Way from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM each night from Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to Thursday September 13, 2018. Access will be maintained to all properties on North Cunningham Avenue during the paving operations. Traffic control will be in place to guide motorists through the areas where travel is reduced to one lane.
Post date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 14:36