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: South Mathews Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between West Green Street and West Oregon Street from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020 for transformer removals done by the University of Illinois Facilities and Services Department. No thru traffic will be permitted on South Mathews Avenue between West Green Street and West Oregon Street during the project.
Post date: Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 07:46
STREET CLOSURE: Weather permitting: North Mathews Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Stoughton Street and West Clark Street from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 for work at the Hydro-Systems Laboratory done by A&R Services. No thru traffic will be permitted on North Mathews Avenue Street between Stoughton Street and West Clark Street during the project. Pedestrian traffic will be re-routed during all crane activity from the west side sidewalk to the east side.
Post date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 07:55
Weather permitting; West Park Street will be closed to thru traffic between North Wright Street and North Romine Street from 6:00 a.m. Monday, January 6, 2020 to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2020 for a crane project done by ThyssenKrupp Elevator and Custom Crane for OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center. No thru traffic will be permitted on West Park Street between North Wright Street and North Romine Street during the project. Pedestrian traffic will be re-routed during all crane activity from the north side sidewalk to the south side.
Post date: Monday, December 30, 2019 - 09:51
Westbound University Ave. Reduced to one lane between Lincoln Ave and Goodwin
Post date: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 14:29
Weather permitting; South Vine Street will be closed to thru traffic between Colorado Avenue and East Mumford Drive starting at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 until 8:00 a.m. Monday December 9 for an emergency sewer repair done by Fred’s Plumbing. Access will be maintained to all properties along South Vine Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on South Vine Street between Colorado Avenue and East Mumford Drive during the project.
Post date: Monday, December 2, 2019 - 15:43