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

When the snow begins to fall, the City of Urbana Public Works Department snow crews are prepared to spring into action with a strategically organized snow removal plan designed to get the streets cleared and you on your way as quickly as possible. 
Post date: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 17:11
Your input is vital to prioritize improvements! Thursday, November 15, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 PMUrbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water Street Formal presentation at 6:15 PM Urbana Bicycle Wayfinding Plan input topics: Bike Route Names Sign Designs Sign Information Where you want to see signs installed first Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan Round #2 input topics:
Post date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:46
Weather permitting; West Washington Street will be closed to thru traffic between South Birch Street and South Cedar Street from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday November 8, 2018 for a tree removal project done by Trimmed Up Trees Inc. No thru traffic will be permitted on West Washington Street between South Birch Street and South Cedar Street during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully around this area. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this time.
Post date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 16:40
Closed The City is seeking Letters of Interest to provide the City of Urbana with professional services for stormwater planning. Professional services will include but not be limited to surveying, engineering, and planning for the production of a document to guide the City’s future efforts towards stormwater management, stormwater infrastructure, and water quality improvement practices. The Letter of Interest shall include the information listed in this document:
Post date: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 09:32
On Saturday, October 20, 2018, Griggs Street between Race Street and Wood Street will be closed from 3:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. for the Urbana Third Saturdays Event. Parking on this section of Griggs Street will not be available during the event. We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.
Post date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 09:57