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; West Illinois Street will be closed to thru traffic between South Lincoln Avenue and South Gregory Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Saturday March 17, 2018 through 7:00 a.m. Monday March 26, 2018 for a duct bank installation done by the University of Illinois. Access will be maintained to all properties along West Illinois Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on West Illinois Street between South Lincoln Avenue and South Gregory Street during the repair.
Post date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 08:39
Spring leaf collection will occur ONE week this April: APRIL 16 - 20, 2018 Reidents must follow these requirements:
Post date: Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 14:14
The following streets will be closed from 6:00 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018 for the University of Illinois Engineering Council’s Engineering Open House: Springfield Avenue from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue Matthews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street A detour route will be established utilizing Wright Street to University Avenue to Goodwin Avenue to Springfield Avenue. Your patience is appreciated while this event is underway.
Post date: Monday, March 5, 2018 - 10:16
The north half of Green Street from Goodwin Avenue to Lincoln Avenue will be closed to westbound traffic starting 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2018, until further notice. Westbound Green Street traffic will use a marked detour route via Springfield Avenue. Eastbound Green Street traffic will use the south half of the street. Northbound and southbound traffic will be maintained at all times at the Goodwin Avenue, and Lincoln Avenue, intersections with Green Street.
Post date: Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 14:35
As part of annual tree pruning, and weather permitting, The City Arbor Division will be closing Race Street between Florida Avenue and Delaware Avenue completely to all traffic on Wednesday, March 7 10:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Access to all driveways and properties will be maintained throughout the pruning. A detour route utilizing South Broadway Avenue will be marked to route traffic around the work zone. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all work areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this pruning is in progress.
Post date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 15:19