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

The following street closures will occur for the Annual Sweetcorn Festival beginning Friday, August 24, 2018 and continuing through Sunday, August 26, 2018. On Friday, August 24th at 6:00 a.m. the following streets will be closed: Main Street from Vine Street to Cedar Street Walnut Street from Water Street to Main Street Broadway Avenue from Elm Street to Water Street Race Street from Elm Street to Water Street The Urbana Parking Deck (upper level) will be accessible from South Race to Elm Street at all times.
Post date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:44
Weather permitting; North Race Street will be closed to thru traffic at the Boneyard Creek between West Griggs Street and West University Avenue from 6:00 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018 through 4:00 p.m. Thursday September 13, 2018 for the replacement of bridge approach pavement. No thru traffic will be permitted on North Race Street between West Griggs Street and West University Avenue during the project. Access will be maintained to all properties along North Race Street.
Post date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 08:58
Closed Fire Station #1 (400 South Vine Street) Fire Station #2 (2103 Philo Road) Fire Station #3 (1407 North Lincoln Avenue) in Urbana, Illinois. Proposals will be accepted at the Public Works Department, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Proposals will be accepted up to and no later than 2:30 CST p.m., Tuesday, September 18th , 2018 and at said time shall be opened and read publicly.
Post date: Friday, August 17, 2018 - 09:59
The intersection of East Illinois Street and South Anderson Street will remain closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018 through 8:00 a.m. Tuesday September 4, 2018 for a water main replacement project done by Duce Construction for Illinois American Water Company. Access will be maintained to all properties along East Illinois Street and South Anderson Street but no thru traffic will be permitted through the intersection during the project.
Post date: Friday, August 17, 2018 - 08:56
The City of Urbana has contracted with Denler, Inc. to conduct a pilot project using Biorestor Asphalt Rejuvenator to perform street maintenance on North Lincoln Avenue in the City of Urbana as shown on the attached map. This work is scheduled to start 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, and end 11:59 pm on Friday, August 17, 2018, weather permitting. Traffic will be maintained at all times; however, periodic lane closures and driveway closures for 45 to 60 minutes can be expected the day of the work.
Post date: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 16:29