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

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Post date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:42
Goodwin Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Main Street will be closed to through traffic starting 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018, weather permitting. Access across Goodwin Avenue at Stoughton Street will be maintained at all times. Periodic lane closures can also be expected on the south, east, and west legs of the Springfield Avenue and Goodwin Avenue intersection until all work within the vicinity of the intersection is complete.
Post date: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 17:03
The Illinois Municipal Policy Journal has selected the City of Urbana to be featured in its upcoming fall 2018 publication. Specifically, the feature will concentrate on the Urbana Bicycle Master Plan, a comprehensive strategy that improves bicycle transportation in and around the City. "Our collected data states that 6.7 percent of Urbana residents bike to work," Lauren Crabtree of the IMPJ said.
Post date: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:14
The City of Urbana has contracted with Feutz Construction Inc. from Paris, Illinois to repair the pavement on all legs of the Springfield Avenue and Goodwin Avenue intersection. The project award amount of $91,750.00 is funded with Capital Replacement and Improvement funds. This work is scheduled to start Monday, July 30, 2018, and end Friday, August 17, 2018, weather permitting.
Post date: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:02
The City of Urbana has contracted with Varsity Striping & Construction Co. from Champaign, Illinois to perform pavement marking on bicycle and vehicle lanes throughout the City of Urbana. The locations of streets to be worked on are shown on the attached map. This work is scheduled to occur starting Thursday, July 26, 2018, and ending Friday, August 17, 2018, weather permitting. This work will occur under a moving operation with occasional lane closures. The project award amount of $31,160.90 is funded with Capital Replacement and Improvement funds.
Post date: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 09:40