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; Griggs Street will be closed to traffic from Race Street to Wood Street starting at 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 14, 2018 through 6:00 p.m. Saturday April 14, 2018 for the Boneyard Arts Festival. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all festival areas. Please use caution when traveling in this area. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.
Post date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 15:16
Weather permitting; as part of the 2017 Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project, Michels Corporation will be cleaning and televising sewers and will close the outside travel lanes on Cunningham Avenue between Crystal Lake Drive and Airport Road on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. Intermittent lane closures will continue through Friday, May 4, 2018.
Post date: Friday, April 6, 2018 - 16:51
Weather permitting; West Oregon Street will be closed to thru traffic between South Goodwin Avenue and South Gregory Street starting at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday April 11, 2018 through 5:00 p.m. Thursday April 12, 2018 for construction of a tower crane by Custom Service Crane for the University of Illinois. Access will be maintained to all properties along West Oregon Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on West Oregon Street between South Goodwin Avenue and South Gregory Street during the construction.
Post date: Friday, April 6, 2018 - 16:08
Take advantage of one-day only bulk pricing for rain barrels and compost bins.  Urbana and Champaign residents are eligible for a $25 rebate for rain barrels with proof of residency such as a utility bill.  Sale is open to all.  Pre-order now at: 10AM - 1PMSaturday May 5Parking Lot North of City Building208 S. Vine St. RAIN BARRELS$49 Regular $24 W/ Rebate
Post date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 13:42
Over $10,000 provided to plant 85 trees for spring 2018
Post date: Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 15:53