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

STREET CLOSURE FOR BRUCE NESBITT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER DEDICATION South Mathews Avenue from Oregon Street to West Nevada Street, and West Nevada Street from Mathews Avenue to Goodwin Avenue will be closed to traffic from approximately 9:00 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019. Urbana Public Works will be installing temporary signage to accommodate a one-way reversal on Oregon Street that allows Southbound Mathews Avenue traffic to exit East onto Goodwin Avenue.
Post date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 07:51
South Goodwin Avenue between West Oregon Street and West Nevada Street will be closed starting Friday, September 27th at 7:30 a.m. and reopening before 11:00 a.m. Sunday, September 29th for The Pygmalion Festival. The event is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. to Midnight September 28, 2019. Parking on this section of Goodwin Avenue will not be permitted during the event. We appreciate your patience while this event is underway.  
Post date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 14:17
Weather permitting: North Race Street will be closed to thru traffic between West Main Street and West Griggs Street from 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 for a water main replacement project done by Cross Construction for Illinois American Water Company.   Access will be maintained to all properties along North Race Street but no thru traffic will be permitted on North Race Street between West Main Street and West Griggs Street during the project.  
Post date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 15:27
CLOSED Requesting Department: Urbana Public Works DepartmentContact Person: Barb StiehlAddress: 706 South Glover AvenueTelephone No.: (217) 384-2342E-Mail Address: blstiehl@urbanaillinois.us The City of Urbana is seeking bids from qualified vendors for supply and delivery of the City's annual requirement for concrete on as "as-required" basis.
Post date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:49
THE FOLLOWING STREET CLOSURES WILL OCCUR FOR THE ANNUAL SWEETCORN FESTIVAL BEGINNING FRIDAY, AUGUST 23RD, 2019 AND CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 25TH, 2019. On Friday, August 23rd 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: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:00