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

Come out and see the improvemens to the Northeast Wastewater Treatment Facility at 1100 E. University Ave in Urbana. The open house includes the following:
Post date: Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 08:27
On Friday, September 21, 2012 Urbana High School will hold their annual Homecoming Parade from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Race Street will be closed to thru traffic between Iowa Street and Michigan Avenue beginning at 1:00 p.m. through the start of the parade. Traffic along the parade route will only be obstructed for the time it takes for the parade to clear the area. (Approximately 15 minutes)
Post date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 10:49
Weather permitting; Shaw Brothers Concrete will cause the outside, south bound lane of Vine Street at California Avenue to be closed to traffic from 7:00 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2012 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 for pavement repair around a water valve replacement. South bound traffic will be routed to the center, left turn lane. Delays are to be expected. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Concerns or questions may be directed to Mr. Jim Nixa 217-384-2342
Post date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 09:48
 As part of the City of Urbana’s on-going sewer lining project, Walden Associated Technologies from Glen Carbon, Illinois will be performing sewer lining along Busey Avenue between Clark Street and University Avenue.   Due to the narrow width of Busey Avenue at this location, Walden will be closing this portion of the road while the sewer lining is being done.  Busey Avenue from Clark Street to University Avenue will be closed to thru traffic on Wednesday September 19, 2012 from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. weather permitting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 08:59
The City of Urbana’s Draft Climate Action Plan Phase 1 will be made available to the public at Urbana’s Market at the Square on Saturday, September 15, 2012. City staff will also be present to answer your questions on strategies proposed in the Phase 1 Plan. The Market at the Square is open from 7:00AM to 12:00PM on Saturday, located on the corner of Illinois and Vine Streets. Stop by and visit city staff at the northwest entrance to the Market, closest to Lincoln Square Village. We greatly value public input about our efforts to mitigate greenhouse gasses.
Post date: Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 12:25