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 City of Urbana Arbor Division has closed Washington Street from Cedar Street to Birch Street until further notice for an emergency tree removal. Both lanes will be closed to all thru traffic. No detour is planned. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Concerns or questions may be directed to Mr. Kevin Sanderson at 217-384-2342.
Post date: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 16:55
The Urbana Champaign Sanitary District’s contractor Insituform will be doing sewer lining as part of the District’s annual sanitary interceptor maintenance program.  In order to line the sanitary sewer interceptor pipe the inside east and west bound lanes of University Avenue at its intersection with Maple Street will have to be closed. The two lanes of University Avenue will be closed from 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 to 6:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 9th weather permitting.
Post date: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 16:07
The Urbana Champaign Sanitary District’s contractor Insituform will be doing sewer lining as part of the District’s annual sanitary interceptor maintenance program. In order to line the sanitary sewer interceptor pipe the inside east and west bound lanes of University Avenue at its intersection with Maple Street will have to be closed. This work is scheduled to start on Monday August 6th and last from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.  weather permitting.Two-way traffic on University Avenue will be maintained at all times during the lane closures.
Post date: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 16:03
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that night work is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012 until 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012 to replace reflective pavement markers on I-74, between University Avenue and I-57 in Champaign County.  If necessary, additional work will occur during the same times on Sunday and Monday nights, July 29 and July 30.The project includes replacing the reflectors that distinguish the lane lines in the pavement of the interstate.  The number of lanes on I-74 will be reduced as work progresses.
Post date: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 15:56
The Urbana Champaign Sanitary District’s contractor Insituform will doing sewer lining as part of the District’s annual sanitary interceptor maintenance program.  In order to line the sanitary sewer interceptor pipe portions of Springfield Ave and Main Street will have to be shut down to through traffic. This work is scheduled to start on July 24, 2012 at 8:00 am and end August 7th at 5:00 P.M. weather permitting.Traffic will be affected on the following streets during the cleaning and lining work:
Post date: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:31