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

The Engineering Division is seeking public comments on the draft American with Disabilties Act (ADA) Transition Plan.
Post date: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 16:58
Human Kinetics will be hosting the Twin City Twosome 5K run/walk on Saturday May 12, 2012 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.This event will start in Crystal Lake Park and will continue onto Park Street at Central Avenue and continue east on Park Street to Broadway Avenue and north on Broadway Avenue to the entrance of Crystal Lake Park across the street from Stebbins Drive. The event will follow through Crystal Lake Park back to Park Street.
Post date: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 15:55
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announces that, weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 7, 2012 to install high tension cable guardrail on I-74 between Urbana (beginning at a location between the University Avenue, Exit 185, and the High Cross Road overpass) and St. Joseph in Champaign County. 
Post date: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 08:11
Starting at 6:30 am Sunday May 6. 2012 through 5:00 pm the following streets will be closed for the Urbana Grand Prix.Main Street from Vine Street to Race StreetRace Street from Main Street to Elm StreetBroadway Avenue from Elm Street to Water StreetWater Street from Vine Street to Broadway AvenueWalnut Street from Main Street to Water StreetElm Street from Race Street to Vine StreetWe are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 10:20
The City of Urbana has contracted with John Burns Construction Company from Orland Park, Illinois to install fiber optic conduit and handholes throughout various streets in the City of Urbana.Beginning 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2012 weather permitting, Windsor Road will have periodic lane closures in the westbound lane from High Cross Road to Myra Ridge Drive to allow for the installation of fiber optic handholes. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Windsor Road at all times while this work is performed.
Post date: Monday, April 30, 2012 - 12:14