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 Urbana Plan Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed zoning ordinance text amendment and zoning map amendments on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 7:30 PM in the Urbana City Council Chambers (400 S. Vine St). The Plan Commission will make a recommendation on the cases, which will be considered by the Urbana City Council at a future meeting.
Post date: Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 15:46
On Friday, April 27, 2012 at 10 a.m., students from Thomas Paine Elementary will gather in Lohmann Park to hear Urbana’s official Arbor Day Proclamation, read by Mayor Laurel Prussing. The students will hear a presentation about the significance of Arbor Day and the value of Urbana’s trees. The Urbana City Arborist will give a brief presentation about arboriculture and discuss some of the often overlooked benefits of urban trees.
Post date: Friday, April 20, 2012 - 12:35
Weather permitting, Church Street from just east of Lincoln Avenue to Busey Avenue will be closed to all traffic beginning April 23, 2012 and should be completed by May 11, 2012. No parking will be allowed along the edge of the street on the days of the work. The City will post signs to notify the public of the dates and times at which the no parking will be in effect. The City of Urbana has contracted with Kinney Contractors to perform concrete pavement patching. We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.
Post date: Friday, April 20, 2012 - 12:11
Weather permitting, Shaw Brothers Concrete will cause Cottage Grove Avenue from Main Street to Green Street to be closed to through traffic from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm on Wednesday April 18, 2012 for a water main repair.  Local traffic will be allowed.  We aplogize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Concerns or questions can be directed to Mr. Jim Nixa  217-384-2342
Post date: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 09:53
The City of Urbana Public Works Department is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) for uniform rental and laundry services and direct purchases of workwear and apparel for its employees until Monday, April 30, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.  The RFP specifications may be obtained from the Urbana Public Works Department, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois  61802 or by downloading the file below.  Those who download the file are encouraged to check the site before submitting the RFP for any future corrections or addendum to the RFP.
Post date: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 16:11