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Invitation to Bid Solicitation #2122-15 Outfit Police Squads

Date: 
September 21, 2021 - 7:00am to October 5, 2021 - 7:00am

The police department is seeking a vendor to outfit each newly purchased Ford Explorer Police Interceptor or other models for patrol usage based on the department’s specifications and design.  As part of the proposal, the chosen vendor will purchase all the equipment to be installed as well as install the equipment at their facility per manufacturer’s specifications.  The vendor will have the responsibility of following the manufacturer’s specifications and following all state codes as it pertains to installing police/emergency specific equipment into the vehicles.  The vendor will also need to provide a warranty specific to the installation and equipment installed.  The manufacturer’s warranty is sufficient on all equipment. 

Invitation to Bid Solicitation #2122-14 Design and Install Squad Car Graphics

Date: 
September 21, 2021 - 7:00am to October 5, 2021 - 7:00am

The City of Urbana Police Department is seeking bids for a vendor to submit no less than (3) graphic designs to be installed on the departments new squad car fleet.  Once the design is chosen. The vendor will be responsible for installing the graphics on the squad cars.  The vendor will also be responsible for maintaining the ability to reproduce the graphics and installing them throughout the life cycle of the fleet, which is typically three to five years after the initial installation. Vendors must submit a complete bid to the Urbana Police Department by 9:00 a.m. October 7, 2021.

Invitation to Bid: 2021 Windsor Road Patching Project (City Section 21-00635-00-PV) (Solicitation #2122-18)

Date: 
October 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the 2021 Windsor Road Patching Project (City Section 21-00635-00-PV) consisting of the patching of various locations on Windsor Road in the City of Urbana will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, October 1, 2021 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.  Sealed bids must be clearly marked with the bid number on the front of the envelope.

 

Register below to receive bid documents and specifications

2021 Windsor Road Patching Project Contact Form

 

2021 BITUMINOUS SURFACE TREATMENT MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Date: 
September 21, 2021 - 7:00am to October 2, 2021 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana has contracted with Illiana Construction from Urbana, Illinois to perform street maintenance on streets throughout the City of Urbana.  The location of streets to be worked on in your neighborhood is shown on the map on the back of this notice.

This work is scheduled to occur over the next couple of weeks starting Tuesday, September 21, 2021 and ending by Saturday, October 2, 2021 weather permitting.

The City will post no parking signs where necessary to notify you of more specific dates and times during which no parking will be allowed along the edge of the street.  Local traffic will be maintained as much as possible; however, depending on conditions, your street and driveway may be closed for 15 to 30 minutes on the day of the work.  

The contractor will be installing a layer of oil and a layer of small gray rock.  There will be some dust and loose rock on the street after it has been placed.  The Contractor will sweep up the loose rock a couple of weeks after they are finished with the initial placement.  

CLOSURE BETWEEN WEST ELM STREET AND WEST GREEN STREET

Date: 
September 16, 2021 - 6:30am to September 20, 2021 - 10:00am

South Orchard Street will be closed to through traffic between West Elm Street and West Green Street starting at 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 20, 2021 for work at First Presbyterian Church done by A&R Mechanical Contractors, Inc. 

 No through traffic will be permitted on South Orchard Street between West Elm Street and West Green Street during the project. The sidewalk along the West side of Orchard Street will also be closed to pedestrian traffic during this project. Access will be maintained to all properties along this stretch for the duration of this project.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us.    

 

Invitation to Bid: 2021 Pavement Marking Project (City Section 20-00629-00-ST) (Solicitation #2122-17)

Date: 
September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the 2021 Pavement Marking Project (City Section 20-00629-00-ST) consisting of the painting of roadway markings through various locations in the City of Urbana will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office. Sealed bids must be clearly marked with the bid number on the front of the envelope.

 

Please register below to receive bid documents and specifications, and any addenda. 

2021 Pavement Marking Project Contact Form

 

LINCOLN & SPRINGFIELD RESURFACING PROJECT - TEMPORARY NO PARKING

Beginning on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, there will be some temporary no parking locations along West Clark Street and West Main Street.  All locations will be west of Lincoln Avenue and are there to allow the concrete crew room to perform construction activities.

Signs indicating the no parking are currently in place and will be enforced starting at 7am on Tuesday morning.  The signs will remain in place until they are no longer needed for construction activities. 

All roadway users are encouraged to travel carefully through this and all construction areas.  Please do not drive through areas closed off to through traffic.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. 

Future temporary no parking locations will be announced as they arise during all construction phases. 

Questions and concerns may be to Ms. Shannon Beranek at 217-384-2342 or slberanek@urbanaillinois.us

 

The Lincoln and Springfield Resurfacing Project

Date: 
September 1, 2021 - 8:00am

The Lincoln and Springfield Resurfacing Project will beginning on Wednesday September 1, 2021. The initial work will be on the southbound side of Lincoln with the right (western) lane being closed for traffic.  The lane closure will run from Clark Street to Springfield Avenue. The left (eastern) lane will remain open to traffic. Signs indicating the construction area and the upcoming lane closure will be put in place as early as August 30, 2021. 

All roadway users are encouraged to travel carefully through this, and all, construction areas.  Please do not drive through areas closed off to through traffic.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Future lane closures will be announced as they arise during all construction phases.

Questions and concerns may be to Ms. Shannon Beranek at 217-384-2342 or slberanek@urbanaillinois.us

Please visit the City website for more information about this project:

https://www.urbanaillinois.us/LincolnandSpringfieldResurfacing

 

South Goodwin Ave. Closure Between West Oregon St. & West Nevada St.

Date: 
September 3, 2021 - 5:00pm

South Goodwin Avenue Northbound will be closed to through traffic between West Oregon Street and West Nevada Street until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021 to repair a water main leak by Illinois American Water Company. No through Northbound traffic will be permitted on South Goodwin Avenue between West Oregon Street and West Nevada Street during the project. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to drive and walk carefully through this and all construction areas.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us.   

CLOSED:Invitation to Bid: Curbside Bagged Leaf Collection & Disposal Services (Solicitation #2122-10)

Date: 
August 24, 2021 - 7:23am to September 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

City of Urbana Invitation to Bid #2122-10

Sealed BIDS to provide curbside bagged leaf collection and disposal services will be received by the City of Urbana at the Department of Public Works, Environmental Sustainability Division, 706 Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. 

Register online at the City of Urbana website: urbanaillinois.us/bids-rfps to receive bid documents and specifications.

CLOSED - Request for Proposals: Server Virtualization Consulting and Implementation (Solicitation #2122-08)

The City has “bare metal” Microsoft Windows servers (“bare metal” server = a physical server that is dedicated to a single tenant.) The City wants to virtualize these servers, create a process for snapshot backups, and implement (and test) a strategy for disaster recovery. The City wants to make this change strategically, with a minimal amount of additional hardware & software purchases. The City is not seeking a Managed Services Provider or a long-term commitment. This project is seen as a one-time surge of effort to quickly move to a virtualized server infrastructure.

The Server Virtualization project will consist of two phases.

University Avenue resurfacing begins Aug. 22

Date: 
August 22, 2021 (All day) to September 10, 2021 (All day)

URBANA – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that resurfacing of University Avenue (U.S. 150) between Wright Street and Cunningham Avenue in Urbana begins Aug. 22.

The project will require nighttime lane closures, which will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays for approximately three weeks. Once the resurfacing is complete, daytime lane closures will be necessary for approximately two weeks to adjust manholes. After the adjustments, nighttime lane closures will resume for pavement striping for approximately two weeks.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.