Category: Public Works Department News

White Street Lane Closure

In order to complete pavement repairs, the Public Works Department will be closing the westbound lane of White Street between Third Street and Fourth Street.  The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19.  No westbound traffic will be allowed in the construction […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to pour new curb and gutter at 217 S. Neil St., Wells and Wells Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Thursday, April 13 and will reopen on Friday, April 14, 2017. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale – One Day Only

Take advantage of one-day only bulk pricing for rain barrels and compost bins.  City of Urbana and City of Champaign residents that pay a Stormwater Utility Fee are eligible for a $25.00 rebate for rain barrels.  Proof of residency and payment of the Stormwater Utility Bill required.  Pre-order now at: Rain Barrel Pre-Order Event Information: […]

Kirby Avenue and Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: • One southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive and Kirby Avenue (southbound traffic reduced to one lane).  The lane closure will occur: – April 10 – April 14, 2017 – April 24 – […]

March Public Works Work Orders

Citizens and City staff submitted 251 total requests during March 2017.  This was an increase from February’s 196 calls.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 24 (10%) issues.Sewer Section responded to 22 sewer-related calls and 66 miscellaneous requests for a total […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete power pole work, Ameren Illinois will be closing a northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between John Street and Healey Street.  The closure will occur on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Lane Closures on Mattis Avenue and Glenn Park Drive

In order to continue work on the Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Project, Stark Construction will be closing the outer east lane of northbound Mattis Avenue between Church Street and the railroad.   Northbound Mattis Avenue will be reduced to a single lane though a short work zone; minor traffic delays may occur. Church […]

Curtis Road Lane Closures

In order to extend sanitary sewer across Curtis Road Feutz Contractors will be closing one lane in each direction of Curtis Road between Staley Road and Interstate 57. The closures will begin on Monday April 3 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 5 p.m. on Friday April 7, 2017, weather permitting.

Phase 2 West Washington Street Drainage Improvements

PHASE 2 WEST WASHINGTON STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS (Tree Removals and Glenn Park Drive Closures) Stark Excavating will begin work on Phase 2 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements on Monday, April 3. The project involves the construction of a new detention basin located just north of Glenn Park between Mattis Avenue and Miller Avenue. […]

Third Street Road Closure

In order to complete utility work and pavement patching, Broeren Russo and Mayfield Construction will be closing a section of Third Street between John Street and Green Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017, and will reopen on Friday, April 14, 2017.  Through traffic will not be allowed in the area, but […]