News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Pedestrian Bridge Survey

As part of the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project, the existing pedestrian bridge that connects Western Springs and Hinsdale is being replaced.

The Village of Western Springs and the Village of Hinsdale are working together to determine the location...

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Community News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Update: Hillgrove Avenue Closure (between Johnson/Franklin)

It appears that most of the work will be completed on Friday, October 18, however, traffic in both directions just West of Franklin may not be completely reopened until mid-day on Saturday, October 19.

There will be an additional closure next Saturday and ...

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Community News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Lawn Avenue Reconstruction Part 2 - Temporary Changes in Traffic Flow

Lawn Avenue Traffic - Round 2 copy

Beginning October 15, the west lane of Lawn Avenue (Elm Street to 47th) will be removed and replaced, weather permitting. The replacement process is estimated to take 2-3 weeks.

The east lane of Lawn Avenue will remain open for use as a one-way, southbound...

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Community News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Metra 2020 Budget News Release + Public Hearing Schedule

Metra has issued a news release regarding their proposed 2020 program and budget. Public hearing locations are listed, and an email address for submitting comments is provided. You can view the news release here.

The FY20 Metra budget document is available...

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Community News
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Select Cart Size & Register for the New Refuse & Recycling Program

Village Trustees have awarded a 5-year residential waste and recycling contract to Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), beginning in January 2020.

Following feedback from a resident survey in 2018, the Village prioritized the elimination of blue bags. Reside...

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Community News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

2019 Pumpkin Smash

Halloween is approaching and that means a whole lot of pumpkins. The Pumpkin Smash is an annual community effort to divert pumpkins from landfills by providing locations for residents to drop-off jack-o-lanterns to be composted. This year the Village of W...

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