News Flash

Posted on: August 14, 2019

Well #3 Repair Update - 8/14/19

Update on Well #3 Repairs

Water Well Solutions (Suez) has completed pulling the well and is actively continuing inspections and repairs. The inspection from Suez found that the motor submersible cable was the cause of the electrical failure.

The Byron Jacks...

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Secondary Drinking Water Standards Community News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Metra Schedule Changes Begin September 3

Details are available in their press release, here.

Community News
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Irrigation/Sprinkler System Ban and Water Conservation Reminder (Updated 8/5/19 @ 4:00PM)

Update 8/5/19 @4:00PM: Historically, the Village allows the watering of new sod and plantings during periods of water conservation, and will continue to do so in this case. Please be conscious to try and conserve water wherever possible in these instances...

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Community News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Well #3 Currently Offline for Emergency Maintenance

Well #3, one of the primary deep wells serving the Village residents, is currently offline due to a power failure that occurred on the morning of August 1, 2019. The Village’s well contractor performed an investigation and determined that the mo...

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Community News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Well #5 Project Underway at Field Park

The construction of a new deep well is underway at Field Park,as part of the Village's water infrastructure improvement program. 

Learn more about the project, and follow the process on the website, at: http://wsprings.com/527/Well-5-Construction&...

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Community News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2019

West Suburban Citizen Reserve Corps Is Recruiting

The citizen/medical reserve corps is prepared to help with everything from flooding assistance, to widespread power outages, to train derailments, to mass pharmaceutical dispensing. 

They are seeking members of the community with varied skills and...

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Fire & EMS

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 14, 2019

2019 Modified Pavement Condition Index (MPCI) Report is Now Available

The 2019 Modified Pavement Condition Index (MPCI) Report is now available at the link below. The annual MPCI reports outline the roadway review and condition assessment process that staff performs each spring. Included are ratings for every roadway segmen...

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2019 Modified Pavement Condition Index Report Municipal Services
Posted on: July 22, 2019

ComED Vegetation Management - Old Town, Field Park and Forest Hills

ComED will be conducting vegetation management in portions of the Old Town, Field Park and Forest Hills subdivisions.  Work is anticipated to take place in July through October. Questions regarding the work can be directed to ComEd at 1-800-334-7...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Nicor Main Installations - Forest Hills

Nicor 2019

Over the next several months Nicor crews will be in the Village installing new gas main in the Forest Hills area the community.

Work will include directional boring for new gas mains and connections to residential services. In some cases Nicor and its crew...

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Nicor Enhancement Flyer Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2019

WS Recreation Travel Basketball Tryouts

An alternate tryout date has been added for anyone who cannot make their assigned team tryout date:

WS Recreation Gym

Saturday, August 17

1:00-2:15 pm

Call the Rec Center for any questions at 708-246-9070 x428.  

Mark your calendars for this year's tr...

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Travel Basketball Try Out Flyers.. Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Sewer Work Starting on Lawn on 8/21/19

The contractor has decided to bring additional crews to Western Springs to begin sewer work on Lawn Avenue. They are scheduled to begin installing new relief sewer tomorrow, weather permitting. Residents will maintain access to their driveway during the m...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 16, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Installation of New Clausen Water Services

The contractor has completed the installation of the 8" water main. They will be performing structural tests today and water quality tests early next week. Once all tests are completed, they will begin connecting each home on Clausen Avenue to the ne...

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Additional Info... Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 12, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Clausen Avenue Watermain Connection and Water Shut-Off

The contractor will be connecting the new 8" water main to the existing water system at 39th/Clausen on August 14, 2019 around 9:00 AM, weather permitting. The connection requires that the water system be shut down on Clausen Avenue (39th - Ogden) an...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 6, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Clausen Possible Water Service Interruption on 8/9/19

The contractor will begin connecting the new 8" water main to the existing water system on August 8, 2019, weather permitting. The first connection will take place at 41st and Clausen. The work is intended to be performed without interrupting service...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 30, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - 39th/Clausen Intersection Closure on 7/31/19

The intersection of 39th Street and Clausen Avenue will be closed to thru traffic on 7/31/19, weather permitting. The contractor will be installing a large casing pipe through the intersection and traffic in the area would create a hazard for bot...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 16, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Construction Update 7/16/19

The contractor will be delivering additional materials to Clausen Avenue today and tomorrow. Additionally, they will begin setting up all traffic control signage in and around the project area. The excavator is scheduled to arrive on Thursday, weather per...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 10, 2019

2018 Roadway Program - Street Striping and Sod Watering

The street striping subcontractor will be on-site Friday, weather permitting. They are scheduled to begin work on Lawn Avenue in the early morning before moving to Johnson Avenue. The roadway will remain open for the majority of the work.

The new sod on Jo...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 26, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Official Start Date

The 2019 Roadway Program will officially begin on July 8, 2019, weather permitting. The contractor has elected to work on one street at a time in order to focus their crews on one project area. Below is a tentative schedule for both Clausen and Lawn. Plea...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 12, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Nicor Work

The Village has received a number of phone calls pertaining to on-going work on Lawn, Clausen and other nearby streets in the Village. The work occurring on these streets is being performed by Nicor Gas and is not part of the Village roadway program. Nico...

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Road Construction Projects