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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Autumn Leaf Pick Up Program

Leaf pick up will begin on Monday, October 22 and runs continuously Monday through Friday, except Thanksgiving Thursday and Thanksgiving Friday. 

It is imperative that ONLY leaves be raked into the gutter. No branches, lawn clippings, flowers or p...

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Community News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Illinois Tollway Tree Survey along I-294

Illinois Tollway will be conducting a tree survey within the proposed construction limits of the Central Ti-State project in Western Springs. Work is estimated to take place between 10/15 - 10/26, between 7:00 am - 5:00 pm on weekdays. During the survey, ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Refuse and Recycling Survey Results

Throughout the month of August, residents were able to complete the Refuse and Recycling Survey. The survey was available to residents through the Village website and hard copies of the survey were provided at Village Hall. Please click the link below to ...

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Refuse and Recycling Survey Results Community News

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

ComED Reliabiliy Improvements - 06/27/18 to 11/30/18

ComED Project Location Map

ComED will be conducting system reliability improvements on overhead and underground facilities within the Village from 06/27 through 11/30. Work will include replacement of overhead utility lines and utility poles and directional boring for underground f...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Nicor Main Installations - Field Park

Nicor Enhnancement - Field Park

Over the next several months Nicor crews will be in the Village installing new gas main in the northeast portion of the community.

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

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Nicor Enhancement Flyer Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2018

Part-time Administrative Assistant Position with the Recreation Department

The Recreation Department is hiring a part-time (20 hrs/week) Secretary to support its programs. 

Learn more at here.

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Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Mark your calendars for the Rec Dept's Annual Halloween Hoopla-Saturday, October 27

YOU'RE INVITED TO THE WS REC CENTER FOR ONE OF THE BEST FREE HALLOWEEN PARTIES AROUND! Treat your kids, yourself, friends, and family to an evening of "spook-tacular" Halloween fun. It begins with games of chance for one and all to win ...

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Halloween Hoopla Flyer... Recreation
Posted on: July 27, 2018

The 2018 Fall Brochure is Now Available Online!

Resident online registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, August 17. Mail-in, fax or drop off registrations are due Thursday, August 16, by 4:30 p.m. The random registration process will happen simultaneously with the online registration process beginni...

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2018 Fall Brochure Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - West Johnson Avenue Removal Start Date

The contractor is tentatively scheduled to begin the removal of the west lane pavement of Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Please remember that this date can change slightly due to construction delays or weather. Another update wil...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - West Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date

The contractor will begin the removal of the west lane of Lawn Avenue tomorrow, October 17, 2018, weather permitting. Residents on the west side of Lawn should have your vehicles our of the driveway by 7:00 AM. Vehicles are allowed to park overnight on th...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 15, 2018

2018 Roadway Program -Project Update 10/15/18

Johnson Avenue

  • The east lane of Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) will be re-opened for use by the end of the work day tomorrow. Residents should treat the east lane as a northbound street as normal.
  • The east lane of Johnson Avenue (46th-45th) will be poured tomor...
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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 11, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 10/11/18

Johnson Avenue (East Lane)

  • Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) is continuing to cure. The curing process requires 7-10 days from the day the concrete is poured before vehicles can travel on the new pavement without damaging it. A new update will be posted once it h...
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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 8, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue Sewer Information

Staff has received various correspondences today. Please see the information below to help clear some of the misinformation.

Storm Sewer Installation 

Johnson Avenue was previously comprised of a single sewer (varying between 10"-12") ben...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 1, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 10/1/2018

Lawn Avenue

The east lane of Lawn Avenue was completed on Friday. The pavement is curing, which is the process of the concrete building enough strength to handle the weight of everyday traffic without failing. The curing process of the concrete used takes ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 18, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue East Lane - Pavement Removal Official Start

Johnson Avenue East Lane Removal

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east lane on September 24, 2018, weather permitting. The removal of the east driving lane will remove access to any resident with a driveway on that side of the ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 14, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue Asphalt Grinding/East Lane Start Date

Johnson Avenue Asphalt Removals

The contractor is scheduled to grind and remove the asphalt on Johnson Avenue on September 20, 2018, weather permitting. The asphalt will be removed from the entire roadway. Residents will not lose any access to their drivew...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 7, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Nicor/Comed Utility Relocates on Johnson

ComED Relocates

ComED will be on-site in the month of September to relocate the utility poles at the northwest corner of Johnson and 45th and Johnson and 46th, The existing utility poles are in conflict with drainage structures planned for the new intersec...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 4, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update

Lawn Avenue

The contractor has completed the pavement removals on the east side of Lawn Avenue this morning. They will begin removing curb/gutter, and a portion of the public sidewalk today. Please be advised that the east sidewalk may be closed for portio...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 29, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date - Confirmation of Start Date

The contractor has confirmed that pavement removals will start on August 30, 2018, weather permitting. The contractor will be starting at Lawn and Elm and continue moving north. Once construction begins, Lawn Avenue will temporarily become a one-way stree...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 28, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date - Update

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east side of Lawn Avenue on Thursday, August 30, 2018, weather permitting. They are currently saw cutting the roadway, curb line, and a portion of the sidewalk, today and tomorrow. Any inclemen...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 20, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east side of Lawn Avenue on Monday, August 27, 2018, weather permitting. A confirmation of the start date will be sent out at the end of this week as weather or construction delays could result...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Utility Conflict on Johnson, Work will move to Lawn

The contractor will be moving to Lawn Avenue to begin underground work on Friday, August 17, 2019, weather permitting. Today, the contractor encountered shallow ComEd utilities that directly conflicted with drainage structures planned for the intersection...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 10, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Underground Work Status Update

The contractor is continuing to move north on Johnson Avenue while completing the underground sewer work. They are working at the intersection of 45th Street and Johnson Avenue this afternoon and Monday before moving onto the 4400 block.

The contractor is ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 1, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Start Date and Schedule Update

Official Start Date

The contractor will be starting the underground sewer portion of the roadway project tomorrow, August 2, weather permitting. They plan to begin work on Johnson Avenue and 47th Street and work north. They will be moving over to Lawn Aven...

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Road Construction Projects