News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Final Update, Well #3, 9/18/19

After test pumping and flushing Well #3 into the sewer system, the Village submitted and passed two consecutive BacT tests. Well #3 was brought back to distribution in the late afternoon on Friday, September 6. The irrigation ban was lifted on Friday, Sep...

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Community News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Commuter Parking Permit Renewals Due by September 20

If you would like to renew your current Village parking permit, payment must be received before Friday, September 20, at 5 pm. You may pick up your permit at Village Hall during regular business hours. For your convenience, Village Hall will also open on ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Child Safety Seat Check Event

Child Safety Seat Check Flyer copy

WSPD is offering a free car seat safety check event, open to both residents and non-residents, on Saturday, September 21, from 9 - 11 am, in the parking lot behind Village Hall at 740 Hillgrove Avenue. See the attached flyer and the below calendar event f...

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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: August 30, 2019

Western Springs Metra Station Parking Impacts Due to Tollway Construction

Effective Tuesday, September 3, a portion of commuter permit parking on Burlington Avenue between Central Avenue and Waldo Erickson Drive will be closed for Tollway construction. Overflow permit commuter parking will be available at the Western Springs Se...

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Community News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 9, 2019

West Suburban Citizen Reserve Corps Is Recruiting

The volunteers of the Citizen Reserve Corps are prepared to help with everything from flooding assistance, widespread power outages, train derailments, and mass pharmaceutical dispensing. 

They are seeking members of the community with varied skil...

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Fire & EMS

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2019

WS Police Participate in Illinois Rail Safety Week

September 22 - 28, 2019 is Illinois Rail Safety Week, and the WS Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote vehicle and pedestrian safety around railroad tracks and trains, through education and enforcement. For more information, read the...

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Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: September 2, 2019

Western Springs Metra Station Parking Impacts Due to Tollway Construction

Effective Tuesday, September 3, a portion of commuter permit parking on Burlington Avenue between Central Avenue and Waldo Erickson Drive will be closed by Tollway construction. Overflow permit parking will be available at the Western Springs Service Club...

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Law Enforcement Services

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 23, 2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for 5th and 6th-7th Grade Winter Basketball League!

Join in the 21st year of this popular program where everyone plays. Teams are formed around the neighborhood school (Dist. 101, 106 or St. John of the Cross) with a separate 5th grade league and another combined 6th & 7th grade league for both boys an...

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Registration forms.... Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Clausen East Lane Update/Lawn Avenue Schedule

The contractor is completing the installation of the new roadway base for the east lane of Clausen this week. They intend to get the east lane curb and driveway aprons installed this week if the weather cooperates. They will then pour the east driving lan...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 16, 2019

2019 Roadway - Water Quality Testing on Clausen Avenue

The Water Department has provided water sampling kits to all Clausen homes, with partial lead services, over the past couple of weeks. They are scheduled to do their final pick up of samples on 9/17/2019 around 9:00AM. If you still have as sampling kit, p...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 6, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Clausen Ave. Scheduled Water Shut-Off on 9/9/19

The contractor will be completing the final connection of the 8" water main to the existing water main network at 39th Street. At this time, there is no anticipated loss of water service for the majority of homes on Clausen Avenue. Any home that may ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 5, 2019

2019 Roadway Programs - Clausen (41st to Ogden) East Lane Removal Begins 9/6/19

The contractor will begin removing the east lane pavement at 7:30AM on September 6, 2019, weather permitting, on Clausen Avenue (41st to Ogden. All east side driveways will be inaccessible once the pavement is removed. Please have all vehicles out of your...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 3, 2019

2019 Roadway Programs - Clausen Pavement Removal Delay/Golf Cart Services

Due to today's weather, the contractor has delayed the start of pavement removal of the east lane of Clausen until Thursday or Friday this week. The exact date continues to be determined by the progress of the water service installations taking place tomo...

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Golf Cart Hold Harmless Agreement Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 23, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Pavement Removal Beginning on Clausen on 9/3/19

The underground sewer and water main work on Clausen is tentatively scheduled to be completed during the first week of September. The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removal of the east lane of Clausen Avenue on September 3, 2019, weather permit...

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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

News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Standpipe Repainting - 09/13/19 Project Update

Draining of the Standpipe was completed this week and crews have begin sandblasting the interior of the tank. Interior tank cleaning and prep work is anticipated to take 2-3 weeks, after which time crews will then  encapsulate the tank and then b...

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Additional Info... Standpipe Repainting
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Standpipe Repainting - 09/6/19 Project Update

Draining of the Standpipe at Garden Market is expected to commence this weekend and will take several days to complete. Once drained, the tank will be enclosed in a shroud and the exterior sandblasted. Repainting of the standpipe is expected to take appro...

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Additional Info... Standpipe Repainting
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Standpipe Repainting - 08/30/19 Project Update

Contractors for the standpipe repainting project are currently onsite and completing exterior welding work on the tank. Portions of the Garden Market parking lot and areas near the entrance to the Lyons Township High School football field will be inaccess...

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Additional Info... Standpipe Repainting
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Estimated Project Start Date is September

Cellular Providers have erected temporary monopoles adjacent to the standpipe and are currently removing their existing equipment. Painting on the standpipe is anticipated to begin around September 2019. The estimated working days for the project is appro...

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Standpipe Repainting

News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Well 5 Drilling: 9/13/19 Weekly Project Update

Casing was installed circulation was re-established prior to cementing. Casing was cemented on Tuesday and will be left to cure until noon on Friday. Crew will begin drilling out any cement and cement shoe over the weekend. Once cement is drilled we will ...

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Well 5 Construction
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Well 5 Drilling: 9/9/19 Weekly Project Update

Drilling of the 23" borehole continues and crews have achieved 1250'. Saturday began to set the casing and continued  through Sunday morning. Cement work for the casing pipe is anticipated to occur on Tuesday, after which the cement will cur...

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Well 5 Construction
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Well 5 Drilling: 8/30/19 Weekly Project Update

Drilling of the 23” borehole continued this week. No site work is occurring on Friday due to safety stand down/training. No further work through the weekend due to the holiday.

Layne-Christensen will return to site on Tuesday and resume 24-hr ope...

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Well 5 Construction
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Well 5 Drilling: 8/27/19 Weekly Project Update

Drilling of the 23" borehole continues and crews have achieved 575' on 08/23/19.

Starting Monday. 08/26/19  Layne will run 24 hour shifts until Thursday.  Layne has a mandatory shutdown of all field crews on Friday for safety trainin...

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Well 5 Construction