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Posted on: November 30, 2021

From the President, a newsletter from Alice Gallagher

In this first issue of "From the President," Alice Gallagher reviews items from the January 10 Board of Trustees meeting. Also: a return to Zoom meetings, an update on the Tollway's 47th Street pedestrian bridge project, the partial clo...

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Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Tollway 47th Street Pedestrian Bridge Project: Pile Driving

January 12 update: Beginning on Monday, January 17 and continuing for approximately two weeks, the Tollway's contractor will be pile driving the east abutment and then continue with the retaining wall. Work is expected to take place during daytim...

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Community News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Hillgrove Avenue Project: Prospect Avenue to Public Works Facility

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As part of the Illinois Tollway’s reconstruction of the BNSF bridge, the Illinois Tollway is coordinating local watermain replacement and sewer work, as well as sidewalks and lighting, with the Village of Western Springs. This work began October...

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Community News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

A Return to Virtual Public Meetings

On December 20, 2021, President Gallagher signed an Executive Order declaring that Village public meetings shall be conducted remotely beginning in 2022.  Beginning in January, all public meetings will be held via Zoom,...

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Community News
Posted on: December 28, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

The CDC has shortened quarantine and isolation guidelines for those who test positive for COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1227-isolation-quarantine-guidance.html

The Cook County Department of Public Health issued a vaccine mandate for re...

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Community News
Posted on: December 28, 2021

Burlington Avenue Closure Due to Tollway Project

Beginning January 3, a portion of Burlington Avenue north of Spring Rock Park
is scheduled to close for approximately four weeks. The closure is to facility retaining wall work as part of the Central Tri-StateTollway (I-294) Expansion Project.

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Community News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

November/December Issue of Tower Topics

Tower Topics

The November/December issue of Tower Topics newsletter is now online and will be delivered to resident mailboxes soon. You can read it here.

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Community News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Woodland/Ogden Crosswalk to be Relocated as Part of Wolf Road Bike Path Project

The bike path along Wolf Road through the Bemis Woods Forest Preserve is nearly complete. This project, which began in approximately 2015 as a collaboration between IDOT, the Forest Preserves of Cook County, and the Cook County Highway Department, will co...

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