Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of seven divisions, each of which performs specific duties to maintain Village infrastructure.

The Public Works Department provides the essential services of maintaining the water system, sewer system and streets.  Serving the community involves many activities such as:

  • Traffic control
  • Forestry and Landscaping
  • Street Sweeping and Paving
  • Water Treatment and Pumping
  • Construction of Public Infrastructure
  • Water Main Replacement and Repairs
  • Sanitary and Storm Water Sewer Maintenance and Repairs
  • Contract Oversight for Refuse & Recycling Pick-Up and Mosquito Abatement
The Public Works Department business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., however, a Public Works employee is always on call. For situations that occur after-hours that require immediate attention, contact the Police Department at (630) 873-4400 and they will notify the Public Works on-call employee.

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Please note all schedules are subject to change and are weather dependent.
 
      
        
Asphalt Paving & Patching
The contractor will resume paving operations July 21st.  Leveling binder will be placed on Chase and Lodge between Emerson and Maple, Orchard Terrace between Park Avenue Condos and Park Avenue, and Washington Blvd and Morningside Avenue, both between Martha and Craig.  Surface will be placed on Charlotte between Pleasant and Prairie and at Orchard Terrace. Concrete work has been postponed due to the extreme temperatures. More info...
   
Hill Avenue Bridge
The bridge closed on 7/18 and will remain closed through December. More info...
 
IL Route 53 Storm Water Station Improvements
The contractor  has constructed a plastic sanitary sewer line to temporarily reroute sewage around the proposed wet well area. The initial 5' of the wet well has been excavated in preparation for the sheet piling operation. Sheet piling and the pile driver are scheduled to arrive on site July 14th and the pile driving operation will commence July 15th. This operation will take about a week to complete.  More info...
 
Roosevelt Road Water Main Lining
As of July 20th northbound Finley is still closed and the contractor is working at the intersection of Finley and Roosevelt. This work includes the excavation of pits. A detour is in place. Additionally, the westbound, curb lane on Roosevelt is closed. Installation of the by-pass main should be completed by July 25th.  More info...
 
Transmission Main
 Portions of Wilson and School continue to be closed to thru traffic. The contractor is removing pavement on the south side of Wilson from Stewart to Edgewood and utility locates are being completed on School.  More info...
  
 
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