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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  1. Construction News
  2. Current Events & Breaking News

Please note all schedules are subject to change and are weather dependent.
Hill Avenue Bridge
The bridge closed on July 18th and will remain closed through December. The contractor is currently demolishing the existing bridge. More info...
IL Route 53 at Madison Intersection Improvements
Utility relocations are complete and construction is anticipated to begin mid-August.  More info...

IL Route 53 Storm Water Station Improvement
The contractor is continuing to pump the wet well excavation to allow placement and welding of I-Beam angles/struts on corners and back of the sheet piling. The contractor is also exposing the water, gas and electric utilities on the west side of the station in anticipation of replacing two sections of the 72” storm sewer.  More info...
Roosevelt Road Water Main Lining
Northbound Finley remains closed, but is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of August 22nd. Additionally, the westbound, curb lane on Roosevelt is closed. The temporary by-pass watermain has been completed from Finley to Main. Over the next week, businesses within this stretch will be connected to the temporary watermain while the existing watermain is cleaned, televised, and rehabilitated with a new liner. Over the next few weeks, while the rehabilitation of the existing watermain is taking place for Phase I, excavation of pits and installation of the temporary by-pass watermain will be proceeding for Phase II (Main Street to Fairfield Avenue).  More info...
Transmission Main
Portions of Wilson and School continue to be closed to thru traffic, of particular note there is no access to School from Roosevelt. The contractor is working on directional drilling the water main on School across Roosevelt and north to 14th.  More info...
Check for construction on a particular street by using our Interactive Construction Map!  See more project information and newsletters on the Construction Project Information page.are paving Elizabeth south of Greenfield and Meadow between Broadview and West Rd. starting around 8:30 am, contact me with any questions