Posted on: September 8, 2017

Texas Relief Collection

The Western Springs Fire Department is coordinating a community effort in collecting much needed supplies for Texas area First Responders.  These firefighters and first responders have been working endless hours helping their communities. &nb...

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Additional Info... Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Village of Burr Ridge Collection Site

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All residents within the West Cook County Solid Waste Agency Region are able to drop off electronics at the Village of Burr Ridge Public Works Department located at 451 Commerce Street. This collection site is in operation Monday–Friday from 7 a...

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Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

WSCCI Regional Health, Wellness & Safety Festival

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The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WSCCI) Regional Health, Wellness & Safety Festival, takes place on Saturday, September 23, from 9:00 am -1:00 pm at the MAX McCook Athletic & Expo center at 4750 S. Vernon Ave. Please view the&am...

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Community News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Blue Recycling Bag Delivery Notice

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Blue recycling bags are scheduled to be delivered to Village residences the week of September 25, 2017. Blue bags are delivered to Village residences twice each year. Please contact Village hall at extension 100 or 127 in the event you do not receive the ...

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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Burlington Avenue Commuter Parking Resurfacing - Begins Week of August 28th

Burlington Commuter Parking Resurfacing Map

The resurfacing of the Burlington Avenue commuter parking spaces between Grand Avenue and Central Avenue is scheduled to begin during the week of August 28th. The project is estimated to take 2 weeks and the parking spaces will be unavailable for public u...

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Community News

Posted on: September 1, 2017

Donations for Hurricane Harvey

The Village of Western Springs, and its extended friend's and family's hearts go out to all of the people affected by Hurricane Harvey. Natural disasters such as a hurricane always take an unbelievable toll on the people, animals, and infrastructure withi...

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From the Village President

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Crossing Guard

The Village of Western Springs is currently seeking to fill two (2) Part- Time positions of Crossing Guard with the Department of Law Enforcement Services. This is a part-time, temporary position (from August through early June) working approximately 30 m...

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Law Enforcement Services

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Outdoor Ping Pong on the Village Green!

We did not get enough enrollment in any one age group to hold a tournament.  However, we will have the Ping Pong tables out for open play from 11 am until 2 pm at the Tower Green.    Come out and join us!!!  The weather...

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Recreation

Posted on: September 11, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Fair Elms Re-open/Parkway Regrading

Fair Elms Avenue

The west lane of Fair Elms Avenue and adjacent driveways will be reopened today for public use. The contractor will begin the restoration of the parkway within the next few weeks. 

Harvey Avenue

The contractor has begun regrading th...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 7, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Asphalt Driveway Aprons

The subcontractor is planning to repair all  west side asphalt driveway aprons on Howard Avenue and Harvey Avenue, on Monday, September 11, weather permitting. They will also be repairing all asphalt driveway aprons on Fair Elms Avenue. Please ex...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 31, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - West Lanes Open

The west lane of Howard Avenue and Harvey Avenue has been re-opened for public use. Barricades will be removed today and access to driveways will be available. Residents who requested asphalt driveway aprons will have temporary stone installed for access ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 30, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Fair Elms Avenue West Side Update Start Date Change

The contractor was unable to begin work this afternoon due to delays on another work site. The contractor will arrive at Fair Elms Avenue and begin the west lane patching tomorrow, August 31st, weather permitting. All vehicles losing access to their drive...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 30, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Fair Elms Avenue West Side Update

The contractor plans to begin the patching of the west lane of Fair Elms Avenue this afternoon, weather permitting. The project will be identical to the east lane construction that occurred earlier this month. The west lane is estimated to be closed for 2...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 25, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - West Lane Update #2

Harvey Avenue

The west lane is being poured this morning, August 25th. The west lane will remain closed at the end of the concrete pour.  New concrete pavement requires 7-10 days of cure time before any load, such as a vehicle, can be applied. Bar...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 22, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - West Lane Updates

Howard Avenue

The west lane of Howard Avenue is being poured today. The west lane will remain closed at the end of the concrete pour.  New concrete pavement requires 7-10 days of cure time before any load, such as a vehicle, can be applied. Barric...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - West Lane Update

The contractor elected to begin work on Howard Avenue yesterday instead of Harvey Avenue. This decision was due to some private work being done in the area of Harvey Avenue that would have made access difficult for both parties. The contractor is planning...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 14, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Open/West Lane Start Date

Howard/Harvey East Lane Opening

The east lanes and driveway aprons on Harvey and Howard Avenue are now reopened for public use. Please be cautious while driving on the east lanes as there are elevation changes between the east and west sides of th...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 9, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Fair Elms Start Date/Harvey & Howard Update

Fair Elms Avenue Concrete Rehabilitation Start Date

The contractor is planning to begin the concrete patching project on the east lane of Fair Elms Avenue between 53rd Street and the cul-de-sac on August 11th, weather permitting. The west lane of Fair Elms...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 8, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Updates

The contractor is tentatively planning on re-opening the east lanes of Howard and Harvey in the next few day. Please refrain from driving on the new pavement or driveway aprons until the barricades and construction tape has been removed by the contractor....

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 8, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Updates

The contractor is tentatively planning on re-opening the east lanes of Howard and Harvey in the next few day. Please refrain from driving on the new pavement or driveway aprons until the barricades and construction tape has been removed by the contractor....

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 3, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Concrete Pour

East Lane Completion

The contractor is scheduled to begin pouring concrete at Harvey Avenue and 39th Street tomorrow, August 4th, weather permitting. They will move to Howard Avenue once they complete Harvey. The contractor has been allowed to begin work a...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 14, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Construction Update and Temporary Change in Contact Info

Construction Update

The storms earlier this week delayed the contractor from beginning the saw cutting and excavation of the east lane of Howard and Harvey Avenue. We require at least 24 hours of notice from the contractor before excavation work can begin ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 23, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Construction Update and Golf Cart Information

Construction Progress Update

The underground contractor has completed all sewer work included in Phase 1 of the project.  Phase 2, the reconstruction of the east lane of both Howard and Harvey, has been delayed until the week of July 10, 2017. &am...

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Road Construction Projects