Streets and Sans News

Construction coming to Elston Ave.

Date: 
09/21/2019
Resurfacing

Elston Avenue from Damen to Western Avenues will be under construction is scheduled to begin on Sept. 25. with completion by Dec. 15. 

What's happening on Chicago streets?: How can you interact?

Date: 
04/26/2019
MilwWabanPeoples

The Chicago Department of Transportation's (CDOT) new site, ChiStreetWork just came online Tuesday, expanding the public's access to City information.

Chicago Christmas tree recycling starts today and mulch pickup later

Date: 
01/05/2019
RecycleCT

Last year an estimated 640,000 pounds of holiday trees (18,329 trees) were composted through the City's program! 

Chicago winter parking ban rules start Saturday morning

Date: 
11/30/2018
SnwSgns

Snow or no snow, parkers can suffer consequences of Chicago's two winter parking rules starting Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 3 a.m. and going to April 1, 2019, warns the Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation (DSS). 

New website gives real time view of street sweepers

Date: 
04/18/2018
BYSweeper

While City wide street sweeping has gotten off to an inconsistent start since April 1 because of the weather, there is a new website showing each sweeper "live",

Avoid street cleaning tickets: Get an alert

Date: 
04/10/2017
StSweeper

With winter weather finally behind, Chicago street sweeping season is at hand along with possible tickets in your future. But, you can avoid the pain. 

Chicago's two winter street parking rules go into effect December 1

Date: 
11/30/2016
SnowSigns

Chicago's parking restrictions begin at the stroke of 3 a.m., Thurs., Dec. 1, and ends on Apr. 1, 2015. 

Avoid being ticketed: Know your street cleaning schedule

Date: 
03/31/2016
StSweeper

Beginning April 1, street cleaning will be coming to your street until mid-November.

Recycling terror: Your Blue Cart is NOT emptied

Date: 
01/21/2016
BlueCart

Blue Cart recycling is important for the planet, city and residents and now the new rules that came into effect are being enforced.

Chicago recycling and garbage billing in effect now

Date: 
01/08/2016
GarbageCANS

Energy and waste disposal are both focal points in Chicago's "green" initiatives but as the new year begins, waste disposal and garbage fees are center stage. Christmas tree disposal, garbage collection fee and Blue Cart rules require some thoughtful research.

Save money: Abide by the winter and snow parking restrictions

Date: 
11/20/2015
SnwSgns

For all those who park a vehicle in Chicago, the Department of Streets and Sanitation (S&S) gives a reminder that the Chicago winter overnight parking ban goes into effect on Tues., Dec. 1 and runs through Mar. 31, 2016. 

Streets and San: Leaves and yard waste

Date: 
11/20/2015
BlkTrshBag
In line with being a greener city, bagged leaves and other yard waste should be left next to trash and recycling carts for Streets and Sanitation crews.

Chicago street sweeping plan released for 2015

Date: 
03/29/2015
StSweeper

Bright orange temporary parking signs are to alert residents of scheduled street sweeping between April 1 through mid-November, according to the City website.

Sidewalk problems?: Help is available

Date: 
12/05/2014

Each year the City of Chicago provides an opportunity for residents to participate in shared sidewalk repair program. The 2015 programs opens at 8 a.m. on Jan. 13. 

Alert: Parking Bans start Monday morning 3 a.m., December 1

Date: 
11/30/2014
SnowSigns

Whereas the winter solstice does not arrive until Dec. 21, Chicago's parking restrictions begin at the stroke of 3 a.m., Mon., Dec. 1, and ends on Apr. 1, 2015. 

Epidemic of mindless driving 3,000 pound bombs on Rockwell addressed by Logan Square residents in Moreno's office

Date: 
08/15/2014
KWeaver

The death of Logan Square's Jose Media and safety of children going to and from Goethe School, 2236 North Rockwell St., prompted a meeting on Thurs., Aug. 14, at 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's office regarding traffic on Rockwell St.

Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott intersection in Wicker Park: No action update

Date: 
10/03/2013
MWWNoAction

Construction at the intersection of Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott still has no start date, according to Rodolfo DeJesus from 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's office.

Division Street resurfacing scheduled to begin Sept. 30. in Humboldt Park

Date: 
09/27/2013
StConstruc

Part of the Chicago Department of Transportation's (CDOT) Arterial Street Resurfacing of the 26th Ward, Division St. construction will occur from Western to Cicero Avenues. This is scheduled to begin on Sept. 30, according to 26th Ward Alderman Roberto Maldonado.

While all work on this corridor is scheduled to be completed by  Dec. 6, 2013, temporary "No Parking" signs will be periodically installed as required for each activity.

Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott intersection in Wicker Park: Work begins…not really, not yet... but soon?

Date: 
09/27/2013
NorthSouthMilwaukee

The long discussed and highly anticipated Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott intersection reconstruction in Wicker Park was to have begun on Monday, Sept. 23., but it hasn't.

Safety Alert: Drivers including bicyclists must STOP for pedestrians. Pedestrians have rules too!

Date: 
12/14/2012
CrossWalk

In Chicago each year, 3,000 people are hit by a car. In most of those cases, drivers have failed to yield the right-of-way.