Our office has received reports of power outages and downed trees across the 40th Ward.
Residents can report downed trees or branches via a 311 request at https://311.chicago.gov.
You can also contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org – 773 654-1867.
For tree emergencies requiring immediate assistance, please call 911.
For power outages, call ComEd 1-800-334-7661.
Message from the Mayor’s office:
The city will be deploying more than 100 infrastructure assets citywide that will be strategically positioned by the Chicago Police Department to protect neighborhood commercial corridors and critical businesses, such as grocery stores and pharmacies.
Access to the downtown area will be temporarily restricted beginning this evening from 8 p.m.–6 a.m. The restricted access to the downtown area is NOT a curfew. All residents, essential workers and employees whose businesses are located downtown will have access at all times.
Access points are designated for residents, essential workers and employees whose businesses are located within the designated boundaries, individuals who reside in the surrounding area and residents engaged in essential activities.
Entrance into the perimeter will be manned by officers with the Chicago Police Department. When arriving at the access points, residents and employees should show identification OR proof that they live in the area and/or work in the area.
As part of the restricted access, the following measures will be in place until further notice:
Lake Shore Drive will be closed between Fullerton Avenue on the North and I-55 on the South.
All Bridges will be up by 8 p.m. with the exception of the following:
•Ida B. Wells / Congress Bridge (West Bound Open Only)
•Lake Shore Drive
Access Points for residents and employees of area businesses:
•Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street
•Roosevelt Road and Canal Street
•Kinzie Street and Halsted Street
All expressway ramps from Roosevelt Road to Division Street will be closed in both directions.
CTA Rail Service will be impacted at the following locations, with trains not entering the area surrounding downtown: Fullerton Avenue to 47th and east of Halsted Street.
Bus Service will remain open at this time. Some buses will see reroutes due to bridge and street closures.
Divvy service will not be available from North Avenue to Ashland Avenue and Cermak Road between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.