‘Tis the season for leaves to fall off trees––and into the street. We’re answering all your questions on what to do with fallen leaves, both in your yard and on the street.
You can always find more information on the 40th Ward’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) page on our website. How does Participatory Budgeting Work– A Reminder Idea Collection, Committee Creation Neighbors brainstorm and submit Special Project ideas they want to see in their communities and applications are accepted to join the PB Committee. Look out for 40th […]
A service request for tree trimming is no longer available in the 311 system. The Bureau of Forestry (BoF)‘s Area Trimming program has found that doing area trimming is the best method for sustaining the more than 550,000 trees in Chicago. Starting on the week of April 18th, forestry will have 1-2 trim crews trimming […]
Street Sweeping is back as we leave winter and emerge into spring! Below is the 2023 40th Ward Street Sweeping Map that pulls from the Department of Streets and Sanitation’s Street Sweeping 2023 schedule: You can always visit the Street Sweeping section of our Streets and Alley Maintenance page for this information.
The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) in partnership with the 40th and 48th wards is conducting a plaza improvement project on Catalpa Avenue from Clark Street to Ashland Avenue. The project aims to create a pedestrian-only plaza by closing Catalpa between Clark and Ashland to through traffic and providing amenities that will create a neighborhood […]
The Chicago Department of Transportation, as part of the 2023 Arterial Street Resurfacing Program, will be resurfacing segments of North DuSable Lake Shore Drive. The limits of the work will be LaSalle Drive to Lawrence Avenue in the northbound direction and Lawrence Avenue to Irving Park Road in the southbound direction. Construction is scheduled to […]
Thank you so much to all who participated in our Participatory Budgeting (PB) process– the People’s Budget– this past year. By participating you helped decide how to spend public funds on community projects in the 40th Ward. We are pleased to share that we had close to 1,500 ballots entered for the 2022-2023 cycle! How […]
The National Weather Service in Chicago indicates that conditions will deteriorate quickly Thursday afternoon with snow, gusty winds, and plummeting temperatures. The snow will taper on Friday though dangerous cold will remain. Subscribe to Weather Alerts The City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communication (OEMC) issues several alerts and notifications to keep people up to date on […]
CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF STREETS AND SANITATION TO BEGIN CLEARING STREETS OF “DIBS” Beginning Tuesday, March 2, 2021, the Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) crews will begin clearing objects used by residents to hold shoveled parking spaces, also known as “Dibs.” Crews will pick up any unclaimed items along their daily garbage collection routes, with […]