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The Transportation and Engineering Division covers a large array of tasks in the planning, design, review, construction, inspection and operation of public and private infrastructure in the Village.

One of the main responsibilities is retail, office and residential site plan review and private and public construction inspection.  In addition, project design, inspection services and all project management are provided for Village projects such as the annual street project, sidewalk improvements, drainage improvements, crack sealing and other utility projects.

We also monitor the condition of facilities for vehicles and pedestrians, perform traffic safety and operational studies, coordinate with public transit agencies, and cooperate with state, county, and local jurisdictions on projects of mutual interest. Division members serve as part of an interdisciplinary team to plan, design, and operate public and private transportation facilities in a safe and efficient manner.

High Point BikingThe Transportation & Engineering Division also provides services to residents such as drainage inspections, grading concerns, flood plain inquiries, traffic studies, signage and striping, and public transit inquiries. 

 

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Phone Number: (847) 252-5800

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O’Hare Runway Rotation Plan Gets Green Light
The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a six-month test of a Fly Quiet II Runway Rotation Plan to bring nighttime noise relief to residents living near O’Hare International Airport which goes into effect on July 6, 2016.  The Fly Quiet II Runway Rotation Plan, developed by the ONCC in conjunction with  the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), Suburban O’Hare Commission and  the Fair Allocation in Runways Coalition, will achieve a more balanced distribution of overnight noise exposure for Chicago and suburban communities.  The test consists of 12 weekly primary and secondary runway configurations that will be rotated over 25 weeks.

For each week, a primary runway operating configuration is designated with an alternate configuration designed to accommodate factors such as wind or construction if needed. Each of the 12 weekly  runway designations consists of either two runways (one arrival and one departure runway) or one mixed use runway used for both arrivals and departures.  The rotation schedule along with a survey for residents to provide test program feedback will be posted on www.flychicago.com/flyquiettest  for the public to view online along with other pertinent information, such as the start and end time of Fly Quiet II and the average duration of time for each weekly period.  At the end of the test program, feedback will be compiled and ONCC will provide a recommendation to the FAA as to whether or not the Interim Fly Quiet II rotation plan should be implemented beyond the six-month test period and until the closure of Runway 14R/32L. The FAA will make the final decision.

Airplane Noise Complaints
To file a complaint about airplane noise, please use this link provided by the O’Hare Noise Commission: Airplane Noise Complaints.  It is important for people to submit information to document the numbers and types of issues to the Commission and the City of Chicago so that patterns can be identified and solutions be developed to address concerns.



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