Traffic Operations

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The Traffic Control Division provides maintenance on over nine thousand (9,000) Village street signs and over two thousand five hundred (2,500) street parking lot lights. This team also installs and maintains one hundred twenty (120) seasonal banners four times annually. Other responsibilities include sign fabrication for other departments and sign visibility clearing.

Selected 2017 Accomplishments

  • Repaired or replaced over three hundred eighty (380) street lights throughout the Village.
  •  Fabricated and installed seven hundred fifty (750) traffic and event signs.
  • Completed seventeen (17) streets under the sign re‐posting program
  •  Managed and inspected four (4) cycles of contractual street sweeping of two hundred ninety-seven (297) curb lane miles of roadway.

Pavement Maintenance
The Pavement Maintenance unit provides for the maintenance of approximately 158 center lane miles of Village asphalt pavement and roadway markings. This program addresses small-scale asphalt repairs resulting from utility dig-ups and pavement failures, road reconstruction driveway repairs and inlet rehabilitation. This unit provides inspections of the Contracted Crack Sealing Program and oversees the re-striping of roadway markings within the Village

Report a Street Light Outage
To report a street light outrage, please call the Public Works Department (847) 490-6800.  The Public Works Department only services Village street lights.

If a ComEd streetlight is out or flickering, please use ComEd’s Request Street Light Maintenance form.

Looking for information on Road Reconstruction? Contact the Transportation & Engineering Department at (847) 252-5800 or email Updates are also available online  -  Road Construction Updates.

APWA Pothole Fact Sheet (PDF)
Roadway Responsibilities

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