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Lake Street Improvements

Planning and design activities are underway for improvemen to the entire length of Lake Street from Harlem Avenue to Austin Boulevard. Project planning will occur in 2017, with much of the construction likely in 2018. Final project details, including materials, costs and construction schedules will be reviewed by the Village Board before final plans are prepared and bids sought.

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Open house public meeting set

Jan. 24, 2016 - Oak Park residents and business operators are invited to learn about major improvements planned for Lake Street at an open house set for 6:30 to 9 p.m., Wed., Feb. 8 at the Village Hall Council Chambers, 123 Madison St.

Anyone may may drop by any time during the open house to view exhibits, speak with Village staff and consultants, and provide their views on the project that will include the entire length of the important commercial roadway from Harlem Avenue to Austin Boulevard.

The meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Anyone requiring assistance to participate in any Village program or activity should contact the ADA Coordinator at 708.358.5430 or email adacoordinator@oak-park.usPersons planning to attend who will need a sign language interpreter or similar accommodations can call the TTY/TTD number at 800.526.0844 or 711. TTY users who speak Spanish may call 800.501.0864 or 711. For Telebraille, dial 877.526-6670 or 711. Requests should be made at least five days prior to the meeting.


Vaulted sidewalk information sought

Jan. 24, 2016 - The Village needs the help of property owners and business operators to identify properties with basement areas that extend under the sidewalk along Lake Street. Identifying these vaulted sidewaks areas is critical to crafting a work plan to eliminate, repair or protect these vaulted sidewalks prior to the start of construction. Any property owner or business operator who has vaulted space under the sidewalk on Lake Street, is urged to call 630.430.6392 or via email