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City Repairing Green Bay Road Drainage Structures through October 10

Posted in Construction, Road Construction, Utilities Department

The City of Evanston Utilities Department is currently completing repairs to the drainage structures on Green Bay Rd., from

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Mulford Street at Callan Avenue September 29 through October 9

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Traffic, Utilities Department

ComEd will implement a temporary traffic control plan on Mulford St., from Callan Ave. east to the cul-de-sac, beginning

New Sidewalk Project on Pitner Avenue and Dempster Street Begins September 29

Beginning Monday, September 29, the City of Evanston will contract a new sidewalk construction project, which includes the replacement

Temporary Traffic Control Plan Behind Sherman Garden Apartments Begins September 29

Beginning Monday, September 29, City contractors will begin installation of a new 8-inch storm sewer line in the alley

City to Contract Road Resurfacing Work on Six Segments of Street Beginning September 29

Posted in Public Works, Road Construction, street resurfacing

Beginning the week of September 29, the City of Evanston will contract road resurfacing work on six segments of

ComEd Overhead Relocation Project Scheduled for September 22

On Monday, September 22, ComEd will be working to install a new pole on the east side of the

Temporary Traffic Control Plans Set for Sheridan Road September 11, 15-22

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Nicor construction, Road Construction

Two temporary traffic control plans will be implemented on Sheridan Rd. near Colfax St. in the coming days to

Ingleside Place Improvement Project Begins September 2

Over the next five weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting street improvement projects on Ingleside Pl., east

ComEd Contractors to Perform Work in Section of Alley North of Payne St. Aug. 18-21

Posted in comed, Construction, Utilities, Utilities Department

ComEd contractors will be intermittently blocking the north end of the alley located north of Payne St., between Dewey

Morton Civic Center Construction Project to Start in Mid-August

Posted in Construction

A roof replacement project at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center’s Boiler Building is scheduled to begin the week

Oak Ave., Clark St. Improvement Project Begins August 11

Posted in Construction, Public Works, Road Construction

Beginning the week of August 11, the City of Evanston will contract an 8-week street improvement project for Oak

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Asbury Avenue Begins July 29

Beginning Tuesday, July 29, City contractors will begin construction to replace the existing water service at 1454 Asbury Ave.

Water Main Replacement & Street Resurfacing CIP 2 Project Begins July 28

Beginning the week of July 28, A. Lamp Concrete Contractors will start work on the water main replacement and

Nicor to Resume Gas Service Replacement, New Meter Installation in Evanston July 21 through October 31

Posted in Nicor construction, Utilities, Utilities Department

From July 21 through October 31, 2014, Nicor's subcontractor, NPL Construction, will resume the replacement of residential gas services

ComEd to Perform Alley Restoration Work Beginning July 10

ComEd will perform roadway restoration work in the alley between Dewey and Ashland Avenues, located north of Payne St.,

Sherman Ave. Improvement Project Begins July 7

Posted in Construction, Public Works, street resurfacing

Beginning the week of July 7 through the end of August, the City will contract street improvements on Sherman

Temporary Traffic Control Plan Scheduled for Maple Avenue Starting July 7

ComEd will complete electrical service work impacting the west side of Maple Ave., between Emerson and Clark Streets, in

Davis Street Improvement Project Resumes July 7

Over the next six weeks, the City of Evanston will complete the remaining contract work for the Davis Street

Sidewalk Construction along School Walk Routes Begins June 30

Posted in Construction, Public Works

From June 30 to August 8, the City of Evanston’s Public Works Department will replace deteriorated sidewalk slabs along

Road Resurfacing Work on Oakton St. Begins June 23

Posted in Road Construction

The City of Evanston will contract road resurfacing work on Oakton St., between Dodge Ave. and Asbury Ave., beginning

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Grove Street June 23-27

Posted in Construction, Utilities

From Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27, AT&T will implement a temporary traffic control plan on Grove St.,

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Portion of Clark St. Begins May 27

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Road Construction, Traffic, Utilities

From Tuesday, May 27 through Friday, June 13, ComEd contractors will perform excavation and installation of underground conduit for

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Payne St. Begins May 21

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Traffic

On Wednesday, May 21, ComEd contractors will begin excavation and installation of underground conduit for the future installation of

Nicor Gas to Conduct Gas Main Replacement through July 30

Posted in Construction, Nicor construction

Nicor Gas and its subcontractors, United Meters Inc. (UMI) and NPL Construction, are currently working to replace 12,000 feet

City to Begin Water Main Replacement and Street Resurfacing Project May 19

Posted in Construction, street resurfacing, water

Beginning the week of May 19, the City of Evanston and its contractor will launch a ten-week project to

City to Begin Street Resurfacing Work May 5

Posted in Public Works, Road Construction, street resurfacing

The City and its contractor will resurface 16 street segments throughout Evanston beginning May 5, with work expected to

City to Rehabilitate Combined Sewer on Portion of Central Park Ave.

Posted in construction, Utilities Department

The City of Evanston Utilities Department and its contractor, Kenny Construction, will rehabilitate the combined sewer on Central Park

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Phase 3 of Grove Street ComEd Construction Project

Posted in ComEd, construction, traffic

ComEd is installing underground electric utilities on Grove Street.  Location and Limits of Affected Area: Grove St. (between Ridge

Phase 2 Update on Grove Street ComEd Construction Project

Posted in construction, Utilities Department

ComEd is installing underground electric utilities on Grove Street. Phase 2 of construction is scheduled to begin on April 24,

Evanston Awarded Grant to Fund Bike Transportation Improvements

Posted in Public Works, Transportation

The City of Evanston has been awarded nearly $1.5 million in federal funding for bicycle transportation improvements, Gov. Pat

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Grove Street Begins April 16

Posted in construction

Beginning April 16, 2014, ComEd contractors will be performing excavation and installation of underground conduit for the future installation

Nicor Gas Main and Service Line Replacement Work Extended Through May 15

Due to extreme winter weather conditions, Nicor Gas has extended their Evanston gas main replacement project through Thursday, May

Nicor to Conduct Gas Main and Service Line Replacement April 7 to June 30

Posted in Nicor construction, Utilities

Nicor Gas and its subcontractors will replace 13,000 feet of old low pressure gas mains and 364 service lines,

Call for Nominations for 2014 Preservation and Design Awards

Posted in housing

The City of Evanston is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Preservation and Design Awards from property owners, architects,

Bridge Street Reconstruction Project Update

Posted in construction

By July 1, 2014 the City/Illinois Department of Transportation will be completing the reconstruction and widening of the Bridge Street

City Adopts New Building Codes with Amendments

Posted in Construction, Housing, Zoning

The City of Evanston adopted new nationally recognized building codes with amendments effective January 1, 2014. Key building code

Nicor Gas Main Replacement Project Phase 1 Begins

Evanston Gas Main Replacement Project - Phase 1 In preparation for the 2014 Nicor Gas Main Replacement Program, United

ComEd to Begin Emergency Repair Work Along Clark Street & Chicago Avenue

Posted in comed, construction, emergency work, street restrictions, traffic

Updated: 12/19/2013 at 2:45 p.m. CST On Thursday, December 19, ComEd will begin a three-day project to replace a

Davis St. Water Main/Sewer Project Update

Posted in construction

Contractors for the City of Evanston have been performing water main and sewer replacement work on Davis Street to

Notice of CTA Track Work on North Section of Purple Line

Posted in construction, Transportation

In an effort to maintain track along the CTA Purple Line, eliminate slow zones, and continue to provide quality

Nicor Gas Main Replacement Project Phase 8 to Begin September 30

Posted in construction

Evanston Gas Main Replacement Project - Phase 8 September 30, 2013 to October 28, 2013 Location and Limits of

Combined Sewer Rehab Work Begins Sept. 16

This project involves rehabilitation of the City’s public combined sewer lines using a cured in place pipe (CIPP) lining

2013 Fire Hydrant Painting to Begin Sept. 9

The City of Evanston Utilities Department has hired a contractor to paint fire hydrants in south Evanston. The Contractor

CTA Track Work Begins on North Section of Purple Line

In an effort to maintain track along the CTA Purple Line, eliminate slow zones, and continue to provide quality

Nicor Gas Main Replacement Project - Phase 5 & 6

Evanston Gas Main Replacement Project - Phase 5 August 28, 2013 to October 21, 2013 Phase 5 Map Location and

CTA Update on Red and Purple Modernization Project

Posted in CTA

The goal of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Project is to modernize and expand capacity on the northern

Temporary Traffic Control on Green Bay Rd. for Water/Sewer Work Sept. 4-20

Posted in Construction, Public Works, Utilities Department

There will be temporary traffic control in place in order to instal new water and sewer service connection on Green

UPDATE: Governor Announces Evanston Bridge Project Rehabilitation, Work Starts September 3

UPDATE: Work on the Bridge St. bridge reconstruction project set to begin September 3 and is expected to be

Temporary Lane Reduction on Clark St. for Crane Lift August 24

Vehicular traffic will be reduced to one lane between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 24 so that

Lane Shifts on Chicago Ave. July 31 to Aug 2

Posted in Construction

Troch-McNeil Paving Company, Inc., as part of the Trader Joe’s project, will be repaving the portion of roadway in front

Update on Evanston's Neighborhood Stabilization 2 Program Released

The City of Evanston has released a report put together by Northwestern University student William McLaughlin documenting the progress

City to Begin Work on Roof & Chimney at Noyes Cultural Arts Center

Contractors for the City of Evanston will begin roof and chimney repair work starting July 25 at the Noyes

City of Evanston Announces More Street Resurfacing Projects

Starting the week of July 29, for nine weeks, contractors for the City of Evanston will be doing street

Firemen's Park Renovation Project

Over the next few months, the City of Evanston will be renovating Firemen’s Park, which is located at the intersection

Water Shutdown Today at Lake St. & Hartrey Ave.

Contractors for the City of Evanston's Utilities Department will be doing work in the Lake St. and Hartrey Ave.

Davis St. Improvement Project from Ridge Ave. to Hinman Ave. to Begin July 29, Includes Protected Bicycle Lane

Contractors for the City of Evanston will begin work on the Davis St. improvement project starting July 29 for

Partial Lane Closures at Ridge Ave. and Clark St. Area July 24 for Street Resurfacing

Focus Construction, Inc., as part of the last component to complete the 1717 Ridge Avenue project, will be milling and

CTA Track Work from Lee St. to Church St. Until Sept. 26

Posted in CTA

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has begun Phase Three of its track renewal program from Lee St. to Church

Water Main & Street Work to Begin on July 15 on Clark, Austin & Keeney Streets

Starting July 15 for eleven weeks, the city will be contracting the water main replacement and street resurfacing CIP

Sewer Work Set to Begin July 22 on Prairie Ave.

The City of Evanston Utilities Department has contracted with Insituform Technologies USA, LLC (Insituform) to rehabilitate approximately 2,175 feet

Traffic Detour for Sewer Work on Austin St. at Ridge Ave. July 10

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be installing a sewer liner in the 900 block of Austin St.

Washington St. Lane Closure for CTA Work June 22-23

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will be performing work on the tracks near Washington Street June 22 and 23. The CTA work

Downtown Evanston Gas Main Replacement Project June 17 - July 1

Nicor Gas will be doing gas main work on Clark St. between Orrington Ave. and Chicago Ave. from June

Water Main Replacement and Street Resurfacing Projects Begin the Week of June 17

Posted in construction

Beginning the week of June 17 and continuing for 14 weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting the water main

Street Resurfacing Construction to Begin the Week of June 17

Posted in street resurfacing

Over the next eight weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting road resurfacing work on twelve (12) street

Davis St. Water Main/Sewer Project Work Until End of July

Starting June 3, for the next ten weeks, contractors for the City of Evanston will be doing water main

Downtown Evanston Gas Main Replacement Project Begins June 5

Phase 1 is to be completed from June 5, 2013 to July 29, 2013. Location and Limits of Affected

City Parking Lot on Central St. to be Rehabbed in June

Starting the week of June 3 for five weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting out work on the

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Utility Connections on Chicago Ave. June 10-24

Contractors for the Walgreens store in the 600 block of Chicago Ave. will be installing water and sewer connections from

Prairie Ave. Reduced to One Traffic Lane between Central & Grant Streets for Sewer Work June 12 - July 15

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be rehabilitating the combined sewer on Prairie Avenue between Central Street and

Temporary Traffic Control Plan at 737 Chicago Ave. May 13-29

There will be a temporary traffic control plan put in place on Chicago Ave. between Keeney and Kedzie Streets

Temporary Traffic Control Plan on Sheridan Rd. at Church St. Until May 14

A temporary traffic control plan started earlier today on Sheridan Rd. at Church St. until May 14 for the

Traffic on Central Park Ave. and Payne St. to Be Reduced to One Lane for Sewer Work May 6-22

As part of the sewer rehabilitation work being done on Elgin (Golf) Road between Lincolnwood Avenue and McCormick Boulevard, it is

CTA Track Work Begins May 8-19; Mulford St. to South Blvd. Section

The Chicago Transit Authority will begin work to replace the Purple Line track ties as part of their track renewal

ComEd Work on Asbury Ave. Set for April 25-May 3

ComEd will be performing manhole inspections on Asbury Ave. between Oakton St. and Harvard Terr. April 25 through May

Temporary Traffic Lane Shifts on Chicago Ave. April 24-May 8

Several sewer and water connections will be installed at the Trader Joe's construction site in the 1200 block of

Construction Work in 1700 Block of Central St. Set for April 22-May 6

Construction crews will be installing a new storm water line for the Central Station Apartments at 1700 Central St.

Southeast Evanston Gas Main and Meter Replacement Project

Nicor Gas plans to replace nearly 12,000 feet of gas main and 232 gas services with new meters and

Call for Nominations for 2013 Preservation and Design Awards

The City of Evanston is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Preservation and Design Awards from property owners, architects,

Overnight Sewer Work on Cleveland St. April 15-20

The City of Evanston’s Utilities Department is rehabilitating the combined sewer on Cleveland Street, from Pitner Avenue west through

Union Pacific to Remove Abandoned Bridge from Main St. April 20

Union Pacific Railroad will be removing the abandoned bridge deck at Main St. on Saturday, April 20. Main St.

How Evanston's Streets and Sanitation Crews Deal with Potholes

April means pothole filling season for the City of Evanston’s Streets and Sanitation Division. With winter behind us, the

UPDATE: Isabella St. Project Notice of Road Closure

 UPDATE UPDATE 4/4/2013 The Isabella Street road closure is scheduled to be shifted to the west on Monday, April

Central St. Improvement Project Begins April 15

Roadway improvement work on Central Street between Cowper Avenue and Central Park Avenue (see map below) is set to begin

Davis St. Sewer Work March 18 - April 5

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be rehabilitating the combined sewer on Davis Street between Oak Avenue and

Temporary Davis St. Lane Closure on March 26

Two lanes of Davis Street will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 26 (westbound,

Small Business Energy Savings

The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Community Challenge with the goal of reducing

Walgreens Sets Goal to Build Nation's First Net Zero Energy Retail Store in Evanston

By utilizing solar panels, wind turbines and geothermal technology, engineers anticipate the new store will produce energy equal to

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

City Invites Comments on a Joint Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Intent to Request Release of Funds

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS This notice shall

No CTA Purple Line Express March 4-8 and April 29 - May 3 Due to Construction Work

The CTA recently announced that the Purple Line Express service will be impacted by the Wells St. Bridge project over

Sign Up for EnergyBuzz to Save on Your Gas Bill and Get Five Free CFLs

The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Community Challenge with the goal of reducing

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

Temporary Davis St. Lane Closure on Feb. 12

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013, The Timm T. Martin Company will be temporarily closing two lanes of Davis Street,

Neighborhood Grocery Store Groundbreaking

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, Alderman Melissa Wynne (3rd Ward) and representatives from Terraco, Inc. (project developers) were on hand

Sherman Plaza Garage to Receive Energy Efficient Lighting Makeover with Help of DCEO Funds

The Sherman Plaza Garage, located on the corner of Davis St. and Benson Ave., will be getting a lighting

Green Bay Rd. Lane Closure Dec. 24 - Jan. 4 for School Construction Work

One southbound lane of Green Bay Road will temporarily be closed from Lincoln Street to south of the driveway access of

Temporary Sheridan Rd. Lane Closure (Garrett Pl. to Noyes St.) Dec. 19

Gatwood Crane Service will be temporarily closing two lanes of Sheridan Rd. between Garrett Pl. and Noyes St. for approximately

Proposed Walgreens on Crawford Ave. Goes before Skokie Plan Commission Dec. 6

The Village of Skokie’s Plan Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 6 to discuss plans for

CTA Night Track Renewal Work Continues Until November 28

This information is provided on behalf of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). In an effort to renew the CTA

Noyes 'L' Stop Night Work Continues

As part of the CTA Station Renewal Program, CTA crews will be doing night work on the Noyes St. 'L'

More Street Resurfacing Projects to Begin October 8

Starting October 8, for three weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting road resurfacing work on three street segments throughout

Temporary Traffic Shift on Ridge Rd. for Repair of Underground Telecommunications Conduit

There will be a temporary shift in traffic patterns on Ridge Road between Simpson and Foster Streets from 8 a.m.

Central Street Construction Starting October 2

For ten days, from October 2 to October 16, McShane Construction and Subcontractors will be performing an underground utility

Additional Street Resurfacing Projects to Begin September 4

Starting September 4 and lasting for about five weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting out road resurfacing

IDOT to Start Road Work on Dempster St. & Asbury Ave. August 27

The Illinois Department of Transportation will be contracting roadway patching work on Dempster Street from the western city limits

Resurfacing Project on Church Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation will be contracting road resurfacing work on Church Street from Gross Point Road in

Groundbreaking Held for Central Station Apartments

On August 15, 2012, Alderman Jane Grover (7th Ward) and other City of Evanston officials joined representatives from the Central

Water Main Replacement and Street Improvement Project

Starting August 20, the city will be contracting water main replacement and roadway work on Group 3 project consisting

Metra's CEO Clifford Comes to Evanston to Discuss Strategic Plan, Get Public Input

Top Metra officials came to Evanston for a Metra Open House on July 18 to solicit public input as

Church St. Improvement Project

Streetscape, resurfacing, bicycle path and rehab of Orrington Plaza part of the project Starting August 1 for eleven weeks,

Share your Thoughts with Metra, Take a Survey

Metra is soliciting input from riders and residents on its mission, vision for the future and projects on which

Metra Soliciting Public Input on Projects and Vision at Open House in Evanston and Online

Metra will be holding an open house at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center on July 18 to solicit

Sherman Plaza Garage Repair Update

Façade inspections of the Sherman Plaza Parking Garage, located on the corner of Davis St. and Benson, were recently

Crawford Avenue Resurfacing Set for July 9

Posted in construction

Illinois Department of Transportation Crawford Avenue Resurfacing The Illinois Department of Transportation will be contracting road resurfacing work on

2012 Water Main Replacement and Street Improvement Project

Posted in construction

The city will be contracting water main replacement and roadway work on Group 2 project consisting of four street segments

Mayor Thanks Senator Schoenberg, CTA President for Purple Line Upgrades

Posted in construction, CTA

The Chicago Transit Authority and the City of Evanston held a press conference on June 21 to discuss the

CTA Viaduct Replacements Continue: CTA Purple Line Shuttles to Run and Dempster at Sherman Closed June 22-26

Starting this weekend, the Dempster and Grove Street viaducts will be replaced, with work beginning on Friday, June 22 and concluding on Tuesday,

CTA Viaduct to be Put in Place Starting June 8 at Greenleaf St.

Starting this weekend, the Greenleaf Viaduct will be replaced with work beginning on Friday and concluding on Monday. The

Mayor Tisdahl & Ald. Rainey Thank Best Buy for Donation

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Alderman Ann Rainey (8th Ward) publically thanked Best Buy on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 for

NSP2 Open House June 14, Congresswoman Schakowsky and Mayor Tisdahl to Kick Off Event

On June 14, 2012, the City of Evanston will host a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Open House at

Chicago Ave. Closure between Clark and Church June 2

Chicago Ave. between Church and Clark Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June

2012 Water Main Replacement and Street Improvement Project

Starting May 14, 2012 and spanning twelve weeks, the city will be contracting water main replacement and roadway work on

City Announces Street Resurfacing Projects for 2012

Starting May 7, 2012 for eight weeks, the city will be contracting road resurfacing work on nine street segments throughout Evanston.  This project

City to Replace Drainage Structures on Church St. between Fowler & Pitner

The City of Evanston's Utilities Department will be replacing several drainage structures on Church Street between Fowler and Pitner Avenues.

Sherman Pl. to be Closed April 23 for CTA Construction

Creation of a staging area will begin for the replacement of the Dempster St. CTA Purple Line viaduct on Monday, April 23,

Water Work Continues on Ridge Ave. at Green Bay Rd.

The City of Evanston's Sewer Division will be closing one northbound lane of Ridge Ave. just past Green Bay Rd. (under Metra viaduct)

CTA Purple Line Viaduct Work Under Way Again

The spring construction season is here, and so is the continuation of the $10.3 million CTA project to replace the

CTA Yellow Line Station Study to be Presented to City Council April 16

Staff from the City of Evanston's Public Works Department will present to the City Council the study findings for the input

UPDATE: Edgemark Development at 2635 Crawford Ave.

Edgemark Development has submitted a revised application for a Map amendment for the property at 2635 Crawford Avenue to be

Turn Lane From Ridge Ave. to Clark St. to be Closed

Starting Wednesday, April 4, 2012, the 1717 Ridge Project will require closure of the right turn lane on Ridge Avenue

Proposed Streetscape Projects Presented to City Council

On Monday, March 26, City staff presented the Evanston City Council plans for streetscape projects on Dodge Ave. at Lake

"In the Works" Public Works Newsletter Now Available Online

The Spring 2012 edition of In the Works is now available online. This newsletter from the City of Evanston's Public

Traffic Lane Reductions on Ridge Ave. at Clark St. Extended

The contractor for the 1717 Ridge project has extended work on Ridge Avenue between Church Street and Clark Street starting Tuesday,

Chicago Ave. Streetscape Project to Begin April 2

Starting April 2 for twelve weeks,  the City of Evanston and the Illinois Department of Transportation will be contracting out a streetscape

Traffic Lane Reductions on Ridge Ave. at Clark St. to Begin March 12

Posted in Construction, Lane Reductions, Traffic

The contractor for the 1717 Ridge project will be working on Ridge Avenue between Church Street and Clark Street starting

Sherman Plaza Parking Garage Façade Inspection Starts March 12

The City of Evanston has contracted with Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc., structural engineering consultants, to do an inspection of

Temporary Central St. Road Closure Feb 24

Central St. between Sheridan Rd. and Orrington Ave. will be temporarily closed for four to five hours on Friday, February

Protective Scaffolding to be Erected for Garage Inspection

Posted in construction, Downtown Evanston

The City of Evanston will erect temporary protective scaffolding at the sidewalk level around the Sherman Plaza Parking Garage beginning

CTA Yellow Line Study Meeting - January 24

Posted in CTA Yellow Line, Transportation

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: YELLOW LINE STATION ENGINEERING FEASIBILITY STUDY- CTA Yellow Line between Ridge and Dodge Avenues, City of Evanston

UPDATE- Continuance Requested: Plan Commission Packet Now Available for Chase Bank Proposal

UPDATE: Edgemark Development has requested a continuance concerning the Wednesday, December 14, 2011 public hearing for a proposed text and

AMLI Evanston Breaks Ground at Chicago/Kedzie

AMLI Residential, a multi-family real estate developer, closed on its land assemblage in Evanston and has begun demolition of three vacant

CTA Purple Line Retaining Wall Work Extended to Dec. 9 - One Southbound Lane of Chicago Ave. to be Closed

Posted in CTA, Public Works, Purple Line

In July 2011, the Chicago Transit Authority Board approved a $10.3 million contract to replace the Purple Line viaducts at

U.S. Senator Durbin Tours South Evanston NSP2 Area

On October 28, 2011 U.S. Senator Richard Durbin toured part of Evanston’s Eighth Ward to view progress on the Neighborhood

City Seeks Public Input on Spending Federal CDBG-Recovery Dollars

The City of Evanston is seeking public input through November 1, 2011on its Amendment to to its Community Development Block

City of Evanston Receives $792,000 Grant for Dempster St. Traffic Signal Modernization

The City of Evanston has received a $792,000 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Grant for traffic signal modernization

Where Would You Want a New CTA Yellow Line Station?

On June 2nd many Evanston residents showed up for the first public meeting on the proposed new CTA Yellow Line

Fiber Network Construction

Sunesys, LLC will begin work in the area installing a fiber optic network starting April 27th to May 27th 2011.

High Above Evanston: Library Gets New Energy-efficient Cooling System

On Tuesday, April 12, high above Evanston, residents were able to witness the removal of two 13,000 lb. cooling units

"In the Works" - the newsletter that covers "At Your Disposal" and more!

The Spring 2011 edition of "In the Works" is now available online. The newsletter covers news and updates on yard

Public Encouraged to Comment on CTA Proposed Improvements to Purple Line

Posted in CTA, Intergovernmental Affairs, Transportation

On January 27 the CTA held a Public Scoping Meeting in Evanston to highlight their proposed improvements to the Purple

Evanston CTA Public Meeting Media Coverage

Posted in CTA, Intergovernmental Affairs, Transportation

Last night the CTA held a Public Scoping Meeting at the Fleetwood-Jourdain where community members were able to view the

Schakowsky, Evanston Mayor Tour Proposed Federal Grant Target Area Troubled by Crime, Foreclosures

Posted in Community Challenge Grant, Community Development

Last week the City of Evanston submitted its application for a $2.5 million Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Sheridan Road Construction from Burnham Place to Emerson St.

Posted in Construction

Sheridan Road Project Newsletter - August 2010 The City/Illinois Department of Transportation will be contracting roadway improvements on Sheridan Road

Fall "Highlights" Now Available

Posted in Highlights

The Fall 2010 edition of "Highlights" will be delivered to residents in the next few days. You can check it

Eco Corner: Paint Disposal Options

It’s summer. The weather is finally warm enough to tackle all of the home improvement projects you ignored during