Sunday, February 11, 2018

Alleyways

After this morning's 4 inch snow, we have received over 13 inches of snow in Berwyn over the weekend. Berwyn’s Department of Public Works has been authorized to secure additional resources to begin the process of clearing the City’s alleyways. This process will begin tomorrow and will continue 24 hours a day until it is completed.
Please be aware that clearing the alleys will create snow rows on your garage apron and in front of your garage door. There is no way to avoid this, as we cannot clear individual aprons.
In addition, starting tomorrow (2/12) all vehicles that are parked in a street maintenance (sweeping) area MUST be moved in accordance with the posted signage. This will allow plows to clear these areas to the curb.
Thank you again for your cooperation.

Waste Management Delays

With the continued snow storm, Waste Management crews were unable to complete garbage/recycling pick ups this past Saturday.  All remaining residents with regular Friday garbage/recycling service that weren’t picked up yesterday, will be serviced tomorrow, Monday, February 12th.
The city is still not plowing alleys as we focus on clearing the city streets.

Thank you for your patience.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Snow Route

Good Afternoon,

As of 5:00 PM on Saturday, February 10th, parking can once again resume on the City’s designated snow routes.

All secondary roadways will be cleared to the curb on their regular Street Cleaning/Maintenance day. Please follow the posted signage on your block. As of Saturday afternoon, the City is not plowing alleys.

The City of Berwyn would like to thank you for your cooperation in moving your vehicles to ensure safe travel and parking availability on our streets. Please stay warm, and have a good evening.

Water Main Break

The City is experiencing a water main break on the 2100 block of Cuyler Avenue.  You may experience a brief loss of water service at some time today while we make the necessary repairs. 

We apologize for this inconvenience and we will do our best to resolve the matter as soon as possible.

Friday, February 9, 2018

City of Berwyn Implements Snow Routes Beginning at 7 pm on Friday, February 9th and Ending at 5 pm on Saturday February 10th

Due to non compliant residents, implementation of snow routes will be extended till 5 pm on Saturday February 10th. Those who live/park on a snow route must move their vehicles.  Plows will work throughout the night and day clearing these streets to the curb so that Saturday evening , cars may again park on these streets.  Check the signs where you park or check the City website, HOW DO I,  FIND MAPS, to look at the Snow Route Map.

There will NOT be a snow emergency declared.  All secondary roadways will be cleared to the curb on their normal Street Cleaning/Maintenance day.


As of Friday evening , we are not plowing alleys.

City Buildings Closing Early

With the continued snowfall, the City of Berwyn will be closing the following buildings at 2 pm, today, Friday, February 9th:
  • City Hall, 6700 26th Street
  • Berwyn Recreation Department, 6501 W. 31st St.
  • CDBG Building, 6420 16th St.
  • Berwyn Public Library, 2701 S. Harlem Ave.
If you or a neighbor do not have access to adequate heating, the Berwyn Police Department will be available as a warming center. (open 24 hrs) For snowfall information, contact the Snow Hotline at 708-749-6514. During this time, we encourage you to check on your neighbors, especially the elderly or disabled to ensure their safety.  If you are worried about the health status of a neighbor, please call the Berwyn Police Department’s non-emergency number at (708) 795-5600.


City of Berwyn Implements Snow Routes Beginning at 7 pm on Friday, February 9th

Those who live/park on a snow route must move their vehicle by 7:00 p.m.  Plows will work throughout the night clearing these streets to the curb so that Saturday morning, cars may again park on these streets.  Check the signs where you park or check the City website, HOW DO I, FIND MAPS, to look at the Snow Route Map.
There will NOT be a snow emergency declared.  All secondary roadways will be cleared to the curb on their normal Street Cleaning/Maintenance day.
As of noon on Friday, we are not plowing alleys.

City of Berwyn Snow Update / Street Cleaning

With the continued snowfall, the City of Berwyn’s Public Works Department will continue to plow the City’s streets.  Snow Routes are currently NOT being enforced as we are focusing on keeping all of the roads clear. 
Regular Street Maintenance will be enforced during this time.  Please follow the posted signs for the maintenance schedule on our block.
For snowfall information, contact the Snow Hotline at 708-749-6514.

Senior Van Service Cancelled / Update on Senior Shoveling

Due to unsafe road conditions, the City of Berwyn is cancelling its Senior Van Services today, Friday, February 9th.  All seniors who are signed up for shoveling services, can expect to have this service completed by this evening. 
For snowfall information, contact the Snow Hotline at 708-749-6514.
During this time, we encourage you to check on your neighbors, especially the elderly or disabled to ensure their safety.  If you are worried about the health status of a neighbor, please call the Berwyn Police Department’s non-emergency number at (708) 795-5600.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Snow Day for District 100 and 98 Schools

Due to the incoming snow storm, the City of Berwyn has been notified that District 100 and 98 schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, February 9th.

Garbage / Recycling Services Delayed 1 Day Due to Storm

Due to the incoming snowstorm, all garbage and recycling services scheduled for Friday, February 9th will be delayed 1 day.  They will be picked up on Saturday, February 10th.  The City of Berwyn will update its social media page and website with any further changes.  As a reminder, if you have any snow related questions, please call the Snow Hotline (708) 749-6514.

Snow Removal

Berwyn Residents, Please review the City of Berwyn's snow removal information (see attached.)  If you have any questions regarding snow removal, please call the Snow Hotline (708) 749-6514. [Read More]

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Power Outage Update

Berwyn, IL – In the early hours of Tuesday, February 6th, a vehicular accident caused damage to four ComEd polls in the south alley of 34th Street between Clarence Ave. and Gunderson Ave.  ComEd has had crews on the scene all day and power has now been restored. [Read More]

Power Outage

Berwyn, IL – In the early hours of Tuesday, February 6th, a vehicular accident caused damage to four ComEd polls in the south alley of 34th Street between Clarence Ave. and Gunderson Ave.  ComEd currently has three crews on the scene.  Originally, 400 customers were affected, but ComEd was able to switch customers to different grids to restore their electric power.  There are currently 77 customers without power.  ComEd hopes to restore power by noon. [Read More]