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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Final Street Sweeping Monday, Nov. 14

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The Department of Public Works will conduct its fourth and final street sweep of the year beginning Monday. 

Residents are asked to remove their cars from the streets during the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the week so that crews can ...

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Nicor Natural Gas Meter Relocation Program

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Heads up Park Foresters!

Some residents may have received a notice from Nicor Gas about their gas system improvement initiative. The gas company is working to move all natural gas meters currently located inside homes and businesses to the outside.

Not all ...

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: September 3, 2022

Hydrant flushing, Sept. 6 - 23

Hydrant Flushing

The Department of Public Works is reminding residents that crews will be out in full force over the next several weeks flushing hydrants throughout the village.

 Flushing began on Tuesday, Sept. 6, and will continue through Sept. 23. Public Works ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Western Avenue resurfacing begins today

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The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting residents that patching and resurfacing of Western Avenue, from Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30), in Chicago Heights, to Steger Road, in Park Forest, will require daytime, intermittent lane closures beginning...

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Public hearing on water main project set for Dec. 1 at Village Hall

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PUBLIC COMMENT NOTICE

IEPA FUNDING OF WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS AND ELEVATED TANK

 VILLAGE OF PARK FOREST, ILLINOIS

1.         Purpose of the Project  

The purpose of this project is to ...

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Village of Park Forest - Public Works News
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Metra releases proposed changes to Metra Electric schedule

Metra Electric Changes

Metra today unveiled proposed revisions to its Metra Electric Line schedule and has asked its riders for feedback in an online survey. The new schedule includes changes made necessary by the implementation of the new Positive Train Control (PTC) ...

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Village of Park Forest - Public Works News
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Metra releases proposed changes to Metra Electric schedule

Metra Electric Changes

Metra today unveiled proposed revisions to its Metra Electric Line schedule and has asked its riders for feedback in an online survey. The new schedule includes changes made necessary by the implementation of the new Positive Train Control (PTC) ...

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Village of Park Forest - Public Works News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Street sweeping begins Nov. 18

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Street sweeping begins Monday, Nov. 18, in Park Forest.  

How Street Sweeping WorksThe street sweeper normally begins in the north part of Park Forest and continues south. The number of streets cleaned each day depends on the amount of leaves and/...

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Village of Park Forest - Public Works News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Homewood Disposal asks for resident assistance in helping stop coronavirus spread

Homewood Disposal

The following update is being shared on behalf of the village’s waste collection partner, Homewood Disposal. For questions, please contact Homewood Disposal at 708-798-1004.

Dear Valued Municipal Customers:

As of today, Homewood Disposal Services ...

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Village of Park Forest - Public Works News
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Mandatory boil order lifted, residents may resume normal water usage

PF Boil Order

Park  Forest is no longer under a boil order.The boil order, which began Friday afternoon, was lifted Monday at 1:50 p.m. after village water samples taken over the weekend all came back clear.Residents may now resume normal water usage.Village o...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Water Quality Report for 2020 now available

My Street Nights begins a four-week run July 1

Park Forest's Annual Water Quality Report for 2020 is now available. To view the report now click here

Village of Park Forest - Top Story News