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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Construction Update - November 16, 2018

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Work Completed during the Past Two Weeks (10/26/2018 to 11/16/2018)

  • New copper water service lines were installed.
  • Abandonment of the existing water main was completed.
  • Drainage structure adjustments were completed.
  • Installation of new curb and gutter, drivew...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Construction Update - October 26

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Train Depot Rehabilitation Project

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October 26, 2018

Work Completed Past Week (10/19/2018 to 10/26/2018) 

Percentage Work Completed: 97%

  • Skim coating of the retaining wall adjacent to the North platform parking lot was completed.
  • Insta...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Construction Update - October 26

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2018 Water Main Improvements

PHASE 1:  Northgate Court

Progress Report 1

October 26, 2018

 

Work Completed to Date (10/17/2018 to 10/26/2018)

  • Contractor commenced work on Northgate Ct. on October 17, 2018
  • Installation of new ductile iron water ...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)

 

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Construction Projects Begin Tomorrow

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MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Relining Project:  Kenny Construction will begin mobilizing for a project re-start on Thursday, May 10. Mobilization will include implementing traffic control, detours and tent set-up on Riverside Road south of ...

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View the First Division Construction Notice here. Construction Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 12, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Two Weeks

  • Sewer structure replacements and reconstructions have been completed.
  • Roadway grinding operations have been completed.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
    • Impacted residents will receive notices ...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Village Board of Trustees Meeting

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The Board of Trustees of the Village of Riverside has cancelled their Regular Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 20, 2018.  The meeting will not be rescheduled.  The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be Thursday, J...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Chicago Portage Master Plan Meeting

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On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 7PM at the Riverside Library, the Cook County Forest Preserve District will host the final public meeting for the Chicago Portage Historic Site master plan. The consultant team, Design Workshop, will review the draft re...

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E-Flash
Posted on: December 10, 2018

December Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Canceled

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The December PZC Regular Meeting scheduled for December 17, 2018 at 7 PM in Room 4 of Township Hall, 27 Riverside Rd., Riverside has been cancelled.  The next Regular Meeting of the PZC is scheduled for Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

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View cancellation notice here. E-Flash
Posted on: December 5, 2018

New Link for Online Bill Payments

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Residents who pay water bills online will notice a new look. The Village has transitioned from E-Pay to JetPay. JetPay allows residents to create an account and password, save payment information and add multiple payments into one cart.

If you bookmarked t...

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E-Flash
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Power Outages in Riverside

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Due to the heavy snow and high winds throughout the Chicago area, numerous customers are experiencing power outages in Riverside and surrounding communities. ComEd is working to restore power. To report a power outage, please call ComEd at 1-800-334-7661....

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ComEd Outage Map E-Flash
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Santa's Mailbox is up

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Santa posted his mailbox in front of the Water Tower.. Start writing your lists and checking them twice. Santa will receive your wish list in this busy season and write you back if he can. Letters received between November 26th at noon and December 20th b...

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E-Flash
Posted on: November 25, 2018

Snow Removal Reminders

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Snow on Driveway Aprons

No one likes removing snow from the driveway apron only to have the snow plow pass by and push the snow back up onto the apron.  The village recommends waiting to remove snow from the driveway apron until the roads have bee...

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E-Flash
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)

 

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 6, 2017

RFD receives new boat for water rescue

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The Village of Riverside Department of Fire/Rescue has recently accepted delivery of a new boat which is utilized for rescue and recovery operations on our waterways.

The Village of Riverside Department of Fire/Rescue recently accepted delivery of a new boat that is utilized for rescue and recovery operations on our waterways. The new boat is a 13 ½ foot inflatable rescue boat manufactured by Wing Industries...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2017

100th Year of The Scottish Old People's Home Fire

Take a look a hundred years back in history at one of the most historic fires in Riverside, IL.

Tribune Article Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Winter Preparedness Tips

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The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter.

The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter. To ensure safe and continued del...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Fight for Air Climb

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Jesus Pineda participates in fundraising climb. The "Fight for Air Climb" is an event that takes place at the Presidential Towers in downtown Chicago; I've done the fundraiser three years in a row now.

Jesus Pineda participates in fundraising climb. The "Fight for Air Climb" is an event that takes place at the Presidential Towers in downtown Chicago; I've done the fundraiser three years in a row now. The purpose of the Climb is to raise awaren...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2016

2016 Graduation Release

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On Saturday night March 5th, Fire Chief Buckley, Deputy Chief Sherman and Lt Williamson attended the Romeoville Fire Academy Graduation for three new members.

Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2015

New Staff

New Staff

On December 3, 2015 the Fire Department swore in their new staff. Pictured above (Left to right) are Battalion Chiefs Kevin Kuratko and Tom Bensfield, Deputy Chief Bill Sherman and Fire Chief Matt Buckley.

Fire Department Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: December 15, 2018

Riverside Police Continue Mission-Specific Traffic Enforcement

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The Intensified Traffic Enforcement (ITE) detail was operational Thursday, December 16 and ran from to 3PM to10PM.

A total of 16 citations were issued for various violations and one arrest was made; for driving while license suspended. Three warning citations were also issued.

Other violations included speeding, stop signs, no insurance, lane usage and improper turn.

Ar...

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RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2018

RPD Holiday Traffic Safety Enforcement

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over this holiday season.

Riverside, IL  The holidays are a time for friends, family and coworkers to come together in celebration. Wherever you are — at an office party, a family member’s home or out at a bar — it is esse...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 15, 2018

Riverside Police Continue Mission-Specific Traffic Enforcement

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A total of 16 citations were issued for various violations and one arrest was made; for driving while license suspended. Three warning citations were also issued.

Other violations included speeding, stop signs, no insurance, lane usage and improper turn.

Ar...

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RPD Twitter Account Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Christmas Light Recycling

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The Riverside Township Lions Club will collect unwanted Christmas lights for recycling.  Working and non-working  indoor or outdoor lights can be dropped off at the Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, or the North Riverside Public ...

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Learn More About the Lions Club Here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 12, 2018

RPD Holiday Traffic Safety Enforcement

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Riverside, IL  The holidays are a time for friends, family and coworkers to come together in celebration. Wherever you are — at an office party, a family member’s home or out at a bar — it is essential that you make the lifesaving choic...

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RPD Twitter Feed/Follow for Enforcement Alerts Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Chicago Portage Master Plan

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On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 7PM at the Riverside Library, the Cook County Forest Preserve District will host the final public meeting for the Chicago Portage Historic Site master plan. The consultant team, Design Workshop, will review the draft re...

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Get more information here. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 5, 2018

New Link for Online Bill Payments

Riverside Logo with Tower in the Background

Residents who pay water bills online will notice a new look. The Village has transitioned from E-Pay to JetPay. JetPay allows residents to create an account and password, save payment information and add multiple payments into one cart.

If you bookmarked t...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 21, 2018

The Santa Mailbox

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Santa's posting his mailbox in front of the Water Tower on November 26th at noon. Start writing your lists and checking them twice. Santa will receive your wish list in this busy season and write you back if he can. Letters received between November 26th ...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Planet Earth Needs Our Help

Composting Recycling Sustainability

Residential recycling is more highly contaminated with non-recyclable garbage than ever before. Reports from sorting facilities indicate a contamination rate of 25% - 35%. This weighs down sorting facilities, reduces commodity prices, affects remanufactur...

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Recycling Guidelines Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Snow Removal Reminders

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Snow on Driveway Aprons

No one likes removing snow from the driveway apron only to have the snow plow pass by and push the snow back up onto the apron.  The village recommends waiting to remove snow from the driveway apron until the roads have bee...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2018 Construction

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MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Relining Project:  Kenny Construction began mobilizing for a project re-start on Thursday, May 10. Mobilization included implementing traffic control, detours and tent set-up on Riverside Road south of the BNSF ...

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View the First Division Construction Notice here. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Power Outage?

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If you experience a power outage, please contact ComEd at 1-800-334-7661. Leave the area immediately if there are downed power lines.

ComEd Website Trending in Riverside