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Posted on: February 15, 2019

CN Rail Signal Malfunctions

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Ben Benson, City Administrator, (815) 838-0549 x2111 bbenson@lockport.org

February 15, 2019

CN Rail Signal Malfunctions/Safety Concerns at Lockport Crossings

Lockport, IL – The City of Lockport has 11 rail road crossings, 9 on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Bike Path Master Plan Survey

The Bike Path Master Plan Survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BDT5C7M. Please take the survey by Friday, February 15 at 4:30 PM. 

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Recycling Service Resumes

Last week, the City sent out a notification that recycling service was cancelled for the remainder of last week only, due to weather. Recycling resumed yesterday, as planned, and will continue through the week. Please put recycling out for regular pick up...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

9th Street at CN Rail Crossing Detour

The Canadian National Rail Crossing on 9th Street, west of State Street, will be closed to all traffic beginning on Saturday, February 2 at 9 AM for maintenance. The crossing is anticipated to remain closed until Sunday, February 3 at noon. 

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Reminder: Bike Master Plan Open House

The City of Lockport recently began to update its Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan to evaluate and implement additional opportunities for recreational amenities, alternative modes of transportation, and connecting our City to surrounding communities. The Ci...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Modified Hours on Wednesday, January 30

Due to the extreme temperatures expected on Wednesday, January 30, City Offices will have limited services and hours available. City Offices are expected to be open from 9 AM to noon on Wednesday; however, some non-essential services may be unavailable du...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Waste Management Suspending Service

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Residents with scheduled trash collection for Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday should place trash carts out by 6:00 AM on Friday for resumed service. 

MEDIA ALERT: Issued by Waste Management on Tuesday, January 29

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

City's Snow Removal and Parking Ordinance

Priority Plowing System

The city has established a priority plowing system to help traffic move as efficiently and safely as possible.

  • Priority One streets are those that are main streets, including those in subdivisions, roads that link arterials, and thos...
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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Bike Master Plan Open House

The City of Lockport recently began to update its Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan to evaluate and implement additional opportunities for recreational amenities, alternative modes of transportation, and connecting our City to surrounding communities. The Ci...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

City Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. City Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, January 22 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM. 

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Winter Weather Tips

Winter officially started on December 21; and although we have had fairly mild weather thus far, eventually, we expect “Old Man Winter” will be upon us. So before the inclement weather arrives, below are some of our best City tips to help you get prepared...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

AT&T Work in Broken Arrow Subdivision

AT&T is currently performing work in the Broken Arrow Subdivision. According to the information that was provided by AT&T to the City, their contractor ACT is working on a system upgrade to increase service for their customers. AT&T expects to...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Notice of Changes in Illinois State Codes

 As 2019 begins the State of Illinois is incorporating changes to some of the state adopted codes. This notice will outline which codes are changing and some of the changes they incorporate. City staff is working currently in the process of notif...

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Waste Management New Years Schedule

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Due to the New Years holiday, if your regular garbage and recycling Waste Management service day is on or after Tuesday, pick up will occur the following day this week.  

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

The Downtown Construction Project at IL Route 171 (State Street) and Route 7 (9th Street) is intended to alleviate traffic congestion through downtown and heading toward and over the IL 7 (9th Street) high level-bridge. The Illinois Department of Transpor...

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