- Public Works Department
- Streets, Sidewalks & Lights
Streets, Sidewalks & Lights
The Public Works Department is responsible for 87 miles of Village-owned roadways, including:
- Parking lot and street light maintenance in the Central Business District
- Parking meter maintenance
- Sidewalk improvement program
- Signs and pavement markings
- Snow and ice management
- Street patching
- Street sweeping
View a map of the Villages streets and roadways (PDF) for more information.
Jurisdiction: The Village of Glen Ellyn maintains a majority of streets within the Village limits; however several major thoroughfares are maintained by the DuPage County Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Geneva Road, St. Charles Road and Park Boulevard south of Raintree Drive/Buena Vista Drive are maintained by the DuPage County Department of Transportation.
If you have questions or concerns regarding a street maintained by DuPage County, please call 630-407-6900. Roosevelt Road (Route 38), Route 53, and Butterfield Road (Route 56) are the responsibility of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). If you have questions or concerns regarding a street maintained by IDOT, please call 847-705-4000. For more information regarding resurfacing and reconstruction of Village streets, please visit the Engineering and Construction page.
Street Sweeping Program
The Public Works Street Division sweeps all curbed streets within the Village approximately twice a month spring through fall, weather permitting. The Central Business District is swept at 4 a.m. twice a week with additional sweeping scheduled during downtown special events. Fall leaf sweeping occurs October thru November, weather permitting. It is against code to rake leaves into the street. For more information on leaf collection, visit the Refuse, Yard Waste and Leaf Sticker page.
Street Light Maintenance
- Metal/Concrete Poles – Call the Department of Public Works at 630-469-6756
- Wooden Poles – Call Commonwealth Edison at 1-800-334-7661