- Cortland Street Closed March 3 - 6- 
- Ward Office Closed Monday, March 2 -
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43rd Ward Office

2523 N. Halsted


Office Hours:






9a.m.-12p.m. & 2p.m.-6p.m.


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Dear friends, 

The City of Chicago Department of Water Department is completing sewer main work and plans the following street closure in the 2nd Ward, near our neighborhood:


Cortland Street between Elston and Clybourn  beginning at 9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 3 and ending by 4:00 PM, Friday, March 6


On eastbound Cortland Street, passenger cars will be detoured to northbound Ashland, to eastbound Webster, to southbound Clybourn, and back to eastbound Cortland Street. The westbound detour will be the reverse. Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times. 


Please note, this work is occurring in the 2nd Ward, however, please call my office with any questions. 

Ward Office Closed Monday, March 2


The 43rd Ward office, as well as all City of Chicago offices, will be closed Monday, March 2 in observance of Casimir Pulaski Day.  


If you are in need of City service, please contact 3-1-1 or dial 9-1-1 in the case of an emergency. You may also email me at


Offices will re-open on Tuesday, March 3 for normal business hours. 


Michele Signature 

Michele Smith

43rd Ward Alderman