Village of Glen Ellyn

535 Duane Street | Glen Ellyn | IL | 60137

Special eNews for Friday, February 9, 2018
In This Issue
Snow Operation Update
No Parking on Streets
Snow Plow Procedures
Snow Removal Tips
Road Jurisdiction
Adopt a Fire Hydrant
Glen Ellyn Alerting
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Glen Ellyn Snow Operation Update
  • Glen Ellyn received 6 inches of snow during this current event, as of 9a.m.
  • Snow is expected to continue all morning and more snow forecasted for overnight tonight.
  • All schools in Glen Ellyn are closed today, February 9, including College of DuPage.
  • Public Works has a full emergency crew plowing the streets and a sidewalk crew. 
  • Public Works has plowed all streets at least once overnight, and main roads multiple times, reporting that main roads are in good condition.  Side streets will improve as the day progresses. 
  • Public Works hauled away 50 semi-loads from downtown streets and sidewalks last night, a similar operation is planned for tonight.
  • Full snow plow operations will be maintained 24/7 through the end of the storm and until roadways and sidewalks are fully cleared of snow.  
  • A link to the Emergency Snow Conditions (8+") map on the Glen Ellyn website can be found here.
  • Priority of roadways are as follows: Main roads, then Secondaries, followed by the Cul-de-sacs/Dead Ends.  One Pass will be maintained on Cul-de-sacs/Dead Ends for vehicle entry/exit. 
No Parking on Village Streets Or Overnight Parking
Residents must note that the Glen Ellyn Police Department will not be giving permission for overnight parking on the street for tonight, Friday, February 9. 
Please remember, no parking is allowed on Village streets after two or more inches of snow has fallen.
Snow Plow Procedures
As you begin to clear the snow from your driveway today, please take note of Glen Ellyn's Driveway Plowing Policies.  
Remember that main roads will be plowed first, followed by neighborhood streets & less-traveled roadways. 
Important Snow Removal Tips and Reminders

Road Jurisdiction
Did you know that the Village does not provide snow plowing for all streets in Glen Ellyn?

The DuPage County Department of Transportation maintains Geneva Road, St. Charles Road, Park Boulevard south of Raintree Drive/Buena Vista Drive.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) maintains Roosevelt Road (Route 38), Route 53, and Butterfield Road (Route 56).

Additionally, there are approximately 30 private roadways in Glen Ellyn that are not plowed by the Village, nor are Glen Ellyn addresses that are unincorporated, as those are maintained by Milton Township.

For any questions for streets maintained by DuPage County, please call 630-407-6900 and for questions regarding streets maintained by IDOT, please call 847-705-4000.
Adopt a Fire Hydrant Near Your Home
An important safety precaution after heavy snowfall is to clear the snow between the streets and fire hydrant. When you "adopt a fire hydrant" near your home, you ensure it is accessible to the Fire Company in times of emergency.
Glen Ellyn Alerting
Are you signed up for the Village's Mass Notification System? The Glen Ellyn Alerting System is a free service that allows us to alert you in emergencies. Be sure to sign-up to receive critical emergency information to your preferred avenue of communication.  Sign-up for this system can be found on the Village Website.