Local 150 Apprenticeship Opportunity: The Apprenticeship Office for Local 150 Operating Engineers is opening applications for the trades of Heavy Equipment Operator, Heavy Equipment Repair Technician, Geothermal Well Driller, and Construction Material Inspector. An application can be requested in person at one of their 9 offices during the scheduled dates and times listed below. A $25 application fee per program will be required at the time of request in the form of a money order only, made payable to “Local 150 Apprenticeship Fund.” All Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. The address on your driver’s license MUST MATCH the address on your application. Minimum Qualifications for the program are as follows: 1. At least 18 years of age 2. Must have graduated high school or obtained a GED. The applicant will provide a high school transcript for evaluation purposes 3. Be a resident of the geographic jurisdiction of Local 150. 4. A valid driver’s license and the maintenance of such are required at the time of selection. 5. A statement from a licensed physician stating physical ability to perform the work of the trades will be required 30 days after being indentured into the program. 6. Must be able to read, write and speak the English language. 7. Required to undergo drug testing. Schedule of Dates, Times and Locations. NOTE: applications may be picked up at any district office regardless of which Local 150 district the applicant resides. Training Center: 19800 W. South Arsenal Rd., Wilmington, IL 60481; Nov. 1-30, Monday – Saturday (excluding Sundays and Thanksgiving); 8am-3pm District 5: 740 E. US Route 6, Utica, IL 61373; Nov. 21st; 12pm-5pm District 6: 1001 Michigan St., Lakeville, IN 46536; Nov. 22nd; 12pm-5pm District 7: 2193 W. 84th Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410; Nov. 28th; 12pm-5pm District 8: 3511 78th Avenue West, Rock Island, IL 61201; Nov. 20th; 12pm-5pm Completed applications and all the following documents: Educational/Military Transcripts, Reference Letters, Birth Certificate, Proof of Previous Employment and Prior Experience Questionnaire must be mailed or returned to the Training Center: 19800 W. South Arsenal Rd., Wilmington, IL 60481 no later than December 31, 2017. https://www.asiplocal150.org/Forms/Page.aspx?P=Home
Thank you to our Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation and Chicago Department of Family and Support Services for assisting with the viaduct clean up at Archer and Loomis and Archer and Throop.
Updated Nov 15
New viaduct lights at 16th and Peoria. Further renovations to this viaduct will take place in the Spring.
11th Ward Grammar School Volleyball Tournament for girls will be held December 11-14 at Taylor-Lauridsen Park located at 742 W. 42nd Street. Games will be played between 3:30 and 6:00. All information was sent to the schools in the 11th Ward the first week of November.
2017 Aldermanic Menu - Viaduct LED Lighting update. CDOT will begin installing LED Lighting in each of the following viaducts. Traffic flow will be limited but will remain open during work hours. It will take roughly two weeks per location. 35th and Stewart- COMPLETE 31st and Stewart - 11/13 to 11/22 33rd and Stewart - 11/27 to 12/6 37th and Stewart - 12/7 to 12/15
Water Main Break: There was a water main break that occurred at 481 W 26th Street. DWM has crews working on this until it is repaired. They are expecting to complete the repair within 2 hours. Buildings located on the south side of W 26th Street between S Canal ST and S Normal Ave will be without water until the main is repaired.
Community Meeting: Tonight at McGuane Park at 6:00PM a meeting will be held regarding the proposed Monopole installation at 2601 South Archer.
...couple of crews performing inspections. They will be performing this work at the following locations: · 418 - 559 W 42nd St · 442 - 557 W 42nd Pl · 418 - 559 W 42nd St · 442 - 557 W 42nd Pl
...They will be performing this work at the following locations: · 418 - 559 W 42nd St · 442 - 557 W 42nd Pl · 418 - 559 W 42nd St · 442 - 557 W 42nd Pl
...hosted at Park #571, home to the Eleanor St. Boathouse. The park is located at 2828 S. Eleanor St., Chicago, IL 60608...
Utility work is taking place on West 31st Street and South Racine Avenue. This work in advance of the proposed Water Main replacement project that is planned for...
...today to the project at Lock St. They are going to be working at the Lock and Archer intersection for today and then move to the north end of the project at Fuller...
...Archer intersection for today and then move to the north end of the project at Fuller and Lock St to start installing water main going south on Lock St. On the North end of...