Maywood Looks to Make Washington Blvd. Pothole-free by 2020

Washington Blvd., above | Google Earth || Bottom left: The street during roadway improvements made between 2nd and 9th Ave. in 2015. | File Saturday, March 4, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a March 1 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously voted to direct village staff to apply for a county grant that could be … Continue reading Maywood Looks to Make Washington Blvd. Pothole-free by 2020

Maywood Gets Serious About 13th Ave., Commits $200K To Repairs

A portion of 13th Avenue, a deteriorating street that spans Maywood and Broadview. | Google Maps. Thursday, May 12, 2016 || By Michael Romain  At a May 11 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees discussed the possibility of finally repairing long-neglected 13th Avenue, which spans Maywood and Broadview. During budget talks last month, the board directed that $200,000 be … Continue reading Maywood Gets Serious About 13th Ave., Commits $200K To Repairs

Fifth Avenue Train Station Moves Closer To Construction, But Fee Issue Presents Minor Hurdle

An aerial image of the parcel of land that would hold parking spaces adjacent the proposed 5th Avenue Metra train depot. Union Pacific Rail Road wants to lease the land to the village for $7,800 a year in addition to an automatic three percent increase each year. Village officials have announced plans to renegotiate the terms of the agreement, if not eliminate it altogether. Below, … Continue reading Fifth Avenue Train Station Moves Closer To Construction, But Fee Issue Presents Minor Hurdle