Notice: 2011 Holiday Restrictions
Office of Underground Cooperation (OUC) – Holiday Restrictions
Per Information Received from Chicago’s OUC…
Due to the upcoming holiday season, the Department of Transportation has directed that NO Street Openings or Traffic Obstructions, other than those for Emergency purposes, be placed within the following limits:
“Beginning at the easternmost point of Division Street extending to Lake Michigan, then west on Division Street to LaSalle Street, then South on LaSalle Street to Chicago Avenue, then West on Chicago Avenue to Halsted Street, South on Halsted Street to Roosevelt Road, then East on Roosevelt Road to its easternmost point extended to Lake Michigan.”
This directive will be in effect from:
Friday November 18th, 2011 at 12:01 am to Monday January 2nd, 2012 at 12:01 am.
Please note that all existing permits will be automatically revoked during this period. Restrictions will not be lifted for any non-emergency work without special permit exemption by the City of Chicago Department of Transportation Division of Infrastructure Management Public Way Permits Division.
Special permit requests are to be made to:
Mr. Michael Simon
Assistant Director Public Way Permit Office
121 N LaSalle Street, Room 905
Chicago, IL 60602.
Also, all work performed January 2nd, 2012 thru April 1, 2012 will be subject to criteria acceptable for snow removal/control operations.
If you have questions or concerns regarding the holiday moratorium, give us a call at 800.407.7990.