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storm update
City mobilizes crews in response to damaging storm  - Yesterday, Elgin experienced storms with heavy rain and wind gusts reaching 70 mph, resulting in power outages, downed power lines, branches and trees throughout the area. Storms came from the west, and had the most impact between Chicago Street & I-90. Read on...

road closure
Highland Avenue bridge over Pingree Creek closed July 24 - August 18 for bridge maintenance  - Highland Avenue over Pingree Creek will be temporarily closed to complete bridge maintenance as part of the city’s 2017 bridge rehabilitation program. Work is expected to begin Monday, July 24 and be complete no later than Friday, August 18. Read on...