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Tree Removal

This dead tree in Rogers Park is the subject of a Twitter page. (Twitter/@RogersParkTree)

2 Investigators: City Way Behind On Tree Removal, Trimming

There’s a huge backlog of thousands of requests for city trees to be trimmed or removed–often because residents believe they are damaged or dead and could be dangerous.

07/16/2014

Road Work Ahead

Major Expansion Project Set To Begin On Route 59 In Western Suburbs

Major construction work on one of the busiest stretches of Chicago area roadways is about to begin.

WBBM Newsradio–08/17/2012

City crews are undertaking a tree-trimming "blitz" in hopes of cutting down potential dangers. (CBS)

City Mapping Tree Trimming Requests To Speed Up Work

The city is taking a strategy used to combat potholes to cut down on the backlog of requests for tree trimming, dead tree removal and graffiti erasure.

WBBM Newsradio–02/05/2012