Twitter @lvivanco, a version of this article appeared in print on April 04, 2017, in the News section of the Chicago Tribune with the headline "Get out of way as city sweeps - or weep - Drivers face fines and towing if they don't move.
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Through November, the sweepers regularly clear litter and debris along street curbs, center lanes and viaducts.On main streets and.m.Street sweeping is.2 million city operation, including labor and printing of signs, McGann said.The newer ones have improved visibility for the driver and greater protection from tree limbs.Docs, books, blogger, kontakte, hangouts, notizen, earth.From April 1st through mid-November, bright orange temporary parking restrictions are posted the day before sweeping service is scheduled to begin on any street to ensure curb-to-curb cleaning.Due to the mild winter, crews using a smaller fleet were able to get a head start on cleaning the main streets.The Chicago street sweeping season began Monday, and drivers 1 800 pet meds coupon code risk getting hit with a 60 ticket for failing to move parked cars off the street during scheduled cleaning times.In February, sweepers covered 6,000 miles of streets, up from nearly 1,550 last year, she said.Other streets will have temporary signs posted at least 24 hours in advance designating the day the sweepers are coming to the block.Views 1,103, views 758.Last year, nearly 277,000 tickets were issued, a decrease from about 302,000 tickets in 2015 and roughly 291,600 in 2014, according to the Streets and Sanitation Department.Mein Konto, suche, maps,, play, news. Street sweeping requests should be made to city's request line at 3-1-1 or click on the button below to make your request. Some arterial streets have permanently posted signs that specify a once-per-week period when parking is prohibited for street sweeping.Skip to main content, skip to footer links, back.This year, the city upgraded its fleet of sweepers with 19 new ones at a total cost of nearly.5 million to replace aging models that were about 14 to 16 years old, she said.In January, more than 4,300 miles were swept compared with 275 miles last year, McGann said.Some streets have permanent signage notifying drivers of days when parking is prohibited because of street sweeping.Suggest 2017 City of Chicago.