With the 4th of July less than a month away, we want to make your celebration with us as smooth as possible. Please find parking information that will be in effect during the Oak Lawn Park District and Village of Oak Lawn’s Fireworks display at Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave., along with the Oak Lawn Park District’s Party in the Park event at Memorial Park, 102nd & Major, on Wednesday, July 4th: 

Richard High School’s entire South Lot on 107th Street will be closed for resurfacing.

107th Street will be closed to traffic. 

Parking during these events will be available at the following locations:

* Oak Lawn Park District Racquet, Fitness & Gymnastics Center, 10444 S. Central Ave. *

* Wolfe Wildlife Refuge, 109th St. & Kostner Ave. (police patrols on the paths guiding patrons to the Fireworks display) *

* Memorial Park, 102nd & Major *

* Oak Lawn Park District’s Stony Creek Golf Course, Restaurant & Banquets, 5850 W. 103rd St. *

Street Lights and Traffic Signals

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Street Lights


Street lighting is an integral part of the Villages infrastructure. Oak Lawn owns and maintains 4,870 street lights within the Village. There are aluminum, steel, and decorative poles. The Village also maintains the street lights located in the many municipal parking lots including the commuter lot and parking tower.

Click here to report an outage



Traffic Signals


There are many busy Intersections in Oak Lawn. The traffic is controlled by an intricate system of signals. These signals are owned by different entities including Oak Lawn, Cook County, and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The maintenance on all of the traffic signals is provided by a state contractor.


To report any Problem with the traffic signals in Oak Lawn, call The Department of Public Works immediately at 708-499-7756. After regular business hours, please call the non-emergency Police Department @ 708-422-8292.