Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)

Access information on transportation news, updates, and events happening in your community. Please click here for Emergency Road Closures, Weather Conditions & Road Construction Alerts.


Rock River Water Levels

The National Weather Service has a 24-hour water gauge at the Ralston Rd. bridge here at Machesney Park that monitors the Rock River.  Please click here to observe the current level of the Rock River as well as future river forecasts.


Commonwealth Edison Company

Storm Center – Click Here

When the storms roll in, ComEd is ready to keep you up-to-date on our outage restorations. Visit the Storm Center at to get the latest information on outages in the service territory, view our OutageMap, and report an outage.

Outage Map – Click Here

With ComEd’s outage map, customers can view all outages in the ComEd service area at once and zoom in and get details on specific areas, such as the estimated restoration time & status of crews working to resolve problems. Icons are color-coded to indicate the number of customers affected by each incident. Check out the interactive map at

Outage Alerts – Click Here

Need to report an outage? Text the word OUT to 26633 (ComEd) and get updates until your power is restored. Visit for more info and to sign up.

Mobile Application – Click Here

Gain the flexibility and convenience of managing your ComEd Residential account on the go with ComEd’s FREE mobile app for iPhone® and Android™ devices. Report an outage, make a one-time payment, and manage account features with the swipe of a finger. Learn more at

ComEd Emergency – Click Here

If you have an electric emergency requiring heightened attention, it is important to call ComEd immediately at 1-800-Edison-1 (1-800-334-7661).   Never email your emergency request.  This would include reporting wires down, electric contact/shock, or other potential danger.


Nicor Gas Company

For natural gas leaks, odors, or emergencies, please call:

1-888-NICOR4U (642-6748)

Call Center:
1 888 642-6748
M-F 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

24/7 Emergencies

Mailing Address

Nicor Gas
P.O. Box 190
Aurora, IL 60507-0190

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