How do you get a sidewalk fixed in Chicago? Apply on Jan. 10

The city's Shared Cost Sidewalk Program will accept applications from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 10, city officials announced. (City of Chicago / via DNAinfo)

The city's Shared Cost Sidewalk Program will accept applications from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 10, city officials announced. (City of Chicago / via DNAinfo)

CHICAGO — Chicagoans fed up with tripping over bumpy, broken sidewalks have a chance to split the tab with the city — if they are quick enough.

The city’s Shared Cost Sidewalk Program will accept applications from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 10, city officials announced.

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City officials said homeowners who want to split the bill for repairing crumbling sidewalks with the city should act fast, since participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis.

Residents can apply online or by calling 311.

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