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Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge inspection, Weekend Lane Closures on I-80/94

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that weekend lane closures will begin Saturday, Aug. 18, on Interstate 80/94 (Kingery Expressway), in Lansing, for a routine inspection of the Illinois 83 (Torrence Avenue) bridge over the expressway.

Lanes will be closed on westbound I-80/94 starting at 4 a.m. this Saturday, weather permitting. At least two lanes will remain open at all times. All lanes reopen by 2 p.m. Saturday.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

 

8/17/2018 1:48 PM (Updated 8/17/2018 1:48 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Glendale Heights: Pavement repairs to North Avenue begin Aug. 21

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that pavement repairs to westbound IL-64 (North Avenue) between Swift Road and River Drive in Glendale Heights will require temporary daytime lane closures for two days beginning Tuesday, Aug. 21, weather permitting.
 
To complete the work, westbound IL-64 will be reduced to one lane on Aug. 21 and two lanes on Aug. 22, each day starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT's District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.

For IDOT District 1 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict1.
 

8/16/2018 12:10 PM (Updated 8/16/2018 12:10 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Alton: Lane closure on IL-140 underway

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the northbound and southbound lanes of IL-140 from Monument Avenue to Annex Street in Alton will be intermittently restricted during daytime hours only from Thursday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 17, weather permitting
 
These lane closures are necessary for investigations of the pavement. Ve'Niecy Pearman-Green is the Geotechnical Engineer for IDOT on this project. If you have any questions concerning this project, you may contact her at 618/346-3313.

Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.

For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.

8/16/2018 11:13 AM (Updated 8/16/2018 11:13 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   U.S. 231 closed in Lake County for viaduct work

 LAKE COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that U.S. 231 in Lake County will be closed at separate locations between U.S. 41 and Parrish Avenue through early September as crews work on a pair of railroad viaducts.

U.S. 231 is currently closed at the viaduct just east of U.S. 41, with that work scheduled to wrap up next week. Then, crews will move to a viaduct just west of Parrish Avenue, closing U.S. 231 there until early September.

State road detours must be on state-maintained roads only. Eastbound drivers on U.S. 231 will detour north on U.S. 41, east on U.S. 30 and south on State Road 55 back to U.S. 231. Westbound drivers on U.S. 231 will detour north on SR 55, west on U.S. 30 and south on U.S. 41 back to U.S. 231.

Drivers in Northwest Indiana can monitor road closures, road conditions, and traffic alerts at any time via the District’s social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

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8/16/2018 10:01 AM (Updated 8/16/2018 2:13 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane closures on Illinois 64 in Glendale Heights

 CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that pavement repairs to westbound Illinois 64 (North Avenue) between Swift Road and River Drive, in Glendale Heights, will require daytime, temporary lane closures for two days beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, Aug. 21.

 

In order to complete the work, westbound Illinois 64 will be reduced to one lane on Aug. 21 and two lanes on Aug. 22, each day starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m.

 

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

 

8/16/2018 9:55 AM (Updated 8/16/2018 9:55 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Carmi: Illinois 1 closing for rail work Aug. 22

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be a three-day road closure at the Evansville Western Railroad crossing at Illinois 1 in Carmi beginning Wednesday, Aug. 22 .

Crews from  Evansville Western Railroad will be removing and replacing the rail and roadway panels at the Illinois 1 crossing, which will be closed until Friday, Aug. 24.
 
There will be no traffic permitted through the work area during the repairs. Motorists should follow the marked detour or seek alternate routes to avoid delays.
 

8/15/2018 4:15 PM (Updated 8/15/2018 4:15 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Carroll County: Illinois 78 reopens ahead of schedule

The Illinois Department of Transportation is pleased to announce that
Illinois 78, just north of Argo Fay Road in Carroll County, is open to all traffic with no restrictions.

The project was completed ahead of the scheduled Aug. 24 completion date due to expedited work activities.

 

8/15/2018 3:53 PM (Updated 8/15/2018 3:53 PM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   I-35W lane closures over the Minnesota River in Burnsville, Bloomington begin Aug. 20

I-35W Minnesota River Bridge replacement project begins

Motorists traveling on I-35W between Cliff Road in Burnsville and 106th Street in Bloomington should plan for overnight delays as both directions of the road will be reduced to a single lane beginning Aug. 20.

Motorists will encounter nightly, alternating lane closures between Cliff Road and 106th Street beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 as crews begin preparing the road for future stages to replace the I-35W Minnesota River Bridge.

The road will be reduced to a single lane at 10 p.m. each night, weather permitting. All lanes are expected to open by 6 a.m. the following morning. These closures will be in place through September.

In addition, the I-35W ramps at Black Dog Road will close overnight from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Aug. 20-23:

·         Black Dog Road to northbound I-35W will close Monday, Aug. 20

·         Northbound I-35W to Black Dog Road will close Tuesday, Aug. 21

The lane restrictions mark the beginning of a multiyear project to replace the I-35W Minnesota River Bridge between Burnsville and Bloomington. The work will include reconstructing the I-35W Bridge spanning the Minnesota River and 106th Street, replacing pavement from Cliff Road to 106th Street and constructing a trail between Black Dog Road and Lyndale Avenue.

For more information about this project or to sign up for email updates, visit: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wbloomington.

8/15/2018 3:47 PM (Updated 8/17/2018 12:29 PM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Southbound I-35W closed this weekend, August 17-20, Minneapolis, Roseville

Southbound I-35W will close this weekend, Aug. 17-20, for resurfacing between Minneapolis and Roseville from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 until 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, weather permitting. The closure is planned for the southbound interstate between Fourth Street Southeast in Minneapolis and CR-C in Roseville.

During the closure, southbound I-35W motorists will not have access to southbound MN-280. However, motorists will be able to reach northbound MN-280 from I-94. Access to and from local roads and the interstate will remain open between I-694 in Arden Hills/New Brighton and CR-C in Roseville. Westbound MN-36 to northbound I-35W will be open but motorists will be unable to travel from westbound MN-36 to southbound MN-280.

During the resurfacing, motorists will be detoured around the closure on I-694, MN-100 and I-94. 

Motorists should plan ahead, determine an alternate route and provide additional time to reach their destinations. For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

Resurfacing the interstate extends the life of the highway and provides a smoother ride for travelers.

To learn more about the project, visit: www.mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35w-mpls-roseville/.

 

8/15/2018 1:58 PM (Updated 8/15/2018 1:58 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Marion County: Lane restrictions for I-57 begin Aug. 20
The Illinois Department of Transportation  announces that I-57 from the Jefferson County line to the Fayette County line will have various lane restrictions in each direction beginning Monday, Aug. 20, weather permitting. 
 
The restriction is necessary to complete pavement repairs and is anticipated to be completed in early October. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times.  
 
IDOT  advises the travelling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.  Delays should be expected and the use of alternate routes may be beneficial.
 
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 
For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.
8/15/2018 12:40 PM (Updated 8/15/2018 12:40 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Greene County: Lane restrictions begin Aug. 20 for IL-108

The Illinois Department of Transportation  announces that IL-108 from Eldred to 0.6 miles east of Eldred will be restricted to one lane beginning Monday, Aug. 20, weather permitting. 

The restriction is required to do pavement repairs and is expected to be completed by mid-September. Two-way traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals. 
 
IDOT advises the travelling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.  Delays should be expected and the use of alternate routes may be beneficial.

Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.

For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.

8/15/2018 11:55 AM (Updated 8/15/2018 11:55 AM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Emergency storm sewer pipe repairs begin Monday, August 20 on new Highway 36/64 St. Croix Crossing bridge

Repairs to a storm sewer pipe on the Wisconsin bluff at the end of the new MN-36/64 St. Croix River Crossing bridge in St. Joseph Township, Wisconsin will begin early Monday, Aug. 20. The storm sewer pipe on the bluff along the St. Croix River was damaged during a heavy rainstorm the week of June 23. Following the incident, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation made temporary repairs until permanent repairs could be planned, designed and permitted.

During the work, the right (outside) lane and shoulder of the eastbound bridge will be closed from the Minnesota/Wisconsin state line in the middle of the St. Croix River to WI-35 in St. Joseph Township. The lane closure will allow placement of a crane on the bridge to make repairs from the top of the structure. A barge on the river also will be used during the repairs. Bicycle/pedestrian traffic will be maintained across the bridge and on the loop trail throughout the work.

All work is expected to be completed by mid-September. While the storm sewer repairs are being carried out, crews will place rip-rap to repair the slope and restore the St. Croix River’s eastern shoreline.

8/13/2018 5:59 PM (Updated 8/14/2018 10:18 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Franklin County: Lane reduction set Aug. 15 for Yellow Banks Road over I-57

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling Yellow Banks Road in Franklin County of an upcoming lane reduction.

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15, the bridge over Interstate 57 on Yellow Banks Road will be reduced to one lane controlled by temporary traffic signals. This lane reduction is expected to last three weeks, weather permitting, and is necessary to facilitate bridge painting.

Motorist should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution when traveling through this area.

For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.

8/13/2018 4:03 PM (Updated 8/13/2018 4:03 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closures Set Aug. 14 For Interstate 74

The Illinois Department of Transportation, announces that a lane closure
will be installed on the right westbound lane of Interstate 74 between Illinois 17 at Woodhull and Illinois 81 at Lynn Center.

The lane closure will and begin Tuesday, August 14, and end Friday, August 17. Workers will be performing concrete patching.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

For IDOT District 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.

8/13/2018 3:26 PM (Updated 8/13/2018 3:26 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Daytime lane closures on LaGrange Road in Hillside, Westchester and LaGrange Park

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a resurfacing project on LaGrange Road (US-12/20/45) between the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and 31st Street, in Hillside, Westchester and LaGrange Park, will require daytime, temporary lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 13.

In order to complete the project, there will be occasional, daytime lane closures with flaggers.  Traffic in both directions will be reduced to one lane, with left-turn lanes maintained during milling and patching operations, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. All lanes will be open at all other times.

The work is expected to be complete by the end of October.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

8/13/2018 3:01 PM (Updated 8/14/2018 10:19 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lake Street improvements in Elgin, Streamwood, Bartlett and Hanover Park

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that improvements to Lake Street (US-20) between Shales Parkway/Bluff City Boulevard, in Elgin, through Streamwood and Bartlett, and North Avenue, in Hanover Park, will require intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday Aug. 20.

Intermittent lane closures will be required at various times during the daytime and overnight hours.

The project consists of resurfacing and pavement patching, median reconstruction, curb and gutter replacement, and rumble strip installation.

The work is expected to be complete by next June.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.  

8/13/2018 2:57 PM (Updated 8/14/2018 10:20 AM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Snelling Avenue (MN-51) Traffic Restrictions Begin Wednesday, Aug. 15 For Fiber Optic Cable Installation At New Allianz Soccer Stadium

Installation of fiber optic cable for the new Allianz Soccer Stadium along Snelling Avenue (MN-51) in St. Paul will require three days of lane closures in both directions of Snelling Avenue between Inglehart Avenue and University Avenue, beginning Wednesday morning, Aug. 15.

During the cable installation, southbound Snelling Avenue will be restricted to two lanes from University Avenue to St. Anthony Avenue. During the lane closure, motorists will still be able to turn right onto St. Anthony Avenue and westbound I-94.

At the same time, northbound Snelling Avenue will be restricted to a single lane of traffic from Inglehart Avenue to just north of St. Anthony Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Northbound Snelling Avenue will then be two lanes in each direction from Thursday, Aug. 16 until Friday afternoon, Aug. 17. The right turn lane from St. Anthony Avenue and westbound I-94 to northbound Snelling Avenue will remain open.

The sidewalk on the east side of Snelling Avenue along the northbound lanes will be closed near St. Anthony Avenue will be closed and bicycle/pedestrian traffic will be detoured onto the sidewalk on the west side of Snelling Avenue.

There will be no impact to traffic on the interstate during the work. Work will be completed by 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, weather permitting

For real-time traffic information anywhere in Minnesota, visit 511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.  

8/13/2018 12:35 PM (Updated 8/13/2018 3:15 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   MLK Bridge To Close Aug. 27
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the Martin Luther King Bridge will be closing so crews can make extensive repairs to the ramps and roadways leading to the Martin Luther King Bridge.  

The Martin Luther King Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Monday, Aug. 27, and will remain closed until early next fall.  During this closure, there will also be four weekend closures of Interstate 55/64 southbound/westbound and two nighttime lane closures on Interstate 55/64.
 
Extensive delays are expected at this location during weekday morning rush hours, and motorists are urged to plan accordingly and use alternate routes including the Interstate 70 Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate forms of transportation including carpooling and public transportation.  

Additional information will be forthcoming as the closure dates approach.  Message boards will also be utilized to provide additional and current information.

Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 
For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.

 www.idot.illinois.gov 

8/10/2018 5:07 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:24 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   IL-251 Ramp Repair Work Scheduled to Begin Next Week on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Rochelleh

Ramp pavement and shoulder repair work on the North Tri-State Tollway (I-94) is scheduled to begin next week with repairs to ramps at the Grand Avenue and Buckley Road Interchanges.

 Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place to alert drivers to scheduled lane closures, traffic patterns and work zone speed limits.

 In 2018, the Illinois Tollway is repairing ramps at five locations on the North Tri-State Tollway, including Half Day Road, Town Line Road, Rockland Road, Buckley Road and Grand Avenue. Work includes pavement patching and shoulder repairs, including work through the ramp toll plaza lanes. Work at the Grand Avenue location encompasses warranty pavement work.

 Weather permitting, on Monday, August 13, traffic will be shifted on the ramps carrying I-94 traffic to westbound Grand Avenue to create a workzone starting at 9 a.m. In addition, traffic is also scheduled to shift on the ramps carrying I-94 traffic to Buckley Road and Buckley Road to westbound I-94.

 Once work is completed at these locations, similar closures will begin at the other locations.

 All work is scheduled to be complete by the end of the year.

 The Illinois Tollway’s repair work is being coordinated with the Illinois Department of Transportation and Lake County, as well as local municipalities, fire and police departments.

 Maps, construction and detour information about the North Tri-State Tollway repairs are available on the Tollway’s website at Illinoistollway.com via the Interactive Tollway Map and under “Projects Overview” in the Explore Projects section.

 These repairs are necessary to extend the life of the ramps and provide safe and convenient travel for Tollway customers. This work is part of the Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.

 

8/10/2018 5:02 PM (Updated 8/14/2018 10:24 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Restrictions Begin Aug. 13 on IL-15
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that IL-15 between North 29th Street and Racehorse Drive in Alorton will have various lane restrictions in each direction beginning Monday, Aug. 13

The restrictions are necessary to repair the roadway and replace the center median. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times during the project which is anticipated to be completed by the end of November.
 
IDOT advises the travelling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.  Delays should be expected and the use of alternate routes may be beneficial.

Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 
For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.
 
8/10/2018 3:30 PM (Updated 8/14/2018 10:25 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closure On Northbound Bishop Ford

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that bridge work on northbound I-94 (Bishop Ford Freeway) at Stony Island Avenue, in Chicago, will require shoulder and lane closures beginning, weather permitting, on Monday, Aug. 20.

The project consists of repairs to the structure and pavement.

Until Sept. 24, the shoulder on the northbound Bishop Ford over Stony Island Avenue will be closed.  From Sept. 24 until completion of the project later this fall, the northbound Bishop Ford will be reduced to one lane with a width restriction of 10 feet 10 inches. There also will be occasional shoulder closures on southbound Stony Island Avenue underneath the bridge.

The work is expected to be complete by late fall 2018.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.

8/10/2018 1:25 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:26 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Marengo: Lane Closures Begin Aug. 13 on IL-23

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a resurfacing project on IL-23 between I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) and US-14 in Marengo will require reducing traffic to a single lane controlled by flaggers beginning Monday, Aug. 13, weather permitting.
 
During the remainder of this construction season, the work zone will extend from the tollway through Marengo. Next year, the work continues north of Marengo to US-14.
 
The project is expected to be complete by next July.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT's District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.

For IDOT District 1 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict1.  

8/10/2018 12:44 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:28 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Rockford: Alpine Road Bridge Repairs Begin Aug. 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that repair work on the bridge carrying Alpine Road over US-20 in Rockford will begin Wednesday, Aug. 15.

The work involves bridge joint repairs and miscellaneous structural concrete patching. Northbound traffic will be maintained over the bridge using runarounds; however, the bridge will be closed to southbound traffic. To allow continued traffic movement, a detour will be marked utilizing US-20 westbound to IL-251 interchange ramps.

Drivers should be prepared to stop as flaggers direct traffic past construction operations. This project is estimated to be completed by Oct. 15.

For IDOT District 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2

8/10/2018 11:57 AM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:29 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Will County: Cedar Road To Close Aug. 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that Cedar Road will be closed between US-52 (West Arsenal Road) and Draves Road in Wilton Center for repairs to a culvert over US-52 on Monday, Aug. 13.

The project consists of replacing the existing pavement with a reinforced concrete slab over the culvert. Motorists should follow posted detour signs on West Manhattan-Monee Road and US-45 to avoid the work zone.

The work is expected to be complete by mid-September, weather permitting.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to detour signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

8/10/2018 9:09 AM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:30 AM)

Chicago Dept of Transportation   Full Continuous Closure Of 71st Street At Western Avenue For Sewer Main Installation

Full continuous closure of 71st Street at Western Avenue for sewer main installation. Closure planned from 08/13/2018 to: 09/12/2018.

Detour Westbound 71st Street to Northbound Damen Avenue, to Westbound Marquette Road, to Southbound Kedzie Avenue, and back to Westbound 71st Street. Reverse for Eastbound 71st Street traffic. Maintain Western Avenue traffic at all times. 

8/9/2018 10:31 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:45 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Metro East: Lane restrictions on I-255 begin Aug.13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that I-255 from IL-3 in Dupo to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge will be restricted to two lanes in each direction beginning Monday, Aug. 13.

This restrictions are necessary for crews to repair the shoulders and install rumble strips for safety.  This work is anticipated to be completed by mid-October.
 
IDOT advises the traveling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.  Delays should be expected and the use of alternate routes may be beneficial.

Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.

For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8

8/9/2018 11:21 AM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:46 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Jo Daviess County: Construction On US-20 Begins Aug. 14

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on US-20 from Powder House Hill Road east of Galena to Mount Hope Road will begin Tuesday, Aug 14.

Improvements to the 1.9-mile section of US-20 include pavement patching and resurfacing the roadway. There will be lane closures during working hours while the improvements are being completed. Drivers should be prepared to stop as flaggers direct traffic past construction operations.

The improvements are scheduled to be completed by mid-October. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

For IDOT District 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2

8/9/2018 11:16 AM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:47 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Ogle County: Construction On IL-251 Begins Aug. 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on IL-251 from Flagg Road in Rochelle to the Winnebago County
line will begin Monday, Aug. 13.

Work on the 14-mile section of IL-251 includes shoulder widening and resurfacing of the roadway. There will be lane closures during working hours while the improvements are being completed.

Drivers should be prepared to stop as flaggers direct traffic past construction operations. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones. 

8/9/2018 10:09 AM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:33 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   US-12 To Be Resurfaced In Lake County

Resurfacing Project to Begin Thursday on US-12 in East Chicago and Whiting

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that a resurfacing project is set to start Thursday on US-12 in Lake County.

US-12 will be resurfaced between Columbus Drive and Schrage Avenue in East Chicago and Whiting, with one lane closing in each direction throughout the project, which is expected to last until mid-November.

First, the northbound and southbound outside lanes will close, with traffic flowing on the inside lanes and motorist maintaining access to the center turn lane. Later in the project, traffic will switch with the inside and center turn lanes closing and traffic flowing on the outside lanes.   

8/8/2018 7:55 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:35 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Orchard Road Ramp Work Scheduled to Begin This Week on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Aurora

Work scheduled on all four ramps this year

The Illinois Tollway is scheduled to begin ramp reconstruction and repair work at the Orchard Road Interchange on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Aurora this week. The ramps will remain open during construction. Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place to alert drivers in advance.

Weather permitting, Thursday, August 9, the left side of the ramps connecting westbound I-88 to Orchard Road and Orchard Road to eastbound I-88 will close from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for shoulder work in preparation for ramp reconstruction.

Beginning the week of August 13, traffic on the ramps is scheduled to shift to the left to provide a work zone on the right. In addition, one turn lane on the ramp connecting westbound I-88 to Orchard Road is scheduled to close. Delays are expected. Customers can also use the Illinois Route 31 exit to reach Orchard Road.

The Illinois Tollway has scheduled work on two ramps at Orchard Road. The ramps connecting westbound I-88 to Orchard Road and Orchard Road to eastbound I-88 will be reconstructed. Reconstruction work is scheduled to be complete at the interchange by the end of the year.

Construction is being coordinated with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Kane County, City of Aurora and the Village North Aurora as well as local fire and police departments.

Maps and construction information about the I-88 Interchange Improvements is available on the Tollway’s website at Illinoistollway.com via the Interactive Tollway map and under “Projects Overview” in the Explore Projects section.   

8/8/2018 7:37 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:49 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Cook County: Lane Closures Set This Week For I-290

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that lane closures will take place this week on southbound I-290/IL-53 between IL-72 (Higgins Road) and I-90 (Jane Addams Tollway). The lane closures are necessary for bridge repairs along southbound I-290/IL-53.
 
To complete the project, southbound I-290/IL-53 will be reduced to two express lanes and one local lane through the work zone by Friday, Aug. 10, weather permitting. The project is expected to be completed in late fall.
 
The improvements consist of bridge repairs on southbound I-290/IL-53 over I-90, IL-58 (Golf Road), Woodfield Road and Higgins Road in Schaumburg and Rolling Meadows.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment. 

8/8/2018 7:21 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:38 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Repairs To I-55 Frontage Road in Channahon

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that repairs to the bridge carrying the I-55 east frontage road over the I & M Canal, in Channahon, will begin, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 13.

In order to complete the work, traffic over the bridge will be reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal.

The work is expected to be complete by the end of September.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment. 

8/8/2018 7:02 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:40 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Cedar Road Closed in Wilton Center

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Cedar Road will be closed between US-52 (West Arsenal Road) and Draves Road, in Wilton Center, for repairs to a culvert over US-52, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 13.

The project consists of replacing the existing pavement with a reinforced concrete slab over the culvert.  Motorists should follow posted detour signs on West Manhattan-Monee Road and US-45 to avoid the work zone.

The work is expected to be complete by mid-September.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to detour signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment. 

8/8/2018 1:37 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:40 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closures On Busse Highway In Des Plaines

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Busse Highway over Prairie Creek in Des Plaines will be reduced to one lane in each direction for a bridge improvement project beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 13.

The project consists of a new deck overlay, joint replacement and various structural repairs that will extend the useful life of the bridge on Busse Highway just southeast of US-14.

The project is expected to be complete by late October.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.  

8/8/2018 1:15 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:41 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closures On Hibbard Road In Wilmette And Northfield

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the resurfacing of Hibbard Road between Winnetka Road and US-41 (Skokie Boulevard), in Wilmette and Northfield, will require intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, Aug. 14.

The project consists of pavement patching, resurfacing, adding raised reflective pavement markers and replacing sidewalks with new ramps.

The work is expected to be complete by early October.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment. 

8/8/2018 12:07 PM (Updated 8/11/2018 8:43 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Repairs, Lane Closures on I-290/IL-53 over I-90

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that lane closures will take place this week on southbound I-290/IL-53 between IL-72 (Higgins Road) and I-90 (Jane Addams Tollway). The lane closures are necessary for bridge repairs along southbound I-290/IL-53.

In order to complete the project, southbound I-290/IL-53 will be reduced to two express lanes and one local lane through the work zone by Friday, Aug. 10, weather permitting. The project is expected to be completed in late fall.

The improvements consist of bridge repairs on southbound I-290/IL-53 over I-90, Illinois 58 (Golf Road), Woodfield Road and Higgins Road in Schaumburg and Rolling Meadows.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

8/7/2018 1:27 PM (Updated 8/8/2018 11:01 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   I-55 East Frontage Road Repairs in Wilmington, Braidwood

In order to complete the work, intermittent, daytime lane closures will be necessary, though the road will remain open at all times.

The project is expected to be completed by Sept. 30.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.

8/2/2018 2:48 PM (Updated 8/4/2018 8:56 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closures on Cottage Grove Avenue in Dolton

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that improvements to Cottage Grove Avenue between 154th Street and IL-83, in Dolton, will require daytime, temporary lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 6.

The project consists of pavement patching, resurfacing, curb and gutter repairs, signal improvements and installing sidewalk ramps.

The work is expected to be complete by mid-October.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

8/2/2018 2:15 PM (Updated 8/4/2018 8:54 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   I-43 Rehabilitation Project Begins Next Week In Ozaukee County

Nightly full closures begin August 5


The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region office announces northbound and southbound I-43 nightly, full closures and daily single lane closures as part of the I-43 Rehabilitation Project to begin on August 5 in Ozaukee County. Project is scheduled for an early October completion.

Traffic impacts

  • Overnight hours: I-43 between WI-32 and north Ozaukee County line will have various full freeway closures in one direction at a time.
    • Detour will be posted.
  • Daytime hours: I-43 between WI-32 and north Ozaukee County line will have various interim single lane closures in both directions. Expect delays.
  • Changeable message signs will be used to advise the public of changing conditions.
  • Traffic impacts will be incorporated into the Wisconsin Lane Closure System on the 511 Wisconsin website at www.511wi.gov.

The I-43 Rehabilitation Project is a project to improve 34 miles of I-43 mainline and interchange ramps from the WI-32/County V to the north Ozaukee County line. The project will be utilizing a diamond grinding operation to remove a thin layer of the concrete pavement to improve ride quality. In addition, the project will repair shoulder edge drops and damaged beam guard, install a high-friction surface treatment at two curves and replace signing and pavement markings.

Construction details for this project will be provided on the Southeast Region Project website at https://projects.511wi.gov/i43diamond/.  Construction updates will begin the first week of construction.

Motorists should slow down, be patient and pay attention to their surroundings in this and all work zones.

8/1/2018 3:00 PM (Updated 8/6/2018 9:23 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Jackson County: Lane Reductions Set Aug. 6 for IL-13

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-13 in Jackson County of upcoming lane reductions.

Beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, periodic nighttime lane reductions will be present on IL-13 east of Carbondale between Giant City Road and Reed Station Road.

These lane reductions will be present in the eastbound and westbound directions between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. are necessary to facilitate the construction of new lanes and shoulders. The work is expected to last into the fall, weather permitting.

Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the work. Motorists should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through this area.

For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.

8/1/2018 2:54 PM (Updated 8/4/2018 8:59 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Moultrie County: Work on IL-133 Begins Week of Aug. 6

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that bridge work will begin the week of Aug. 6 on IL-133, about 2.5 miles east of Lovington.

The existing bridge carrying IL-133 over Jonathon Branch is being removed, and it will be replaced with a box culvert. To complete the work, IL-133 will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 13. A marked detour will be in place to guide traffic around the road closure, which is expected to last until Friday, Oct. 12, weather permitting.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

For IDOT District 7 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict7.

8/1/2018 2:52 PM (Updated 8/2/2018 11:06 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Madison County: Lane Restrictions On IL-157 Begin Aug. 6

The Illinois Department of Transportation  announces that IL-157 at Burdick Creek Road south of Glen Carbon will be restricted to one lane beginning Monday, Aug. 6.  

The restrictions are necessary to do repair work on the Burdick Branch bridge.Two-way traffic will be maintained using temporary traffic signals during the project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting.
 
IDOT advises the travelling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.  Delays should be expected and the use of alternate routes may be beneficial.
 
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 
For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.   
8/1/2018 11:45 AM (Updated 8/4/2018 9:04 AM)

Lake County (IL).png   St. Mary’s Road to Close at Metra Railroad Tracks for Repairs to Railroad Crossing
Metra will be closing St. Mary’s Road to through traffic from IL-137 to IL-176. The closure will begin at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and is scheduled to reopen the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 20. The closure is necessary to improve ride quality at the existing railroad crossing. This project will include replacing the crossing surface, asphalt and concrete milling, repaving and striping.
 
Local traffic will be allowed from IL-137 south to Thornbury Lane/Greenbriar Drive and from IL-176 north to Minard Lane. The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.
 
Detour Route: IL-137 to IL-21 to IL-176.  
8/1/2018 11:36 AM (Updated 8/4/2018 9:06 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Ramp Closures Begin Wednesday On The Kennedy Expressway, Part Of Jane Byrne Interchange Project

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that ramp closures will begin on the outbound Kennedy Expressway (northbound I-90/94), in Chicago, weather permitting, Wednesday, Aug. 1. The ramp closures are necessary for the construction of the Monroe Street bridge over the Kennedy Expressway, part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange project.

 Starting Wednesday, the entrance ramp from Adams Street to the outbound Kennedy Expressway will reopen to traffic. Upon the reopening of the Adams Street entrance ramp, the following ramp closures will take place:

  • The exit ramp from the northbound Kennedy to Madison Street will be closed until Summer 2019.
    • A posted detour for eastbound Madison Street traffic will direct traffic to exit the northbound Kennedy Expressway at Washington Street, go east on Washington Street and south on Des Plaines Avenue to eastbound Madison Street. 
    • A posted detour for westbound Madison Street traffic will direct traffic to exit the Kennedy at Randolph Street, go west on Randolph Street and south on Halsted Street to westbound Madison Street.
  • The entrance ramp from Jackson Street to the northbound Kennedy Expressway will be closed until Fall 2018.
    • A posted detour will direct traffic to enter the northbound Kennedy Expressway via Adams Street. 

The Monroe Street bridge is one of several expressway bridge improvement projects included in the overall Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction. Of those bridges, the following are completed and open to traffic: Halsted Street, Taylor Street, Morgan Street, Harrison Street and Peoria Street.

The overall reconstruction project at the Jane Byrne Interchange will improve safety and traffic flow for the more than 400,000 motorists who use it each day, while also enhancing mobility for bicyclists, pedestrians and transit users in the surrounding neighborhoods. For more information and to view a live camera feed of the work zone, visit www.circleinterchange.org

7/31/2018 5:16 PM (Updated 8/4/2018 9:00 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Daytime Lane Closures on US-52 in Manhattan
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on US-52 between Spencer Road and US-45, in Manhattan, beginning this week, weather permitting. The lane closures are necessary for a widening project along US-52.
 
In order to complete the work, daytime lane closures will take place on US-52 between Spencer Road and US-45.
 
The overall project will improve safety by widening the shoulders on US-52, as well as replacing guardrail and rumble strips. The project is expected to be complete in Fall 2018.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.
 

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com  

7/31/2018 11:34 AM (Updated 8/4/2018 9:07 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   IN-55 Closed in Gary For Utility Work

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that IN-55 in Lake County (Gary) is closed between 47th and 49th avenues for utility work. The project is expected to last approximately two weeks.

Southbound drivers on IN-55 will be detoured east on 45th Avenue, south on IN-53 and west on 61st Avenue back to IN-55. Northbound drivers on IN-55 will be detoured east on 61st Avenue, north on IN-53 and west on 45th Avenue back to IN-55.

Drivers in Northwest Indiana can monitor road closures, road conditions, and traffic alerts at any time via the District’s social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

7/30/2018 1:33 PM (Updated 7/30/2018 3:11 PM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Construction of MN-65 Reduced Conflict Intersection at 187th Ave. in East Bethel begins Friday, August 3

Construction of a Reduced Conflict Intersection (RCI) at the intersection of 187th Ave. and MN-65 in East Bethel begins Friday, Aug. 3. (The start date was delayed from Monday, July 30, 2018.)

Beginning Friday morning, Aug. 3, the center median on MN-65 at 187th Ave. will close, which will prevent traffic from crossing MN-65 at 187th Ave. or from making left turns from either direction of the highway onto either direction of 187th Ave. Traffic will still be able to make a right turn off the highway, except during work this weekend. Traffic will follow a signed detour during the median closure.

Construction of a concrete island to channel traffic on the west side of the intersection and a right turn lane extension from southbound MN-65 to westbound 187th Avenue will begin Friday morning, Aug. 3 and will continue throughout the weekend. Throughout the weekend, southbound MN-65 will be restricted to a single lane and there will be no access from the southbound highway to 187th Ave. This preliminary work will be completed by Monday morning, and 187th Ave. will reopen west of MN-65.

A two-year project to build six Reduced Conflict Intersections (RCIs) on MN-65 in Ham Lake and East Bethel is currently underway. The first of this year’s two projects began Monday, July 23 at the intersection of 157th Avenue and MN-65 in Ham Lake. Construction will wrap up at both locations by early October, 2018.

The remaining four RCIs will be built during the 2019 construction season at 143rd Avenue, 153rd Avenue, 181st Avenue and Viking Boulevard. The RCI at Viking Boulevard and MN-65 in East Bethel will be the first signalized RCI in Minnesota.

The project also includes lengthening the left turn lanes at nine locations between East Bethel and Spring Lake Park in 2019. All work on RCIs and turn lanes will be completed by fall 2019. Construction of Reduced Conflict Intersections (RCIs) and turn lane improvements will improve safety and mobility on the MN-65 corridor between 85th Ave. in Spring Lake Park and Sims Road in East Bethel.

For more information on the MN-65 Reduced Conflict Intersections project, and turn lane extension work, a list of project locations or to sign up for updates, visit www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy65rci/. Additional information about Reduced Conflict Intersections is available at www.dot.state.mn.us/roadwork/rci/

7/30/2018 1:19 PM (Updated 8/4/2018 9:01 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Madison County: Lane Restrictions On US-40 Begin Aug. 2

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that US-40 from Rustic Lane to Triad Lane east of Troy will be intermittently restricted to one lane during daylight hours beginning Thursday, Aug. 2.

This restrictions are required to prepare for upcoming repairs to the Silver Creek bridge. Two-way traffic will be maintained using flaggers. The repairs are scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 8, weather permitting, and are planned to be completed by mid-September.
 
The lane restrictions are part of a larger project that includes resurfacing US-40 from Bethany Lane to the IL-4 ramps.  Details about lane restrictions for the resurfacing work will be announced later.
 
IDOT advises the traveling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.  Delays should be expected and the use of alternate routes may be beneficial.

Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.

For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8

7/30/2018 9:34 AM (Updated 7/30/2018 3:23 PM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Long-Term Lane and Ramp Clsoures Scheduled at Interchanges Along the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355)

Repair work is scheduled to begin next week on the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) at the I-55, Boughton Road and Army Trail Road Interchanges. Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the closures and detours.

 Weather permitting, beginning the week of Monday, July 30, the right sides of the ramps connecting southbound I-355 to I-55 are scheduled to close for a month. In addition, during the weekend of August 4, work is also scheduled to begin on additional ramps at the I-55, as well as at the Boughton Road and the Army Trail Road Interchanges.

 At the I-55 and Boughton Road Interchanges, single lane closures are scheduled on the ramp carrying northbound I-55 to Boughton Road and on the ramp carrying northbound I-355 to Boughton Road, and two lanes will be closed on the ramp carrying southbound I-55 to northbound I-355. Work is also scheduled on the ramp carrying northbound I-55 to southbound I-355.

 Ramp work includes pavement patching, shoulder repairs and guardrail improvements, as well as sealing and repairs to bridge structures, bridge decks, approach slabs and bridge joint replacement. The work is scheduled to be complete this fall.

 At the Army Trail Road Interchange, ramps are scheduled to close over several weekends for pavement patching. In addition, the ramp carrying northbound I-355 to Army Trail Road is also scheduled to close and a detour will be posted routing traffic to the Lake Street exit and along Rohlwling Road (IL-53) to Army Trail Road.

Additional weekend ramp closures with detours are scheduled at the Army Trail Road Interchanges, along with ramps at the I-55, 63rd Street, Maple Avenue, Butterfield Road, Roosevelt Road, Hill Avenue, Crescent Boulevard and North Avenue Interchanges through fall. Detours will be provided for each ramp closure.

 In 2018, the Illinois Tollway has scheduled roadway, bridge and ramp work on throughout the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355). In addition, roadway lighting, signage and guardrail improvements are scheduled, as well as retaining wall and noisewall work.

 The Tollway is repairing mainline and local crossroad bridges at the following locations: Cedar Road, US-6, Fiddyment Creek, 135th Street, Des Plains River, Internationale Parkway and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Repairs are also scheduled on the ramps at Army Trail Road, North Avenue (IL-64), Roosevelt Road (IL-38), Butterfield Road (IL- 56), the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88), Ogden Avenue (IL-34), Maple Avenue 63rd Street, 75th Street, Boughton Road, I-55 and I-80.

 The improvements are funded by the Illinois Tollway’s 15-year capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.

 Maps and construction information about the I-355 Roadway Resurfacing and Repair work is available on the Tollway’s website at Illinoistollway.com via the Interactive Tollway map and under “Projects Overview” in the Explore Projects section.  

7/27/2018 4:58 PM (Updated 8/4/2018 9:09 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Work Getting Underway On Braun Road

Project will be located between the East Frontage Road and CR-H

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is planning to begin work the week of August 6th on the reconstruction of Braun Road between the East Frontage Road and CR-H. The project will construct a six-lane urban roadway. The project is set for completion in late 2019 and is a part of the Development Roads projects supporting the development in and around the Wisconn Valley Development site. Initial work in 2018 will focus on the construction of the new eastbound lanes and a new box culvert.

The roadway will be a concrete paved surface with a median and multi-use paths included in the design. The multi-use paths will be constructed under a future project.  A new box culvert will be constructed at the Kilbourn Road ditch as a part of this project. Once all work is complete, the roadway will serve as an east-west connection serving Wisconn Valley. All work is weather dependent. Only local construction traffic will be allowed on Braun Road during construction.

For additional information on the Development Road projects go to: https://projects.511wi.gov/fdr/

For additional information on the I-94 North/South project go to: https://projects.511wi.gov/i94northsouth/

For the latest traffic information, visit: https://511wi.gov/ 

7/27/2018 3:35 PM (Updated 7/31/2018 10:21 AM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Ramp From 4th Avenue S/16th Street To I-94 West In Minneapolis Closes Monday For 2 Months

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 30, the ramp from 4th Avenue S/16th Street to westbound I-94, near the Minneapolis Convention Center, will close.

The ramp will remain closed through early October.

Motorists should follow the posted detour and continue on Fourth Avenue to 16th Street to 15th Street to northbound Lyndale Avenue to westbound I-94.

The closure is necessary as crews reconstruct the ramp and westbound lanes of I-94.

This closure is part of the larger four-year 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown reconstruction project on Interstate 35W between 43rd Street and downtown Minneapolis. The work includes reconstructing pavement, bridges and ramps on I-35W, adding new access ramps to the Lake Street Business District, building a new transit station on the interstate and constructing new MnPASS lanes. Once complete, motorists and residents will have better accessibility, safety and mobility in the area.  Work is expected to be completed in fall 2021. To learn more about the project, visit: www.mndot.gov/35w94

During the 35W@94 reconstruction project, people are encouraged to make a new connection to other forms of transportation such as transit, carpools, MnPASS, and try alternate routes. Or consider alternatives to traveling to/from work such as telecommuting or driving during off-peak hours. Information on these alternatives can be found at www.mndot.gov/35w94

Please plan ahead, know your route and check 511 and the project web site for updates: www.511mn.org 

7/27/2018 11:47 AM (Updated 7/28/2018 8:47 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   New Traffic Pattern Begins on Jackson Boulevard over I-90/94

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that a stage change will take place on Jackson Boulevard, over I-90/94, in Chicago, beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, July 26. Temporary lane closures we be required to complete the stage change.

Starting Thursday, the structure that carries Jackson Boulevard over I-90/94 will be reduced to one lane. The temporary closure is necessary to complete striping and a new traffic configuration.

The new traffic pattern is expected to be in place by 5 p.m. Thursday with two lanes of traffic on Jackson Boulevard. Bicycles should share the left lane with vehicles.

The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2018.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com

7/26/2018 12:56 PM (Updated 7/27/2018 12:58 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bloomington: Lane Closures Begin July 30 On Veterans Parkway

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that lane closures on Veterans Parkway between Washington Street and Clearwater Avenue in Bloomington will begin Monday, July 30.
 
The closures are necessary for the resurfacing of Veterans Parkway. The work will be performed between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. with one lane open in each direction on Veterans Parkway and at the intersection of IL-9 during the project, which is expected to be completed in November.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.

7/25/2018 11:36 AM (Updated 7/25/2018 11:29 PM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Long-Term Bridge Lane Closures Scheduled to Begin Over Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Ogle, DeKalb Counties

Mulford Road, University Road and Willrett Road Bridges scheduled to close for one month

The Illinois Tollway is scheduled to begin repair work on local crossroad bridges carrying traffic over the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) including Mulford Road Bridge in Ogle County and Willrett Road and University Road bridges in DeKalb County.

Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the start of construction and closures. When possible, the Tollway will stage construction so bridges can remain open to traffic during repairs. However, the full closure of some bridges is necessary because the local crossroad bridges over I-88 are too narrow to accommodate traffic while safely completing the work.

On Monday, July 30, work is scheduled to begin at the Mulford Road Bridge. The bridge will close to traffic for one month. No detour will be posted.

During the weekend of August 10, the University Road Bridge is scheduled to close for a month. A detour will be posted routing traffic to Keslinger Road, Shabbona Road and Malta Road.

In mid-August, Willrett Road Bridge is scheduled to close for a month. No detour will be posted.

Keslinger Road Bridge, which has been closed since March, and Dauberman Road Bridge, which has been closed since June, are scheduled to reopen in early August. Work on Shabbona Road Bridge is also scheduled to be complete in early August.

In 2018, the Illinois Tollway is repairing 17 local crossroad bridges carrying traffic over I-88, between IL-251 near Rochelle and IL-56 near Sugar Grove. Bridge work and closures are being staggered so that adjacent bridges are not under construction at the same time and can be used as alternative routes.

In most locations, local crossroad bridge improvements will include pavement patching, bridge deck rehabilitation, bridge joint replacement and repairs on bridge beams, piers and girders.

Bridges scheduled for repairs include: Steward Road/Main Street (Rochelle), Mulford Road, Locust Road, Woodlawn Road, Tower Road, Willrett Road, Shabbona Road, University Road, South First Street, Peace Road, Somonauk Road, Hinckley Road, Keslinger Road, County Line Road, Watson Road, Dauberman Road, Main Street (Kane County) and Bliss Road.