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Indiana Department of Transportation   INDOT Announces That U.S. 6, Between Mander And Old Suman Roads in Westville Will Be Closed

CORRECTION: U.S. 6 in Porter County to Close Up to Two Days for Culvert Work

Note: A previous version of this release listed work being performed in Westville. While closure signs will be in Westville, the precise location of the work being performed is in Porter County.

PORTER COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that U.S. 6, between Mander and Old Suman roads in Porter County, will be closed up to two days starting Monday. Crews will be working on a pair of culverts in the area.

Road closure signs will be set at the junctions with State Road 49 and State Road 2, but traffic will be allowed to pass up to Mander and Old Suman roads.

State road detours must be on state-maintained roads only. Westbound drivers will be detoured west on SR 2 and north on SR 49 back to U.S. 6. Eastbound drivers will be detoured south on SR 49 and east on SR 2 back to U.S. 6.

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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“In Indiana, the Crossroads of America is more than a motto; it’s our mission.”
– Governor Eric Holcomb

Next Level Roads is Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s initiative to elevate Indiana’s economic competitiveness and quality of life for all Hoosiers through investment in transportation infrastructure. This sustainable, data-driven plan dedicates more than $30 billion over the next 20 years to improving the conditions of existing roads and bridges – both state and local, finishing major projects, and building for the future. Next Level Roads is enhancing Indiana’s position as a leader in freight and logistics and empowering cities, towns and counties to build communities that attract jobs and talent. Learn more about Next Level Roads at in.gov/indot.

About the Indiana Department of Transportation
INDOT empowers businesses to deliver Indiana to the world and bring the world to Indiana by providing a transportation network that is second to none. The agency builds and maintains more than 28,000 lane miles of highway and 5,600 bridges, and provides oversight for 117 public aviation facilities and more than 4,000 miles of active rail lines. Indiana ranked as the #1 state in the U.S. for infrastructure in CNBC’s 2016 “Top States for Business” ranking. Learn more about INDOT at in.gov/indot.

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6/21/2018 11:34 AM (Updated 6/22/2018 6:07 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Jane Byrne Interchange Project: Extended Lane and ramp Closures on IB Eisenhower

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced a lane and ramp closure will take place on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (eastbound I-290), in Chicago, as part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, March 26.

Beginning Monday, one lane on the inbound Eisenhower will be closed between Ogden Avenue and Halsted Street, reducing the expressway from four to three lanes.

The ramp from the inbound Eisenhower Expressway to Racine Avenue also will be closed. The posted detour will direct traffic to take the Paulina Street exit ramp to eastbound Congress Parkway and continue to Racine Avenue.

Expected to reopen in Winter 2019, the lane and ramp closures will allow for improvements on the inbound Eisenhower, including new pavement, retaining walls and drainage. The work is part of the overall Jane Byrne Interchange project.

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.

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.

3/21/2018 2:19 PM (Updated 6/22/2018 1:30 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Extended Ramp Closures on the Outbound Dan Ryan, Part of JBI Project

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that extended ramp closures will take place on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (SB I-90/94), in Chicago, beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday, May 16. The ramp closures are necessary to construct new pavement and drainage along the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (EB I-290), as part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange Project.

Beginning Tuesday, the ramp from outbound Congress Parkway to the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (SB I-90/94) will be closed. A posted detour will direct traffic to go NB on the Kennedy Expressway, exit at Augusta Boulevard and reenter SB I-90/94.

The ramp from the outbound Dan Ryan to Taylor Street/Roosevelt Road also will be closed. The posted detour will direct traffic to exit at 18th Street, reenter northbound I-90/94 and exit at Roosevelt Road/Taylor Street. The ramp will be accessible to traffic traveling from the inbound Eisenhower to outbound Dan Ryan.

Expected to reopen late August 2018, the ramp closures will allow for improvements on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway. The work is part of the overall Jane Byrne Interchange project.
 
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.

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.

5/2/2018 1:40 PM (Updated 6/22/2018 1:31 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Extended Ramp Closures on the Kennedy Expressway, Part of JBI

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that ramp closures will take place to and from the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94), in Chicago, beginning, weather permitting, Sunday, June 10. The ramp closures are necessary for the construction of the Monroe Street bridge, part of the overall Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction project.
 
In order to complete the work, the following ramp closures will take place, weather permitting:

  • Beginning at 10 p.m. Sunday, June 10, the Madison Street entrance ramp to the inbound Kennedy Expressway (southbound I-90/94) will be fully closed until Thursday, August 9. A posted detour will direct westbound Madison Street traffic to go north on Jefferson Street and west on Randolph Street to access the inbound Kennedy Expressway. Eastbound Madison Street traffic should go north on Halsted Street and east on Lake Street to access the inbound Kennedy.
  • Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, June 15, the Adams Street entrance ramp to the outbound Kennedy Expressway (northbound I-90/94) will be closed until Monday, July 16. A posted detour will direct westbound Adams Street traffic to go north on Jefferson Street and west on Madison Street to access the outbound Kennedy.
  • Beginning June 11, the Monroe Street exit ramp from the inbound Kennedy Expressway will be closed until June 15. A posted detour will direct traffic to exit the expressway via Adams Street, go westbound on Adams Street and northbound on Halsted Street to meet back with Monroe Street.
  • Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, June 15, the Adams Street exit ramp from the inbound Kennedy Expressway will be closed until August 2018. A posted detour will direct traffic to exit the expressway via Monroe Street, travel west on Monroe Street and south on Halsted Street to meet back with 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

6/7/2018 12:38 PM (Updated 6/22/2018 1:31 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Chicago: Extended Closure On Ramp From The Inbound Kennedy To Inbound Congress Parkway

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that an estimated two-year closure will take place on the ramp that carries traffic from the inbound Kennedy Expressway (southbound I-90/94) to eastbound Congress Parkway beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15, weather permitting.

The closure is necessary to complete road and bridge construction, part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction project.
 
Beginning Jan. 9, the ramp from the inbound Kennedy to inbound Congress Parkway will be fully closed for approximately two years. A posted detour will direct southbound I-90/94 traffic to continue south and exit at Roosevelt Road. Motorists should go east on Roosevelt Road, north on Jefferson Street, east on Harrison Street and north on Wells Street to access eastbound Congress Parkway.
 
The ramp closure will allow for construction of a new ramp from the inbound Kennedy to inbound Congress, as well construction on the eastbound Congress Parkway bridge over the Kennedy and Dan Ryan expressways and the replacement of the Van Buren Street bridge.
 
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.

12/22/2017 2:50 PM (Updated 6/22/2018 1:30 PM)
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