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Travel Time Watch Zones

The following table lists road sections 8 miles or longer on which: the travel times exceed 33% above their historical average or the congestion is heavy. To see a complete list of all travel times, please visit the Travel Time Report.

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Travel Time Watch Zones
Roadway Congestion From To Travel Time (minutes) Average Travel Time (minutes) Distance (miles) Speed (mph)
SB Bishop Ford Fwy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange (via Dan Ryan) I-80 (via Bishop Ford) 40 28 23.5 miles 34 mph
SB Bishop Ford Fwy Medium congestion Dan Ryan / 95th St I-80 (Kingery Expy) 27 16 14.0 miles 26 mph
SB Bishop Ford Fwy Medium congestion Dan Ryan / 95th St 154th St 25 13 9.6 miles 24 mph

Major Incidents

The following table shows major incidents in the Travel Midwest region, those with high severity or durations greater than 90 minutes. You may click on the location to see a map of the event. To see a complete list of all incidents, please visit the Incident Report.

Major Incidents
Location Description Mile Marker Closure Details Status Start Time Estimated End Time Source
NB I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) at IL-72 (Higgins Rd) I-294 Northbound - CRASH - at IL-72 (Higgins Rd) - MP 41.0 - 3 right lanes blocked of 4 41.0 Right three lanes closed, one lane open Updated 12/9/16 4:07 AM 12/9/16 5:42 AM Illinois Tollway

Major Construction

The following table lists major construction events in the Travel Midwest region. The Gateway Traveler Information System defines a construction closure as major if:

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Major Construction
Location Mile Marker Severity Closure Details Time Periods Source Description
Ramp from NB I-41 to EB WI-100 322.9 Major All lanes closed 11/30/15 12:00 AM to 11/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 West to the 84th St Exit; take 84th St South to Greenfield Ave, Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100; OR, Take I-94 West to the Moorland Rd-South Exit; take Moorland Rd South to Greenfield Ave, Greenfield Ave East to Hwy 100
NB I-41 (Zoo Fwy) from WI-59 (-0.2 miles) to Swan Blvd (-0.2 miles) Major All lanes closed 12/9/16 10:00 PM to 12/10/16 7:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: To go North: Take I-41/894/US 45 North to the Greenfield Ave Exit; take Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100, Hwy 100 North to Watertown Plank Rd, Watertown Plank Rd East to the I-41/US 45 North Entrance Ramp; To go East: Take I-41/894/U
Ramp from SB I-41 to WB WI-59 0.9 Major All lanes closed 11/12/16 12:00 AM to 6/15/18 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-41/US 45 South to the Bluemound Rd Exit; take Bluemound Rd West to Mayfair Rd/Hwy 100, Mayfair Rd/Hwy 100 South to Greenfield Ave; OR, Take I-41/894/US 45 South to the National Ave Exit; take National Ave West to Hwy 100, Hwy
Ramp from EB WI-59 to SB I-41 1.3 Major All lanes closed 11/12/16 12:00 AM to 10/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100, Hwy 100 South to National Ave, National Ave East to the I-41/894/US 45 South Entrance Ramp; OR, Take Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100, Hwy 100 South to Beloit Rd, Beloit Rd East to the I-41/894/US
EB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from Arlington Heights Rd (+0.8 miles) to Elmhurst Rd (-0.3 miles) 71.6 to 73.3 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 11/18/16 7:00 AM to 12/20/16 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway Rdwy and Bridge Widening; *** Long Term ***
EB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from US-12 (-0.2 miles) to IL-72 (+0.1 miles) 76.5 to 77.5 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 12/9/16 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM Illinois Tollway Rdwy/Bridge Reconst
WB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from Elmhurst Rd (+0.3 miles) to Busse Rd 73.3 to 72.5 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 11/18/16 7:00 AM to 12/20/16 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway *** Long Term Closure ***
WB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from Barrington Rd (+0.2 miles) to IL-72 (+0.3 miles) 62.0 to 61.0 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 12/9/16 6:00 AM to 12:01 PM Illinois Tollway Rdwy Widening and Reconst
WB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from Barrington Rd (+0.2 miles) to IL-72 (+0.3 miles) 62.0 to 61.0 Major Left two lanes closed, one lane open 12/9/16 12:01 PM to 3:00 PM Illinois Tollway Rdwy Widening and Reconst
Ramp from EB I-94 to NB I-41 304.3 Major All lanes closed 8/15/16 12:00 AM to 5/26/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 East to the STH 164/CTH J Exit; take STH 164/CTH J North to Capitol Dr/STH 190, Capitol Dr/STH 190 East to the I-41/US 45 North Entrance Ramp; OR, Take I-94 East to the Moorland Rd Exit; take Moorland Rd North to Bluemoun
Ramp from WB I-94 to NB I-41 305.0 Major All lanes closed 12/9/16 10:00 PM to 12/10/16 7:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 West to the 68th St Exit and proceed straight onto O⿿Connor St; take O⿿Connor St West to 84th St, 84th St North to Watertown Plank Rd; Watertown Plank Rd West to the I-41/US 45 North Entrance Ramp; OR, Take I-94 West t
Ramp from WB I-94 to SB I-41 305.0 Major All lanes closed 3/9/15 12:00 AM to 5/6/18 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 West to the 84th St Exit; take 84th St South to Greenfield Ave, Greenfield Ave West to the I-41/894/US 45 South Entrance Ramp; OR, Take I-94 West to the Moorland Rd-South Exit Ramp; take Moorland Rd South to Greenfield Ave
EB I-290 (Eisenhower Expy) from Halsted St to Canal St 29.8 to 30.2 Major Left lane and left shoulder closed, two or three lanes open 10/10/16 7:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT *** Long Term Closure ***
NWB US-12 from Marquette Ave to Oglesby Ave Major All lanes and shoulders closed 10/24/16 8:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM Chicago DOT Westbound continuous closure of no more than one block at a time on 95th Street, between Oglesby Avenue and Marquette Avenue, for sewer main installation. Detour Westbound 95th Street to Northbound/Westbound South Chicago Avenue, to Westbound 87th Street, to Southbound Jeffery Avenue, and back to Westbound 95th Street.
NB US-23 from Lahring Rd to Lahring Rd 82.4 to 82.4 Major Left or right shoulder closed, all lanes open 6/17/16 7:00 AM to 12/31/16 4:00 PM MDOT The bridge was hit with a high load, once the repair is known the actual opening date can be determined.
SB US-23 from Lahring Rd to Lahring Rd 82.4 to 82.4 Major Left or right shoulder closed, all lanes open 6/17/16 7:00 AM to 12/31/16 4:00 PM MDOT The bridge was hit with a high load, once the repair is known the actual opening date can be determined.
NB US-51 at 1000 (+0.7 miles) 132.0 Major All lanes closed 3/1/16 12:00 AM to 11/16/17 12:00 AM IDOT Bridge closed. Vehicle width restricted to 15' 5".
SB US-51 at 1000 (-0.7 miles) Major All lanes closed 3/1/16 12:00 AM to 11/16/17 12:00 AM IDOT Bridge closed. Vehicle width restricted to 15' 5".
NB IL-1 from 130th St (+0.1 miles) to 129th Pl Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/16/16 7:00 AM to 12/22/16 11:59 PM IDOT A posted detour will direct northbound traffic on Halsted Street to go west on Sibley Boulevard (147th Street), north on S. Wood Street and east on 127th Street to meet back with Halsted Street. Southbound traffic on Halsted Street will take the reverse route.
SB IL-1 from 129th Pl to 130th St (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/16/16 7:00 AM to 12/22/16 11:59 PM IDOT A posted detour will direct northbound traffic on Halsted Street to go west on Sibley Boulevard (147th Street), north on S. Wood Street and east on 127th Street to meet back with Halsted Street. Southbound traffic on Halsted Street will take the reverse route.
Ramp from SEB IL-13 to EB IL-15 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 9/8/15 12:00 AM to 7/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
EB IL-17 from Prairie Ave to Chicago St Major All lanes closed 8/24/16 12:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
WB IL-17 from Chicago St to Prairie Ave Major All lanes closed 8/24/16 12:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
NEB IL-29 from East St to East St Major All lanes closed 9/26/16 12:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
SWB IL-29 from East St to East St Major All lanes closed 9/26/16 12:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
SB WI-32 from Elm Rd to Elm Rd (+0.2 miles) Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 12/9/16 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily until 12/16/16 WisDOT Permit - Left turn lane from Hwy 32 SB onto County Line Rd to put up a batwing crane to Safely Re-Conductor existing ATC transmission line 837 over HWY 32
NB IL-47 from Sherrill Rd (+0.2 miles) to Canton Farm Rd Major All lanes closed 4/22/16 12:00 AM to 1/1/17 12:00 AM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
NWB M-50 from Shepherd St to Warren Ave Major All lanes closed 10/26/16 8:00 AM to 12/16/16 2:00 PM MDOT Consumers Energy is replacing an old gas main on M-50.
NB IL-53 from Braceville Rd to Center St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 9/26/16 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Intersection reconstruction with HMA pavement, earthwork excavation, drainage system improvements and channelization. Detour: Front St (IL-53) and Center St traffic East of the UPRR crossing will be detoured North to IL-113 (Main St) or South to Division St
SB IL-53 from Center St to Braceville Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 9/26/16 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Intersection reconstruction with HMA pavement, earthwork excavation, drainage system improvements and channelization. Detour: Front St (IL-53) and Center St traffic East of the UPRR crossing will be detoured North to IL-113 (Main St) or South to Division St
NEB IL-71 from 1101st Rd to 1101st Rd (+0.2 miles) Major All lanes closed 8/29/16 12:00 AM to 12/9/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic Monday through 3pm Friday. Open all weekends and holidays. Local traffic only allowed through closure.
SWB IL-71 from 1101st Rd (-0.2 miles) to 1101st Rd Major All lanes closed 8/29/16 12:00 AM to 12/9/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic Monday through 3pm Friday. Open all weekends and holidays. Local traffic only allowed through closure.
EB IL-81 at Railroad St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/28/16 12:00 AM to 1/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.; Detour Route: I-74 south to exit 32 (IL 17). IL 17 west to 150. 150 north to IL 81.DETOUR
WB IL-81 at Railroad St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/28/16 12:00 AM to 1/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.; Detour Route: I-74 south to exit 32 (IL 17). IL 17 west to 150. 150 north to IL 81.DETOUR
SB IL-94 at 1650 (+0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 9/6/16 12:00 AM to 12/10/16 11:59 PM IDOT Traffic will be reduced to one lane, controlled by temporary traffic signals. Vehicle width restricted to 10' 6".
Ramp from NB I-41 to WI-100 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/30/15 12:00 AM to 11/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 West to the 84th St Exit; take 84th St North to Bluemound Rd, Bluemound Rd West to Mayfair Rd/Hwy 100; OR, Take I-94 West to the Moorland Rd-North Exit; take Moorland Rd North to Bluemound Rd, Bluemound Rd East to Mayfair
EB IL-104 from 4th St to Kennedy St Major All lanes closed 11/21/16 12:00 AM to 12/9/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
WB IL-104 from Kennedy St to 4th St Major All lanes closed 11/21/16 12:00 AM to 12/9/16 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
EB IL-116 at 600 East Rd (+0.4 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 6/15/16 12:00 AM to 7/29/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.; The marked detour route includes IL 115, US 24 and I-57.
WB IL-116 at 600 East Rd (-0.4 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 6/15/16 12:00 AM to 7/29/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.; The marked detour route includes IL 115, US 24 and I-57.
NEB IL-129 from Braceville Rd to Reed St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 9/26/16 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Intersection reconstruction with HMA pavement, earthwork excavation, drainage system improvements and channelization. Detour: Front St (IL-53) and Center St traffic East of the UPRR crossing will be detoured North to IL-113 (Main St) or South to Division St
SWB IL-129 from Reed St to Braceville Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 9/26/16 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Intersection reconstruction with HMA pavement, earthwork excavation, drainage system improvements and channelization. Detour: Front St (IL-53) and Center St traffic East of the UPRR crossing will be detoured North to IL-113 (Main St) or South to Division St
NB IL-157 from St Clair Ave (-0.1 miles) to St Clair Ave Major All lanes closed 1/4/16 12:00 AM to 3/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.
SB IL-157 from St Clair Ave to St Clair Ave (+0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 1/4/16 12:00 AM to 3/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.
NB and SB M-40 (S Main St) from 1st St to 4th St in Lawton Major All lanes and shoulders closed 12/9/16 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM MDOT Closed for a parade.
NB and SB M-40 (S Main St) from 1st St to 4th St in Lawton Major All lanes and shoulders closed 12/9/16 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM MDOT Closed for a parade.
EB and WB I-696 at the Lincoln Drive bridge 12.8 to 13.1 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 12/10/16 5:00 AM to 7:00 AM MDOT There is a 15 minute total closure for utility work.
SB Bishop Ford from Dan Ryan Expy (I-94) / I-57 to Dr Martin L King Jr Dr 62.9 to 63.7 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, up to one lanes open 12/8/16 11:59 PM to 12/9/16 6:00 AM IDOT
WB Eisenhower Expy from Wells St to Halsted St 30.5 to 29.8 Major Left two lanes and left shoulder closed, one or two lanes open 10/10/16 7:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT *** Long Term Closure ***
NB Halsted St (IL-1) from 127th St to 147th St Major All lanes closed 8/16/16 12:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM IDOT Structural steel repairs and cleaning and painting the existing steel structure carrying IL 1 (Halsted Avenue) over the Little Calumet River in the City of Chicago. Detour: Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured west at 147th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel north to 127th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave. Motorists traveling southbound will be detoured west at 127th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel south to 147th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave.
SB Halsted St (IL-1) from 147th St to 127th St Major All lanes closed 8/16/16 12:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM IDOT Structural steel repairs and cleaning and painting the existing steel structure carrying IL 1 (Halsted Avenue) over the Little Calumet River in the City of Chicago. Detour: Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured west at 147th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel north to 127th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave. Motorists traveling southbound will be detoured west at 127th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel south to 147th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave.

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Announcements

The following announcements are specific to the trucking community. To see a complete list of all construction announcements, please visit the Construction Announcements Page.

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   The New Intersection of Terpening Road and IL-111 Opening

The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that the new Terpening Road intersection at IL-111 is expected to be opened to traffic on Friday, December 9, 2016, weather permitting. The existing Terpening Road intersection at IL-111 will be closed to all traffic at the same time the new intersection is opened to traffic.

The Department asks that motorists be patient, reduce speed, obey all warning signs, be aware as to which Terpening Road entrance is open, and use additional caution when traveling near this work zone.

Additional information may also be available at www.stl-traffic.org

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