Metro East: Weekend I-55/64 pavement repairs
The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that southbound Interstate 55/64 between the I-55/64/70 split and the Mississippi River will be closed beginning 9 PM Friday, October 22, weather permitting.
This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs and is expected to be completed by 5 AM Monday, October 25.
Drivers are urged to utilize alternate routes to move around the work zone. Also, please obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.
10/22/2021 12:48 PM
(Updated 10/22/2021 12:48 PM)
Weekend lane closures on I-57 in Country Club Hills
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that pavement patching and repairs of Interstate 57, from 175th to 183rd streets, in Country Club Hills, will require lane closures over multiple weekends beginning, weather permitting, tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 22.
Starting at 10 p.m. tomorrow to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, lane closures will take place on northbound I-57, between 183rd and 175th streets. At least one northbound lane will remain open at all times. Southbound I-57 and the ramps will not be impacted.
Additional weekend lane closures will be scheduled on both sides of I-57, including various ramp closures with detours in the coming weekends to complete the work.
10/21/2021 2:35 PM
(Updated 10/21/2021 2:35 PM)
This weekend ramp, lane closures on I-80/94 and Illinois 394 in Lansing **10/21/21 UPDATE***
Pavement patching and repairs of Interstate 80/94 and Illinois 394, in Lansing, continues this weekend, weather permitting, with the following ramp and lane closures:
- Westbound I-80/94, from Illinois 394 to just east of Wentworth Avenue, starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 22 to noon, Sunday, Oct. 24
- At least two westbound lanes will remain open at all times.
- Eastbound I-80/94 and ramps will not be impacted.
- Southbound Illinois 394, from just south of Thornton Lansing Road to I-80, starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25
- At least one southbound lane will remain open at all times.
Ramp closure – from 11 p.m. tomorrow to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25
- Interstate 294 ramp to southbound Illinois 394.
- A detour will direct motorists to westbound Interstate 94 (Bishop Ford Freeway), 159th Street and eastbound I-94 to access southbound Illinois 394
Major travel delays are anticipated, alternative routes are encouraged
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that pavement patching and repairs of Interstate 80/94, from Illinois 394 to just east of Wentworth Avenue, in Lansing, will require lane closures over multiple weekends beginning, weather permitting, tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 1.
Starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow to noon Sunday, Oct. 3, lane closures will take place on westbound I-80/94. Eastbound I-80/94 lane closures will start at 10 p.m. tomorrow to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4. At least two lanes will remain open in each direction at all times and the ramps will not be impacted.
10/21/2021 1:52 PM
(Updated 10/21/2021 1:52 PM)
Oakton Street closing at rail crossing Nov. 2
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to the Canadian National Railroad crossing on Oakton Street, at Bittersweet Court, in Des Plaines, will require a full closure starting, weather permitting, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2.
A detour will direct motorists to Mannheim Road (U.S. 12/45), Touhy Avenue and River Road. The work is expected to be complete by 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9.
10/21/2021 12:24 PM
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Chicago Road closing at rail crossing Nov. 1
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to the Canadian National Railroad crossing on Chicago Road (Illinois 1), north of 23rd Street, in Chicago Heights, will require a full closure starting, weather permitting, 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1.
A detour will direct motorists to U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway), State Street and 26th Street. The work is expected to be complete by 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7.
10/21/2021 12:18 PM
(Updated 10/21/2021 12:18 PM)
Overnight Closures Scheduled on Butterfield Road for Bridge Work on Tri-State Tollway (I-294)
Temporary, overnight closures are scheduled next week on Butterfield Road under the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in Berkley and Hillside for mainline bridge beam placement on the Illinois Tollway’s Central Tri-State Project.
During the week of October 25, one night of intermittent, full closures, each lasting up to 15 minutes, will be scheduled in both directions on Butterfield Road under I-294. The closures will begin at 9 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. the following morning. If the work cannot be completed during this time, contingency closures will be scheduled as needed through the end of the week.
Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the overnight lane closures. The overnight closures are needed to provide a safe work zone for bridge beam installation and minimize the impact on local traffic. Up-to-date closure information will be available on the Illinois Tollway’s Daily Construction Alert. All work is weather dependent.
Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project information, including maps, construction updates and a Virtual Open House, is available on the Tollway’s website at www.illinoistollway.com in the Projects section.
10/21/2021 2:45 AM
(Updated 10/21/2021 2:50 AM)
Bridge maintenance to cause lane closures and shifts on I-94
PORTER COUNTY, Ind. - The Indiana Department of Transportation announces overnight lane closures and lane shifts for eastbound and westbound I-94 between U.S. 20 (Burns Harbor) and State Road 49 beginning Sunday, October 24.
From approximately 8 p.m. Sunday, October 24 to 6 a.m. Monday, October 25, the two left lanes of I-94 will be closed in both directions. These restrictions will be in place to implement the maintenance of traffic plan for bridge work over Norfolk Southern Railway (MM 23.5).
Beginning in the morning on Monday, October 25, three lanes will be open in each direction but will be shifted left toward the median. Bridge painting activities will be ongoing in this location through mid-November.
All schedules are weather dependent and subject to change. INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Motorists are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area and should slow down and drive distraction-free through all work zones.
10/20/2021 3:45 PM
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Hamilton County: IL- 242 closure begins Oct. 22
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on Illinois 242 north of McLeansboro in Hamilton County of an upcoming road closure.
Beginning Friday, October 22 at 6 P.M., Illinois 242 will be closed between Blooming Grove Road and Blairsville Road, approximately 3.5 miles north of McLeansboro, weather permitting. The road is expected to be open by 6 A.M. Monday, October 25.
This closure is necessary to facilitate the replacement of a drainage structure. Motorists should seek an alternate route. Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the closure.
10/20/2021 3:31 PM
(Updated 10/20/2021 3:31 PM)
Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Close for Repairs to Railroad Crossing
North Chicago, IL – The Union Pacific Railway has notified the Lake County Division of Transportation it will be closing the railroad crossing on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at the Union Pacific Railroad east of US Route 41 for repairs. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2 and is scheduled to reopen by 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4.
Local traffic will be allowed on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from IL 131/Green Bay Road west to the railroad crossing. The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.
Detour Route: US Route 41 to IL 137 to Green Bay Road.
10/20/2021 11:30 AM
(Updated 10/20/2021 3:32 PM)
Sylvan Drive South at Gilmer Road to Close for Storm Sewer Installation
Hawthorn Woods, IL - The Lake County Division of Transportation will be closing Sylvan Drive South at Gilmer Road, to through traffic for 14 days starting Monday, Nov. 1 at 7 a.m. and is scheduled to reopen late afternoon on Sunday, Nov. 14. The closure is necessary to install a storm sewer on Sylvan Drive South.
Detour Route: Gilmer Road to Midlothian Road. Local traffic will have access on Sylvan Drive South from Midlothian Road to the work zone. The work zone will be closed to all traffic.
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10/19/2021 8:41 AM
(Updated 10/19/2021 8:41 AM)
Long-Term Ramp Closure and Detour to Begin This Week at I-290 for Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project
Month-long ramp closure at southbound I-294 to westbound I-290 set for ramp and pavement reconstruction
DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway is scheduled to begin a long-term closure this week for the ramp connecting the southbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to westbound I-290 for ramp and pavement reconstruction as work continues on the Tollway’s Central Tri-State Tollway Project. The ramp closure and posted detour are scheduled to be in place through November.
Electronic message and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers on I-294 to the construction work zones, ramp closure and detour. Up-to-date information regarding lane closures will be available in the Illinois Tollway’s Daily Construction Alert
. All work is weather dependent.
On Thursday, October 21, beginning at 8 p.m. the ramp connecting southbound I-294 to westbound I-290 is scheduled to be closed to traffic with a posted detour for one month. The detour will direct traffic to continue southbound on I-294 to the eastbound I-290 ramp before routing traffic to Mannheim Road and through the interchange ramps to access westbound I-290.