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US 51 to close Sept. 18
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on U.S. 51 near Elkville of an upcoming road closure. 
 
Beginning Friday, September 18 at 6 p.m., weather permitting, U.S. 51 will be closed just south of Hallidayboro Road near Elkville. The closure is expected to last until Monday, September 21 at 6 am. This closure is necessary to facilitate the replacement of a box culvert. 
 
Motorists should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution when traveling through this area. Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the closure.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
9/17/2020 4:29 PM (Updated 9/17/2020 8:38 PM)
Illinois 108 to close Sept. 22
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Illinois 108 will close at the railroad crossing about 3 miles west of Interstate 55 in Montgomery County on Sept. 22. 
 
The closure is necessary to resurface the crossing. No traffic will be allowed to cross the tracks during the work, which is expected to be complete Sept. 23. A detour will be posted. 
 
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 6 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict6.
9/17/2020 4:00 PM (Updated 9/17/2020 8:36 PM)
IN-8 to be Closed for Pipe Lining Project
STARKE COUNTY, Ind. - The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for State Road 8 between CR-100 W and CR-100 E beginning Monday, September 21. 
 
The road will be closed for approximately two weeks for a pipe liner installation at the intersection of State Road 8 and Range Rd. 
 
Drivers should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow State Road 39, US-30 and US-35. 
 
SR 8
 
 
9/17/2020 9:35 AM (Updated 9/17/2020 9:35 AM)
Dan Ryan lane changes at Jane Byrne starts Saturday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that as part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction, lane shifts on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) will begin, weather permitting, Saturday, Sept. 19.

To prepare for the next stage of the project, starting at 10 p.m. Saturday, traffic lanes on the inbound Dan Ryan approaching Roosevelt Road will split. The left two inbound lanes will continue in their current configuration, while the third inbound lane will shift over to new pavement and will merge back into traffic just prior to Taylor Street. The right inbound lane will remain closed from the Interstate 55 (Stevenson Expressway) ramp to Roosevelt Road until late summer 2021. The flyover ramp connecting inbound Ryan to the outbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) will remain reduced to one lane from Roosevelt Road to Taylor Street. 
 
The new configuration will allow temporary pavement to be built as part of upcoming construction on the mainline lanes of the Kennedy and Dan Ryan and will remain in place through early October. 
 
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, visit www.janebyrneinterchange.org. The mobile-friendly website features a detailed project timeline with an interactive map, photo galleries, a live camera feed of the work zone, and the ability to submit questions and comments to the project team via a “Contact Us” link.
 
The improved Jane Byrne Interchange will be complete in 2022.
9/16/2020 2:20 PM (Updated 9/16/2020 2:20 PM)
Overnight lane closures on Lake Street and Wood Dale Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a pavement repair at the intersection of Lake Street (US-20) and Villa/Wood Dale Road, in Addison, will require overnight lane closures, weather permitting, from 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 16, to 6 a.m. Thursday, and from 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, to 6 a.m. Friday.

To complete the work, motorists can expect lane closures with no left turns at the intersection during that time. In addition, southbound Wood Dale Road will be closed to through traffic at the intersection and traffic will be diverted to westbound Lake Street. 
 
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.
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements.
 
For more information on IDOT projects, click here. Find traffic and road conditions at www.gettingaroundillinois.com. You also can follow IDOT on Facebook and Twitter.
9/16/2020 2:04 PM (Updated 9/16/2020 2:04 PM)
I-72 pavement repairs begin next week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that pavement repairs on I-72 from the I-172 interchange (exit 4) to the IL-96 interchange (exit 10) in Pike County begin the week of Sept. 21. 

The repairs will require lane closures in both directions, with at least one lane open at all times. Work is expected to be complete in early November and will result in a smoother driving surface.   
 
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. 
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements. 
 
For more information on IDOT projects, click here. For IDOT District 6 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict6 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.  
 
 
 
9/16/2020 1:57 PM (Updated 9/16/2020 1:57 PM)
Illinois Department of Transportation I-74 work near Danville begins Sept. 21

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on I-74 near Danville, just east of exit 210, begins Sept. 21. 

The project involves replacing the bridges that carry I-74 over the Salt Fork Vermilion River. Two median crossovers will be needed to accommodate construction, which will require lane closures. One lane in both directions will be open at all times during the work, this year's portion of which is expected to be complete by the end of November. 
 
"This Rebuild Illinois project is another example of the significant investment being made for the future," said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. "Thanks to Gov. Pritzker's support and leadership, Rebuild Illinois is creating economic opportunity across the state by investing in infrastructure while improving safety and quality of life." 
 
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. 
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements.
 
For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.
9/16/2020 1:41 PM (Updated 9/16/2020 1:41 PM)
Utility work to close IN-331 south of Mishawaka

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for IN-331 between Tyler Rd and Old IN-331/US-20 beginning Wednesday, September 23.

The road will be closed while NIPSCO removes casing from the gas transmission under the road. IN-331 is expected to reopen in mid-October, 2020. 
 
Drivers should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow US-20, US-31, US-30, IN-331 and US-6.
9/16/2020 11:17 AM (Updated 9/16/2020 11:17 AM)
Multiple highway projects underway in Springfield area

Investments made possible by Gov. Pritzker's Rebuild Illinois capital plan

The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that multiple projects in the Springfield area are underway or completed. The five projects represent a total investment of more than $54 million for the region, with more than $30 million coming from Gov. JB Pritzker's Rebuild Illinois capital program.
 
"With the Rebuild Illinois capital plan, Illinois isn't just making temporary repairs and patching up existing infrastructure, it's investing for the future," said Gov. Pritzker. "Rebuild Illinois is the beginning of an effort to improve and replace roads and bridges and provide jobs in the Springfield area and across the entire state. By undertaking these five projects, IDOT will ultimately create safer roads and bridges for the Springfield community."
 
Four of the five projects are ongoing, with one already completed:


Click here to view the Springfield project map.

"Across the nation, highway construction and maintenance continue as essential infrastructure activities. Illinois is no different," said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. "These projects represent a significant investment in the Springfield area that will improve safety, mobility and create economic opportunity for years to come. Please, slow down and pay extra attention driving in and around any work zone."
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing $33.2 billion into all modes of transportation. Year One included approximately $2.7 billion of improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow for extra time when traveling through these and all other work zones. Drivers are urged to pay attention to changed conditions and signs, watch for traffic signals, be aware of width restrictions, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

 

9/15/2020 4:57 PM (Updated 9/15/2020 4:57 PM)
Full closures of I-74 set overnight Sept. 21
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that intermittent full closures of Interstate 74 in both directions over French Creek, about 5 miles west of Brimfield in Knox County, are set overnight Sept. 21. 
 
The closures are necessary for crews to place new bridge beams and will begin at 10 p.m. Sept. 21, with work expected to be complete by 6 a.m. Sept. 22. Dynamic message signs will be in place to remind motorists about the closures, and Illinois State Police will be present before the closures begin. 
 
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. 
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing $33.2 billion into all modes of transportation. Year One included approximately $2.7 billion of improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements. 

 

Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.

 

Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.
9/15/2020 4:05 PM (Updated 9/15/2020 4:27 PM)
Henderson County: IL-94 work begins Sept. 21

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that repairs to the bridge that carries I-94 over Honey Creek, about 1.5 miles south of Stronghurst in Henderson County, begin Sept. 21. 

The bridge will be reduced to one lane during the work, which is expected to be complete in October. Traffic will be controlled by temporary signals. 
 
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. 
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements. 
 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.
 
Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.
9/15/2020 1:18 PM (Updated 9/15/2020 1:18 PM)
Construction Update: Wadsworth Road East of US-41

September 15, 2020

 
This project is almost complete! Asphalt paving and pavement striping on both Wadsworth Road and the new frontage road is done. The new bike lanes are in place, and final landscaping is about complete. Next, crews will work on the sidewalk and traffic signals at the intersection of US-41 and Wadsworth Road. 
 
Traffic Impacts: Watch for trucks coming in and out of the jobsite. Please drive carefully through work zones. 
9/15/2020 1:09 PM (Updated 9/15/2020 1:09 PM)
Two Ramps at Jane Byrne Interchange to Open

The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public that two reconstructed ramps will open at the Jane Byrne Interchange. Originally slated to open in October, the ramp from inbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) to the outbound Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) will open, weather permitting, Wednesday, Sept. 2, one month ahead of schedule. The ramp from outbound Ida B. Wells Drive to the outbound Kennedy opens, weather permitting, the week of Sept. 21.

“The early completion of the Ike to Kennedy ramp is great progress,” said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. “The new ramps will improve traffic flow and help reduce delays for the more than 40,000 vehicles that use them daily. As work continues, we ask for the public’s continued patience, to stay alert, slow down and give their undivided attention going through this and all other work zones.”
 
By 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, weather permitting, the ramp from the inbound Eisenhower to the outbound Kennedy will open to traffic and the Taylor Street “Texas U-turn” detour, used during construction, will be closed. Also, prior to the morning rush, the inbound Eisenhower reverts to its original configuration, with the two left lanes continuing to Ida B. Wells Drive, the third lane to access the new ramp to the outbound Kennedy, and the right lane to the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94). Motorists should be aware of the change, prepare to merge into their preferred lane early and anticipate some delays the first few days of the configuration.
 
In addition, the ramp from the inbound Eisenhower to the outbound Ryan will be reduced from two lanes to one lane of traffic. The lane closure will remain in place through 2022 to accommodate upcoming construction on the mainline lanes of the Kennedy and Dan Ryan.
 
Motorists should expect significant delays and 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 limit and be on the alert for workers and equipment.
 
The ramp from outbound Ida B. Wells to the outbound Kennedy is scheduled to open, weather permitting, the week of Sept. 14. As construction continues, the detour directs traffic to connect to the outbound Kennedy via the Madison Street ramp.
 
Taylor Street and the entrance ramp to I-90/94 will reopen in late September.
 
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.
 
Recently, IDOT unveiled a new mobile-friendly website that features a detailed project timeline with an interactive map, photo galleries and the ability to submit questions and comments to the project team via a “Contact Us” link. For more information and to watch an overview of ongoing construction, visit www.janebyrneinterchange.org.
 
The improved Jane Byrne Interchange will be complete in 2022.
9/15/2020 12:46 PM (Updated 9/15/2020 12:46 PM)
Johnson County: IL-37 bridge repairs begin Sept. 16

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-37 of upcoming bridge repairs. 

Beginning Wednesday, September 16, weather permitting, there will be repairs to the bridge carrying IL-37 over the Cache River just south of West Vienna that will require lane closures beginning at 7am. 
 
Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by signals. The bridge repairs should be completed by December 1. 
 
Motorists should be aware of the 11' - 6" width restriction, reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through all work zones. To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route. 
 
Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
9/14/2020 2:40 PM (Updated 9/14/2020 2:40 PM)
Jefferson County: I-57 work begins Sept. 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on I-57 north of Mount Vernon in Jefferson County of upcoming lane reductions. 

Beginning Tuesday, September 15, weather permitting, work will begin on I-57 from approximately 2 miles north of Mount Vernon to 2 miles south of Dix. Traffic will be reduced to one lane for the contractor to complete patching, milling and resurfacing operations. The work is expected to take approximately two months. 
 
Motorists should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution when traveling through this area. To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
9/14/2020 1:09 PM (Updated 9/14/2020 1:09 PM)
47th Street resurfacing begins Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of 47th Street, from Wolf Road, in Western Springs, to County Line Road, in Hinsdale, will begin, weather permitting, Monday, Sept. 14.
 
The project, which also involves replacing deteriorated medians and curbs and installing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, will be carried out in two stages to minimize traffic disruption. The initial stage will require permanent lane closures, with lane widths reduced to 12 feet in each direction on 47th Street between County Line Road and Commonwealth Avenue. All lanes will reopen by mid-October with intermittent daytime lane closures through the end of construction, which is anticipated to be in late November
 
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
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements.

For more information on IDOT projects, click here. Find traffic and road conditions at

www.gettingaroundillinois.com

9/11/2020 3:25 PM (Updated 9/14/2020 1:45 PM)
Henderson County: Illinois 164 work begins Sept. 14

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on IL-164 from the Warren County line to Oquawka in Henderson County begins Sept. 14. 

The project involves resurfacing, replacement of curbs and gutters, and upgrades to guardrails and pedestrian accommodations. Daytime lane closures will be necessary during the work, which is expected to be complete in July 2021.  
 
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. 
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements. 
 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.
 
Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.
9/10/2020 12:53 PM (Updated 9/10/2020 12:53 PM)
Gibson City: IL-47/9 to close for rail work Sept. 14

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the railroad crossing on IL-47/9 in Gibson City will be closed on Monday, September 14. 

IL-47/9 will be closed for approximately 14 days to allow the Canadian National Railway to rebuild their grade crossing. A detour will be posted.
 
Motorists are urged to use caution and expect some delays while traveling the detour route. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
For IDOT District 3 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict3
9/10/2020 11:54 AM (Updated 9/10/2020 11:54 AM)
Lake County: Illinois 60 resurfacing begins Sept. 14

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that resurfacing of Illinois 60 from Belvidere Road (Illinois 120) in Volo to Illinois 83 in Mundelein will require daily, intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Sept. 14.
 
The project will require daytime lane closures with one-way traffic controlled by flaggers. Improvements include patching and resurfacing the 6.5-mile stretch of Illinois 60, installing milled rumble strips and new shoulders. Access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction.
 
The project is expected to be completed in summer 2021.
 
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.

9/9/2020 6:10 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 6:10 PM)
Lebanon Road work underway

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that Lebanon Road just west of IL-161 over Schoenberger Creek will be restricted to a single lane beginning on Wednesday, September 9, weather permitting.  

This restriction will utilize temporary traffic signals to move traffic through the work zone and is necessary to complete bridge repairs and is expected to be completed and reopened by the end of November.
 
Drivers are urged to reduce speed, be alert for changing conditions, obey all construction signage, and refrain from using mobile devices while approaching and traveling through the work zone.
 
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.
 
9/9/2020 1:23 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 1:24 PM)
Tazewell County: I-74 ramps at Goodfield to close Sept. 11

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ramps to and from westbound I-74 at Goodfield (exit 112) in Tazewell County will close Sept. 11. 

 
The closures are necessary to finish resurfacing and are expected to last a week. A detour will be posted. 
 
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. 
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements. 
 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.
 
Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.
9/9/2020 1:06 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 1:08 PM)
First Avenue closing at rail crossing Sept. 21

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to the Canadian National Railway crossing on First Avenue IL-171), just south of North Avenue IL-64), in Melrose Park, will require a full closure starting, weather permitting, 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21.

A detour will direct motorists to Lake Street, Fifth Street and North Avenue.
 
The work is expected to be complete by 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.
 
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.
 
Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements.
 
For more information on IDOT projects, click here. Find traffic and road conditions at www.gettingaroundillinois.com. You also can follow IDOT on Facebook and Twitter.
 
 
9/9/2020 11:55 AM (Updated 9/9/2020 11:55 AM)
Work at Pinecrest Drive in East Peoria begins Sept. 9

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on Pinecrest Drive at Interstate 74 in East Peoria begins Sept. 9. 

 The project involves removal of pavement and construction of a new, temporary road to prepare for a larger reconstruction of Pinecrest next year. This work will require closure of left-turn lanes, and flaggers will be present to control traffic. 

 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. 

 Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 3,300 miles of highway and 8.4 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing in all modes of transportation. Year One included improvements statewide on 1,706 miles of highway, 128 bridges and 228 additional safety improvements. 

  

9/8/2020 4:30 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 11:20 AM)
Railroad crossing repair to close US-20 in East Chicago

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for US-20 between 145th St and IN-312 beginning Monday, September 14.

CSX will be rebuilding their railroad crossing at this location. The road is expected to reopen on or after Friday, September 25 (weather permitting). 
 
Drivers should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow US-12, IN-912/US-12 and US-20. 
9/8/2020 1:51 PM (Updated 9/8/2020 1:57 PM)
Johnson County: Work on IL-147 begins Sept. 8

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-147 of upcoming bridge repairs. 

Beginning Tuesday, September 8, weather permitting, there will be repairs to bridges carrying IL-147 over various creeks from the Pope County line to 2.4 miles west of Simpson that will require lane closures beginning at 7 am. 
 
At each bridge, traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by signals. The repairs should be completed by December 1. 
 
Motorists should be aware of the width restrictions, reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through all work zones. Width restrictions:
To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
9/4/2020 2:25 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 2:26 PM)
Rockford: I-39 work at US-20 begins Sept. 8

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 8, the northbound ramp of I-39 at US-20 will be closed to allow for the construction of the ramp, outside lane of US-20, including the shoulder, and the ramp connectors.

The closure is scheduled to last until September 22. Message boards and detour signs will be placed in advance to notify the traveling public of the closures. I-39 northbound traffic should follow detour signs utilizing US-20 eastbound to the Harrison Avenue Interchange.
 
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 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.
9/4/2020 1:51 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 1:51 PM)
Centralia: Work on McCord Street begins Sept. 8
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that McCord Street (westbound IL-161) from North Locust Street to North Hickory Street in Centralia will be restricted to one lane beginning Tuesday, September 8, weather permitting.  
This work is necessary to complete bridge deck repairs and asphalt resurfacing and is expected to be completed by August 2021.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area. 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.
 
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.
 
9/4/2020 1:41 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 1:41 PM)
Clinton County: Resurfacing of Old US-50 begins Sept. 8
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Old US-50 from Hilmes Road to Carter Street east of Breese will be intermittently restricted to one lane beginning Tuesday, September 8, weather permitting.  
This work will take place daily between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM. Traffic in each direction will be maintained using flaggers. This work is necessary to complete asphalt resurfacing and is expected to be completed by early October.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area. 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.
 
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.
 
9/4/2020 1:27 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 1:27 PM)
Franklin County: Work on IL-14 begins Sept. 8

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-14 near the Franklin-Hamilton County line of an upcoming road closure. 

Beginning Tuesday, September 8, Illinois 14 will be closed between Thompsonville Road and the Hamilton County line, weather permitting. The closure is expected to last until September 24. This closure is necessary to facilitate the removal and replacement of several drainage structures and for the construction of a temporary road to be used during mine subsidence activities along IL-14. 
 
Motorists should follow the marked detour route. Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the closure.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
9/4/2020 1:17 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 1:17 PM)
Lane and ramp closures ahead at US-20 and IN- 912

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane and ramp closures for US-12/20 at IN-912 beginning Tuesday, September 8. 

Westbound US-12/20 will be reduced to one lane at the interchange with IN-912, and the ramp from northbound IN-912 to westbound US-20 will be closed. The detour for the ramp closure will be to continue north on IN-912 to Gary Ave and then exit and return to southbound IN-912. 
 
This is for a sub structure repair on IN-912 over US-12/20. The restrictions will be in place through late September. 
9/4/2020 12:44 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 12:45 PM)
Patching to impact I-80/94 at IN-51

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane and ramp closures for patching work on I-80/94 at the IN-51 interchange from Sunday, September 13 to Friday, September 18 (weather permitting). 

The right lane and ramp lane of I-80/94 will be closed for full depth patching between mile marker 14 and 16. Three lanes will be shifted to the left utilizing the shoulder. The off-ramp from eastbound I-80/94 to northbound  IN-51 and the on-ramp from southbound IN-51 to eastbound I-80/94 will both be closed.
 
Drivers should seek alternate routes. The official detour for southbound IN-51 to eastbound I-80/94 will follow IN-51, US-6 and IN-49. The official detour for eastbound I-80/94 to northbound IN-51 will follow I-80/94, IN-249 and US-20
9/4/2020 12:33 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 12:33 PM)
I-74 Work in Peoria County begins Sept. 8

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on I-74 west of Peoria begins Sept. 8. 

The project involves pavement patching, resurfacing and drainage improvements from Kickapoo (exit 82) to just east of the I-474 interchange (exits 87A-B). I-74 will be reduced to one lane in each direction during the work, which is expected to be complete 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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 
9/4/2020 9:34 AM (Updated 9/4/2020 3:20 PM)
Eastbound I-74 Traffic Shift Set Sept. 3
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a traffic pattern shift on I-74 between mileposts 109 and 119 in Woodford County begins Sept. 3. 
 
The shift involves eastbound traffic moving from the westbound lanes to the newly built eastbound lanes, although only one lane will be open. This pattern will remain for barrier wall removal, resurfacing the westbound lanes and other miscellaneous work, which is expected to be complete by the end of October.  
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 
9/2/2020 10:37 AM (Updated 9/4/2020 3:31 PM)
Northbound US-41 to be reduced to one lane near St. John

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a lane closure for northbound US-41 between US-231 and 101st Ave beginning Wednesday, September 9. 

The right driving lane will be closed, and the left passing lane will remain open. This lane closure will be in place through late-November, 2020. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. 
 
US 41

 

9/2/2020 10:00 AM (Updated 9/4/2020 3:32 PM)
IN- 8 to be closed for pipe lining project

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for IN-8 between CR-100 W and CR-100 E beginning Tuesday, September 8. 

The road will be closed for approximately 15 days for a pipe liner installation at the intersection of IN-8 and Range Rd. 
 
Drivers should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow IN-39, US-30 and US-35. 
9/1/2020 1:01 PM (Updated 9/1/2020 1:01 PM)
Main Street/Old US-45 to Close for Culvert Replacement

The Lake County Division of Transportation will close Main Street/Old US-45 to all traffic beginning Monday, Sept. 14 at 6 a.m. The road will be closed for 25 days. This closure is necessary for a culvert replacement and is a part of the Grass Lake Road and Millburn Road resurfacing project. 

DETOUR ROUTE: Millburn Road to US-45. Local traffic will have access from Millburn Road south to Haven Lane.
8/31/2020 11:20 AM (Updated 8/31/2020 11:45 AM)
Utility work to cause lane closures on IN-8 east of Kouts

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for IN-8 between IN-49 and CR-S 450 E beginning Monday, September 7. 

Lane closures will alternate so drivers should be prepared for changing traffic patterns in this area. This is a utility project for replacement of poles and overhead wires and is expected to be ongoing through early-December, 2020. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. 
8/31/2020 10:03 AM (Updated 8/31/2020 10:03 AM)
Utility work to cause lane closures on IN-49 north of Kouts

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for IN-49 between IN-8 and CR-E 400 S beginning Monday, September 7. 

Lane closures will alternate so drivers should be prepared for changing traffic patterns in this area. This is a utility project for replacement of poles and overhead wires and is expected to be ongoing through mid-December, 2020. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. 
 
8/31/2020 9:51 AM (Updated 8/31/2020 10:04 AM)
IDOT news release: Knoxville ramps to IL-6 to close Sept. 1

Knoxville ramps to IL-6 to close Sept. 1 

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ramps from Knoxville Avenue (IL-40) to northbound IL-6 in Peoria will close Sept. 1.  

The closures are part of the continuing work on IL-6 and are expected to last until Sept 21.  A detour will be in place. 

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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com. 

8/28/2020 2:56 PM (Updated 9/4/2020 3:35 PM)
Paving projects to begin next week in LaPorte and Porter

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces short-term paving projects for LaPorte and Porter Counties beginning next week.

Paving will be completed under lane closures with flaggers directing traffic. The schedule below is weather dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Facebook and/or Twitter for project and schedule updates. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. 
8/27/2020 4:05 PM (Updated 9/1/2020 10:14 AM)
Traffic Shift and Off-Peak Closures Scheduled for Noisewall Work on the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355)

Off-peak lane closures and traffic shifts on the southbound Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) between Butterfield Road and IL-53 are scheduled next week for ongoing work to install noisewalls.

Electronic message signs will be put in place to alert drivers in advance of the lane closures. The traffic shifts are necessary to provide a work zone to safely accommodate construction. All work is weather dependent.
 
“The Illinois Tollway is committed to ensuring the roadway remains safe for both drivers and workers during construction, which is part of our overall commitment to roadway safety,” said Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez. “We ask drivers to be attentive in work zones by watching for changing traffic patterns and using caution, especially when workers are present.”
 
During the week of August 31, southbound traffic is scheduled to shift to inside, to provide a workzone for noisewall installation. Northbound traffic is currently shifted to the inside for noisewall work. Additional off-peak lane closures will be needed to complete noisewall installation work. Traffic shifts in both directions are scheduled to be in place until November.
 
Up-to-date closure information will be posted on the Tollway website in the Daily Construction Alert. 
8/26/2020 1:30 PM (Updated 8/26/2020 1:30 PM)
INDOT to install Intersection Conflict Warning Systems across Indiana

The Indiana Department of Transportation will start installing the first Intersection Conflict Warning Systems (ICWS) next week in various locations across the state. 

The systems will improve safety at non-signalized, stop-controlled intersections, reducing severe crashes by up to 20 to 30 percent, according to The Federal Highway Administration.
 
HOW THEY WORK
 
Intersection Conflict Warning Systems are put in place to alert drivers of oncoming traffic at two-way, stop-controlled intersections. 
 
INDOT will install lights and signage to alert drivers on both intersecting roads that traffic is approaching or there is a waiting vehicle. The ICWS uses vehicle detection under the pavement to trigger the system. 
 
The ICWS uses:  
The lights and signage provide drivers with a real-time warning of vehicles either approaching the intersection on the major road or waiting at the stop sign to enter the intersection from the minor road.
 
Drivers should use the lights as a warning that traffic could be approaching on the major road or turning onto the major road from the minor road. Drivers should still use care even if the lights are not flashing. 
ICWS
 
Installations are scheduled to begin Monday, August 31 and continue into late spring of 2021.
 
Below is a list of the individual intersections in each district where the systems will be installed (in no particular order). For updated information on when the warning systems will be installed, please follow the districts on social media. 
 
East Central (Greenfield District) 
Northeast (Fort Wayne District) 
Southeast (Seymour District) 
Southwest (Vincennes District) 
West Central (Crawfordsville District) 
8/26/2020 11:20 AM (Updated 9/1/2020 10:15 AM)
2020 Kane County Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Construction for the 2020 Kane County Bridge Rehabilitation Project is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, August 31st, weather permitting. Construction work hours will be from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday thru Saturday, for all three locations. Work at all three locations is anticipated to take approximately three months to complete, weather permitting.

The Scott Road over Welch Creek Bridge, located approximately ½ mile west of Dauberman Road, will have a full road closure of Scott Road between Florence Road and Dauberman Road for the duration of the project. There will be a detour re-routing traffic using Davis, Scott, Swan, Main Street, and Dauberman Roads. Motorists will be asked to follow the posted detour signs. Local traffic only will still be permitted within the road closure as necessary.  Work will consist of replacing existing guardrail, and bridge rehabilitation repairs.
 
The Hughes Road over Blackberry Creek Bridge, located approximately ½ mile west of Green Road, will be temporarily reduced to one lane of travel, in each direction, during the duration of the project, using temporary traffic signals. Motorists are to be cautious and be alert for equipment within the roadway shoulder areas and the workers walking within these areas.  Work will consist of bridge rehabilitation repairs.
 
During the Granart Road over Big Rock Creek Bridge project, located just north of Jericho Road, one lane of travel in each direction, will be temporary shifted to the north half of the bridge during Stage One and then shifted to the south half of the during Stage Two. One lane of travel in each direction will be maintain during the duration of this work. Work will consist of bridge rehabilitation repairs including a bridge deck overlay, along with replacing some existing guardrail.
 
Motorists should expect delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes. Motorists are asked to reduce their speed, watch for construction workers and vehicles entering or leaving the site, obey flaggers and comply with traffic control devices within the work zone. Motorists may want to consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
8/25/2020 3:35 PM (Updated 8/25/2020 3:35 PM)
Adams Street over Kennedy To Close Aug. 31
Last of the 11 local street bridges at the interchange to be replaced

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the next major phase of the Jane Byrne Interchange project will begin with the upcoming closure of the Adams Street bridge over the Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94).

“The Adams Street bridge is the last of the eleven local street bridges at the interchange to be replaced,” said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. “This major milestone and other recently completed improvements are delivering a safer experience for anyone traveling through the Jane Byrne Interchange. We ask for the public’s continued patience, to stay alert, slow down and give their undivided attention going through this and all other work zones.” 

To remove the existing bridge over the expressway, Adams Street between Halsted Street and Des Plaines streets will close, weather permitting, 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31.
 
A detour will direct traffic south on Des Plaines Street, west on Van Buren Street and north on Halsted Street to reconnect with Adams Street.
 
Pedestrians should use the Monroe Street bridge as an alternate route. Bicyclists will be detoured south on Halsted Street, east on Harrison Street and north on Clinton Street to reconnect with Adams Street.
 
The Adams Street entrance ramp to the outbound Kennedy also will close, with a detour directing traffic north on Jefferson Street and west on Madison Street to enter the expressway via Madison Street. The inbound Kennedy exit ramp to Adams Street will close as well, with motorists directed to exit at Monroe Street and access Adams Street via Halsted Street.
 
The new Adams Street bridge is expected to open in fall 2022. The structure will have two westbound lanes and wider sidewalks on both sides of the street, enhancing connections and improving safety for all transportation users in the surrounding neighborhoods.
 
To accommodate the additional capacity, operational and safety improvements to the expressway and ramp system at the Jane Byrne, a total of 11 bridges carrying local traffic have needed to be replaced. Completed are Taylor Street, Morgan Street and Van Buren Street as well as two bridges each at Peoria Street, Halsted Street and Harrison Street. In addition to Adams Street, Jackson Boulevard is under construction.
 
Other significant impacts at the Jane Byrne this year include: 
Additional details, schedules and impacts to traffic will be shared in advance, closer to the individual project start dates. 
 
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.
 
Recently, IDOT unveiled a new mobile-friendly website that features a detailed project timeline with an interactive map, photo galleries and the ability to submit questions and comments to the project team via a “Contact Us” link. For more information and to watch an overview of ongoing construction, visit www.janebyrneinterchange.org.
 
The improved Jane Byrne Interchange will be complete in 2022.
8/25/2020 10:31 AM (Updated 8/30/2020 2:12 PM)
Bridge Work to Cause Lane Closures for IN-49 in Chesterton

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for IN-49 between I-94 and Indian Boundary Rd beginning Monday, August 31. 

The road will be reduced to one lane each direction to perform work on the bridge over CSX Railroad and the Little Calumet river. The northbound and southbound bridges will have bridge deck overlays applied in order to extend the service life of the bridge, along with a few other bridge maintenance tasks. 
 
Lane closures will alternate so drivers should be prepared for changing traffic patterns in this area. The project is expected to be completed in early November, 2020. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. 
 

SR 49

 

8/25/2020 9:01 AM (Updated 9/10/2020 1:43 PM)
Clinton County: IL-161 work begins Aug. 25

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that IL-161 from Church Steeple Road to Slant Road near Bartelso will be intermittently restricted to one lane beginning Tuesday, August 25, weather permitting.  

The work will take place daily between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM.  Traffic in each direction will be maintained using flaggers. This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs and is expected to be completed by late September.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area. 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.
 
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.
8/24/2020 12:14 PM (Updated 8/24/2020 12:14 PM)
Lane Closures On I-55 At Weber Road Begin Tuesday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that as part of ongoing reconstruction of the Weber Road interchange in Romeoville and Bolingbrook, overnight lane closures, accompanied by 15-minute full expressway stops, will take place on both sides of Interstate 55 starting, weather permitting, Tuesday, Aug. 25, to Friday, Aug. 28.  
 
The closures are necessary to install steel support beams for a new Weber Road bridge that will allow the interchange to be converted into a diverging diamond design. Each night, starting at 9 p.m., both sides of I-55 approaching Weber Road will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. A second lane in both directions will close at 11 p.m. At 12:01 a.m., full traffic stops for no longer than 15 minutes at a time will take place on both sides of the expressway near Weber Road. Exit and entrance ramps will remain open and all lanes reopen by 5 a.m. each morning.
 
The overall project involves adding a third lane to each direction of Weber Road between 135th Street/Romeo Road and 119th Street/Rodeo Road, with modernized traffic signals, new LED lighting, improved drainage and a barrier median. The entire project wraps up in early 2022.
 
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.
8/21/2020 4:29 PM (Updated 8/22/2020 8:28 AM)
Mount Vernon: Work on IL-37 begins Aug. 24

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-37 near the I-64 interchange in Mount Vernon of an upcoming lane reduction.

Beginning Monday, August 24, weather permitting, IL-37 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between East Bethel Road and North Bunny Farm Road in Mount Vernon for the construction of new pavement, shoulder and curb and gutter under the I-64 overpass bridge. The work is expected to last for approximately two months. 
 
Motorists 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.
8/21/2020 1:21 PM (Updated 8/21/2020 1:21 PM)
Long-Term Closure Scheduled to Begin Next Week on Elevator Road Bridge Over the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Winnebago

The Elevator Road Bridge over the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Winnebago County is scheduled to close next week with a posted detour as part of the Illinois Tollway’s ongoing roadway and bridge repair work in the area.

Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to construction work zones, closures and detours throughout the repairs. All work is weather dependent.

Beginning Tuesday, August 25, and continuing through November, the Elevator Road Bridge will be closed to traffic and a posted detour will be put in place. The detour will route Elevator Road traffic to Love Road, McCurry Road and Willowbrook Road to cross the Tollway. Up to 2,300 vehicles use the Elevator Road Bridge daily.

Work on the Elevator Road Bridge will include reconstructing portions of the bridge deck and beam replacement is scheduled.

All work is being coordinated with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Winnebago County, local communities, as well as local fire and police departments.

In 2020, the Illinois Tollway is repairing roadway pavement and bridges between Rockton Road and the Kishwaukee River Bridge. Bridges scheduled for repairs include: Rockton Road, Elevator Road, Rote Road and Spring Creek Road, as well as ramp bridges going over and to I-90 from Business U.S. Route 20/State Street and northbound I-39/U.S. Route 20.

In most locations, bridge improvements will include pavement patching, bridge deck rehabilitation, bridge joint replacement and repairs on bridge beams, piers and girders. Additional work includes overhead sign structure and barrier wall repairs, drainage and signage improvements and landscaping.

The local crossroad bridges are being repaired to extend the life of the structures and the repairs are being done in coordination with the of the repairs on I-90 between Rockton Road and the Kishwaukee River Bridge. The work is funded by the Illinois Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.

Maps and construction information about the I-90 Roadway and Bridge Repairs are available in the Projects section on the Tollway’s website at illinoistollway.com.

8/20/2020 4:03 PM (Updated 9/10/2020 1:45 PM)
Ogle County: I-39 bridge work begins Aug. 19

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that a lane closure will be installed on I-39, a half-mile south of IL-38 in Ogle County.

The lane closure will be in the southbound right lane beginning at 9 am Wednesday, August 19, and conclude by 1 pm Thursday, August 20. IDOT workers will be performing bridge repairs.
 
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.
8/18/2020 1:24 PM (Updated 8/18/2020 1:25 PM)
I-39 patching underway in Woodford County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that pavement patching on I-39 between mileposts 24 and 33 in Woodford County is underway. 

The work has closed one lane in each direction and will last until the end of September. 
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com.
8/17/2020 11:55 AM (Updated 8/17/2020 3:19 PM)
Overnight I-57 Pavement Repairs Begin Aug. 19

Patching project with lane closures to last through November
 
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that pavement patching will take place on I-57, from Halsted Street to I-80, in Cook County, beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday, Aug. 19.
 
To complete the work, motorists should expect lane closures between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday. Work will begin in the southbound lanes at Halsted Street and move to the rest of the expressway over the summer.
 
At least one lane in each direction will remain open during construction. The project is expected to be completed in November.
 
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. Illinois State Police will be patrolling the work zone to enforce all traffic laws.

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.

8/14/2020 3:29 PM (Updated 8/18/2020 11:07 AM)
Northwest Highway bridge repairs in Barrington

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to the Northwest Highway (US-14) bridge over Flint Creek, in Barrington, will require daily lane closures, from Hough Street to Lake Zurich Road, beginning, weather permitting, Sept. 1.

The project, which includes the installation of structural steel underneath the existing concrete deck, is expected to be completed in late November.
 
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 for details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.
8/14/2020 11:10 AM (Updated 8/14/2020 11:10 AM)
Clinton County: I-64 Resurfacing Begins Aug. 17

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that I-64 in Clinton County from the St. Clair County Line to the Washington County Line will be intermittently restricted to one lane beginning Monday, August 17, weather permitting. 

This work will take place daily between the hours of 6:00 PM and 8:00 AM.  Traffic will be maintained using flaggers. This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs and complete asphalt resurfacing.  Work is expected to be completed by late October.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to construction signage and watch for changing conditions, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment while approaching and traveling through the work zone. 

8/12/2020 2:50 PM (Updated 8/18/2020 11:08 AM)
NB lane closure on WI-32

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) WI-32 project team will put into place a northbound lane closure to continue with storm sewer repairs. The north bound lanes of traffic will be closed at Kenosha CR-E beginning this Friday morning. Traffic will be able to rejoin WI-32 at CR-A.

The detour will remain in place until work is completed in October. Southbound traffic will continue to use WI-32 during this stage of the project.
 
For additional traffic and construction information visit; https://projects.511wi.gov/region/southeast/
8/11/2020 11:54 AM (Updated 8/11/2020 11:55 AM)
Piatt, Champaign counties: I-72 work begins Aug. 12

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that construction on I-72 between White Heath (exit 169) and I-57 at Champaign (exits 182A-B) begins Aug. 12.

The Rebuild Illinois project involves 11 miles of pavement patching and resurfacing and will require lane closures, with one lane open in each direction at all times. Work is expected to be complete by the end of November, weather permitting.
 
"This Rebuild Illinois project is another example of the significant investment being made for the future," said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. "Thanks to Gov. Pritzker's support and leadership, Rebuild Illinois is creating economic opportunity across the state by investing in infrastructure while improving safety and quality of life."
 
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.
 
Gov. Pritzker's historic and bipartisan Rebuild Illinois is investing in the state's aging transportation system over six years, creating jobs and promoting economic growth. Rebuild Illinois is not only the largest capital program in state history, but the first one that touches all modes of Illinois transportation: roads and bridges, transit, waterways, freight and passenger rail, aviation, and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.
 
For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.
8/11/2020 10:42 AM (Updated 8/11/2020 10:44 AM)
Michigan Avenue resurfacing begins Aug. 17

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a patching and resurfacing of Michigan Avenue from Balbo Drive to Garfield Boulevard (55th Street), in Chicago, will begin, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 17.

The project, which also involves constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, will be carried out in three stages to minimize traffic disruption. The initial stage, Garfield Boulevard to 37th Street, will require daily intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Left turns will continue to be allowed where normally permitted. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained throughout construction. 
 
Work on 37th Street to 24th Place is anticipated to begin in mid-October, with Cermak to Balbo scheduled for early spring 2021. The overall project is expected to be completed in summer 2021.
 
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 for details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.
8/11/2020 10:13 AM (Updated 8/11/2020 10:13 AM)
Overnight Dan Ryan lane closures begin Monday

 The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that cleaning and painting of the bridge that carries Garfield Avenue (55th Street) over the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94), in Chicago, will require overnight lane closures from 47th Street to 63rd Street beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 10.

In order to complete the project, overnight lane closures will be in place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. weekdays, 8 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday.
 
The work is expected to be completed by the end of November.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Alternative routes are strongly encouraged. 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 for details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com. 
8/7/2020 1:29 PM (Updated 8/11/2020 10:54 AM)
Culvert work, road closure in Will County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a culvert replacement project on Manhattan Monee Road from Kankakee Street, in Manhattan, to US-45 (South La Grange Road), in Green Garden, begins this week.

The project will require closing Manhattan Monee Road to through traffic from just east of IL-52 (State Street/North Street) to US-45. A detour will direct motorists to US-52 and US-45.
 
The work is expected to be completed by the end of October.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Alternative routes are strongly encouraged. 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 for details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.
 
 
8/7/2020 1:08 PM (Updated 8/7/2020 1:08 PM)
Clinton County: US-50 work begins Aug. 10

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that US-50 from 1 mile east of Crackerneck Road to just miles west of St. Rose Road in Clinton County will be intermittently restricted to one lane beginning Monday, August 10, weather permitting.  

This work will take place daily between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Traffic  will be maintained using flaggers. This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs, structure repairs and asphalt resurfacing and is expected to be completed by July 2021.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area. 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.
 
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 
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8/6/2020 3:40 PM (Updated 8/6/2020 3:40 PM)
IL-173 resurfacing in Zion begins Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of IL-173 (Rosecrans Road/Bethlehem Avenue), from Green Bay Road (IL-131) to Sheridan Road (IL-137), in Zion, will require daily, intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 10.

The project, which also includes constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and shoulder paving, is expected to be completed in late November. Access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction.
 
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
8/5/2020 2:00 PM (Updated 8/5/2020 2:00 PM)
Des Plaines River Road resurfacing begins Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of Des Plaines River Road (US-45), from Milwaukee Avenue (IL-21/US-45), in Prospect Heights, to Rand Road (US-12), in Des Plaines, passing through Mount Prospect, begins, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 10. 

 
In addition, the project will also patch Milwaukee Avenue from Lake Cook Road to Des Plaines River Road, in Wheeling. To complete the work, there will be permanent lane closures for patching on Milwaukee Avenue and daytime lane closures on Des Plaines River Road. One lane in each direction will remain open and access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction.
 
The project, which also includes replacing deteriorated medians and curbs, improving drainage and constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, is expected to be completed in fall 2021.
 
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 for details on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com. 
8/5/2020 1:47 PM (Updated 8/5/2020 1:51 PM)
Peoria County: I-74 work begins Aug. 10

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on I-74 west of Peoria begins Aug. 10. 

The project involves pavement patching, bridge repairs and drainage improvements between Kickapoo (exit 82) and IL-78 (exit 71). I-74 will be reduced to one lane in each direction during the work, which is expected to be complete 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. 
 
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Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.  
 
8/5/2020 11:16 AM (Updated 8/5/2020 11:55 AM)
Kirk Road Multi-Use Path Reconstruction Project

Starting the week of Monday, August 10, 2020, construction activities will begin on the multi-use path along the west side of Kirk Road from Pine Street to approximately 1,500 feet south of Fabyan Parkway in Batavia, Kane County. During the work, there may be temporary single lane closures of southbound Kirk Road with flaggers directing traffic to allow construction crews to safely complete this work. Construction work hours will be from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday thru Saturday. This work is anticipated to be complete by October 30, 2020, weather permitting.

 
The work will include setting up erosion and traffic controls, tree trimming, earth work, asphalt removal, placement of stone and asphalt, and restoration of the parkway. A new press release and additional signage will be provided prior to any new traffic pattern changes due the construction activities.
 
Kirk Road will remain open during construction, but may be reduced to one lane of travel south bound using temporary daily lane closures. Motorists need to be prepared to reduce their speed,  exercise caution, and be extra alert. Please watch for construction workers, construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices within the work zone.
 
Motorists should expect delays while traveling through the work areas and may want to add additional time to their commutes and/or consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
 
A reminder – it is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway construction work zone.
 
Questions and concerns may be directed to Matt Schumacher (224) 760-0953. For all Kane County Traffic Advisories, see http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/trafficalerts/Default.aspx.
 
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8/3/2020 9:11 AM (Updated 8/3/2020 9:11 AM)
Long-Term Lane Closure Begins Next Week on LaGrange Road for Mile Long Bridge Reconstruction on The Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

A long-term lane closure is scheduled to begin next week on northbound LaGrange Road at the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in Willow Springs and Justice for bridge construction as part of the Mile Long Bridge Project.

 Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers. The closures are necessary to safely accommodate traffic and provide a work zone for the removal and installation of bridge beams over the local roadway and construction of the new Mile Long Bridge.

Beginning the week of August 3 and continuing through November, northbound LaGrange Road will be reduced to two lanes between 87th Street and I-294. Three lanes will remain open for southbound traffic. Delays during morning and evening rush hours are expected.

Additional, temporary lane closures in both directions on LaGrange Road will continue to be scheduled as needed into 2021, including off-peak daily and overnight lane closures for work associated with bridge construction.

Construction information about the Mile Long Bridge Project is available in the Projects section on the Tollway’s website at illinoistollway.com.

This work is part of the Illinois Tollway’s project to reconstruct the Mile Long Bridge that carries traffic over two major railroads, the Des Plaines River, the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal and the Illinois & Michigan Canal and local roads, and over several major distribution centers.

The Mile Long Bridge is one of the first major construction segments for the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project. Currently, up to 150,000 vehicles travel across the Mile Long Bridge daily. Construction is scheduled to be complete by the end of 2023.

The project includes building two, new side-by-side 4,800-foot-long bridge structures to increase capacity from four lanes to five lanes in each direction as part of the reconstruction and widening of the Central Tri-State Tollway between Balmoral Avenue and 95th Street. In addition, the inside shoulders on the bridge will be built to serve as Flex Lanes to provide for transit, assist emergency vehicles and serve as an alternate lane to reduce traffic congestion when warranted.

The design of the new bridge structures took into consideration the sensitive aquatic ecosystem, navigable waterways and existing railroad and roadway operations underneath the structure. Each of the new structures will have fewer piers to reduce the environmental impact on the waterways and industrial areas below. Each bridge will have 27 spans supported by 26 piers, compared to the existing structures with 106 piers. The spans will be made up of a total of nearly 600 steel or concrete beams of various lengths.

The Illinois Tollway is coordinating work on the Mile Long Bridge Project with the Village of Hodgkins, Village of Countryside, Village of Willow Springs, Village of Justice, Cook County, the Illinois Department of Transportation as well as numerous businesses located near the Mile Long Bridge.

7/30/2020 6:10 PM (Updated 7/31/2020 11:16 AM)
Champaign: Work on two I-74 bridges begins Aug. 3

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today a project to replace the I-74 bridges over the Canadian National Railway yard and Market Street will begin Monday, Aug. 3. The project is made possible by Gov. JB Pritzker's Rebuild Illinois capital program.

Starting Monday, weather permitting, overnight work will begin with the installation of temporary lighting and pavement to accommodate two lanes of traffic in each direction while the bridges are replaced in 2021 and 2022. In mid-August, weather permitting the Neil Street ramp to eastbound I-74 will close, with traffic detoured to the Prospect Avenue ramp to access the interstate. All lanes and ramps will reopen in November.
 
Next spring, the project resumes with the replacement of the I-74 eastbound bridges, with traffic switched to westbound I-74. In 2022, the work zone flips, with traffic switched to the new eastbound bridges while the westbound bridges are replaced. The Neil Street ramp to eastbound I-74 will be closed both construction seasons.
 
The entire project wraps up in late 2022.
 
The I-74 bridges over the rail yard and Market Street were originally built in the mid-1950s and widened in 1992. Both are in the advanced stages of deterioration and due to be replaced. Other repairs, including the replacement of one pier near the CN yard will be included in the project.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changing conditions and signs in the work zone, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.
 
Gov. Pritzker's historic and bipartisan Rebuild Illinois is investing into the state's aging transportation system over six years, creating jobs and promoting economic growth. Rebuild Illinois is not only the largest capital program in state history, but the first one that touches all modes of Illinois transportation: roads and bridges, transit, waterways, freight and passenger rail, aviation, and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations
 
 
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7/30/2020 4:16 PM (Updated 7/30/2020 4:17 PM)
New light towers for US-14-IL-31 interchange

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that new light towers are scheduled to be installed at the US-14-IL-31 interchange, in Crystal Lake, beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Occasional daytime lane and shoulder closures will be required until the project wraps up in May.
 
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.
7/30/2020 4:05 PM (Updated 7/30/2020 4:09 PM)
Ashland Avenue bridge repairs in Blue Island

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to the Ashland Avenue bridge over the Cal Sag Channel, in Blue Island, begin, weather permitting, Aug. 10.

Ashland Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Vermont and Broadway streets to complete the work.

The project, which consists of repairs to the bridge deck and structure, is expected to be completed by late November.

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.

7/29/2020 3:45 PM (Updated 7/29/2020 9:44 PM)
Avondale Avenue resurfacing begins Aug. 3 in Chicago

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of Avondale Avenue, from Pulaski Road to just north of Addison Street, in Chicago, begins, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 3. Daily lane closures will be required to complete the work.

The project includes patching and resurfacing a half-mile stretch of Avondale Avenue, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, improving drainage and replacing deteriorated curbs and gutters
 
Access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction. The project is expected to be completed by 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.
7/29/2020 3:31 PM (Updated 7/29/2020 9:39 PM)
Hancock County: IL-96 to close Aug. 3

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that IL-96 about 2 miles south of Nauvoo in Hancock County will close Aug. 3. 

The closure is necessary to remove and replace the bridge that carries IL-96 over Sheridan Creek. The new single-span bridge will increase safety over the older two-span bridge. A detour utilizing IL-9, Illinois 94 and US-136 will be posted during the work, which is expected to be complete in mid-November. 
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. 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. 
 
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7/29/2020 3:20 PM (Updated 7/29/2020 9:42 PM)
Kane County: Work on IL-31 begins Aug. 3

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that improvements to State Street (IL-31) from West Road in Elgin to Strom Drive in West Dundee will require daily lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, August 3. 

The project includes patching and resurfacing the 5.6-mile stretch of State Street, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, improving drainage and replacing deteriorated curbs, as well repairs to the State Street bridge over US-20 (Elgin Bypass). 
 
Access to homes and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2021. 
 
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.
 
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7/28/2020 10:31 AM (Updated 7/28/2020 10:31 AM)
IL-31 improvements begin August 3

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that improvements to State Street (IL-31) from West Road, in Elgin, to Strom Drive, in West Dundee, will require daily lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, August 3.

 The project includes patching and resurfacing the 5.6-mile stretch of State Street, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, improving drainage and replacing deteriorated curbs, as well repairs to the State Street bridge over US-20 (Elgin Bypass).

 Access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2021.

 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.

7/21/2020 4:37 PM (Updated 7/22/2020 11:06 AM)
IN-149 to have lane closures at US-12 intersection

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for IN-149 at the intersection with US-12 beginning in the evening on Tuesday, July 21. 

The inside lanes of IN-149 in both the northbound and southbound directions will be closed near the intersection. Motorists will still be able to turn onto and from US-12.
 
This closure is to demolish the barrier wall between the northbound and southbound lanes of IN-149 and is expected to last until the beginning of August. After that, traffic will be shifted to the southbound lanes while work on the bridge in this location begins in the northbound lanes. The entire project is expected to be completed in early November, 2020. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones.
7/21/2020 2:59 PM (Updated 7/21/2020 2:59 PM)
Work on US-54 in Pittsfield begins this week
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction on Jackson and Washington streets (US-54) in Pittsfield begins this week.
 
The project involves resurfacing, upgrading traffic signals and improving sidewalk accessibility from Benton Street at Jackson to Archer Street at Washington. These upgrades will provide a smoother driving surface, increase efficiency at intersections and create safer sidewalks. Lane closures will be necessary — with traffic controlled by flaggers — during the work, which is expected to be complete in late November 2021. 
 
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. 
 
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7/21/2020 2:46 PM (Updated 7/21/2020 2:47 PM)
IL-47 and Main Street improvements begin Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that improvements to the intersection of IL-47 and Main Street, in Blackberry Township, will require daily lane closures with lane widths reduced to 11 feet beginning, weather permitting, Monday, July 20.

 The project involves reconstructing and widening the existing four-way intersection, adding left turn lanes, installing new traffic signals and curbs. In addition, two bridges, IL-47 and Main Street over Blackberry Creek, will be reconstructed.

 To prepare for the work, temporary pavement will be built along the south side of Main Street and the east side of IL-47 to allow traffic to remain one lane in each direction. Access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction.

 The project is expected to be completed in summer 2022.

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

7/17/2020 3:16 PM (Updated 7/20/2020 12:04 PM)
CR-600 W to be closed over I-80/94 for bridge replacement

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for CR-600 W over I-80/94 beginning Monday, July 20. 

This closure is to perform a bridge deck replacement on the bridge over I-80/94. The road is expected to be closed through mid-November, 2020. 
 
Drivers should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow CR-500 N, CR-525 W, US-35 and US-20.
7/16/2020 2:23 PM (Updated 7/16/2020 2:23 PM)
Improvements on Dundee Road in Palatine

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that starting this week, improvements on Dundee Road (IL-68) from Rand Road (US-12) to Kennedy Drive (North Frontage Road), in Palatine, will require daily lane closures.

The project includes modernizing traffic signals at Kennedy Drive, Rand and Baldwin roads, patching and resurfacing, constructing new raised medians and ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, installing new street lighting and storm sewers, replacing deteriorated curbs and landscaping.
 
Two lanes in each direction will remain open at all times. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained throughout construction, which is expected to be completed in October 2021.
 
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.
7/14/2020 11:58 AM (Updated 7/14/2020 11:59 AM)
Champaign County: I-74 Bridge Repairs begin July 14
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that repairs to two bridges on Interstate 74 in Champaign County begin July 14. 
 
The work is on the bridges that carry I-74 over Union Pacific railroad tracks just east of St. Joseph and will reduce the interstate to one lane in each direction. Traffic will be controlled with drums and concrete barriers, and message boards will be in place to inform motorists. Construction is expected to be complete by early 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.
 
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7/14/2020 9:06 AM (Updated 7/14/2020 9:07 AM)
2020 Bowes Road Resurfacing Program

Construction for the Bowes Road Resurfacing program is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, July 20, 2020, weather permitting. Construction will take place on Bowes Road, between Nesler Road and about 1,900 feet West of Randall Road, with working hours between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday thru Saturday, requiring temporary daily lane closures and flaggers directing traffic for the safety of the workers and the travelling public. The resurfacing process is part of our annual maintenance to increase the longevity of County roads. The program will consist of milling and resurfacing, ADA sidewalk work, curb and gutter removal and replacement work, and application of pavement markings. This work is anticipated to take approximately three months to complete, weather permitting. Listed below are the portions of roads to be resurfaced, with curb and gutter replacement noted.

The above-mentioned road will remain open during construction, but may include temporary daily lane closures and flaggers, primarily from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Bowes Road. Motorists should expect long delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes. Motorists are asked to reduce their speed, watch for construction workers and vehicles entering or leaving the site, obey flaggers and comply with traffic control devices within the work zone. Motorists may want to consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
 
A reminder – it is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway construction work zone.
 
Questions and concerns may be directed to David Sitko at (630) 313-0754.
 
For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.
7/13/2020 10:00 AM (Updated 7/13/2020 10:00 AM)
Work On IL-5 Begins July 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting,  construction on IL-5 (John Deere Road) from 70th Street in Moline to Colona Road in Carbon Cliff will begin on Monday, July 13.

The work involves patching and resurfacing the 2.5-mile section of Illinois 5. Lane closures, with one lane open in each direction, will be required for the duration of the project, which is anticipated to be complete in mid-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.
 

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7/10/2020 4:08 PM (Updated 7/18/2020 10:16 AM)
Breese: US-50 bridge work begins July 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on the US-50 bridges over Walnut Street in Breese will begin Monday, July 13, weather permitting.  

This work will take place daily between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM. One lane traffic in each direction will be maintained using flaggers or temporary traffic signals when lane closures are required. This work is necessary to complete painting of the US-50 structures and is expected to be completed by late September.
 
Motorists and pedestrians should allow extra time for trips through this area, 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.
 
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 
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7/10/2020 3:00 PM (Updated 7/10/2020 3:01 PM)
New traffic signals to be installed throughout St. Joe County

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces installation of new traffic signals in various locations throughout St. Joseph County beginning Monday, July 13.

37 intersections will be getting new traffic signals, and each intersection should take one day. A majority of the impacted intersections are along IN-23 and IN-933, with a few on IN-331, US-6, US-31 and US-20 as well.

During installation, lane closures will be needed and flaggers will direct traffic. The schedule is weather dependent but is projected to be completed in early September, 2020. 

The current standard when modernizing traffic signals includes a flashing yellow arrow, and there are already traffic signals like this in the St. Joseph County area.

About Flashing Yellow Arrow Traffic Signals

The flashing yellow arrow signals allow left-turning traffic to yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic and pedestrians and turn when a suitable gap is available. This type of signal improves intersection efficiency by using cross-traffic gaps to allow more left turns.

When waiting in a dedicated left-turn lane, traffic may first see a flashing yellow arrow, depending upon signal phasing. Should there not be suitable gaps in oncoming through traffic and sensors detect cars waiting to turn left, the flashing yellow arrow could change to a steady green arrow. This would stop oncoming traffic, allowing a protected left turn for drivers. The graphic below details how traffic should utilize the new signals.

National research has shown the flashing yellow signal is more intuitive for drivers, results in fewer crashes, and moves traffic more efficiently at intersections. These signals are being used successfully across Indiana, and nationwide.

Learn more about these traffic signals on our website https://www.in.gov/indot/3202.htm.

7/9/2020 4:43 PM (Updated 7/18/2020 10:23 AM)
Williamson County: IL-166 bridge repairs begin July 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-166 in Williamson County of upcoming bridge repairs.

Beginning Monday, July 13, weather permitting, there will be repairs to the bridge carrying IL-166 over the South Fork Saline River, 3.3 miles south of IL-13, that will require lane closures beginning at 7 am. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by signals. 
 
The project should be completed by October 16. Motorists should be aware of the 12'-0" width restriction, reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through all work zones.
 
To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.
 
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7/9/2020 4:41 PM (Updated 7/9/2020 4:42 PM)
I-57 pavement repairs begin July 13
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that Interstate 57 from the Jefferson County Line to the Fayette County Line will have various lane restrictions in each direction beginning Monday, July 13, weather permitting. 

One lane of traffic in each direction will always remain open.  This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs and is anticipated to be completed by late September.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area, 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.
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.

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7/9/2020 2:49 PM (Updated 7/9/2020 9:36 PM)
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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, July 13, weather permitting. 

One lane of traffic in each direction will always remain open.  This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs and is anticipated to be completed by late September.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area, 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.
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 

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7/9/2020 2:41 PM (Updated 7/10/2020 11:42 AM)
Traffic signal upgrade at Belvidere and Green Bay begins July 13
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a traffic signal upgrade at Green Bay Road (Illinois 131) and Belvidere Road (Illinois 120) in Waukegan will require daily lane closures, beginning Monday, July 13.
 
The project, which also includes constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, is expected to be complete in late September.
 
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7/9/2020 2:24 PM (Updated 7/9/2020 9:28 PM)
Peoria: Work at Knoxville/Lake intersection begins July 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that improvements to the intersection of Knoxville Avenue (IL-40) and Lake Street in Peoria begin July 13. 

The project involves rebuilding the medians in both directions of Knoxville Avenue to allow for offset left-turn lanes as well as other related items. Offset left-turn lanes are oriented such that they do not line up directly across from each other, which increases the visibility of oncoming traffic and makes left turns safer.  
 
The work will require lane closures on Knoxville, and traffic patterns will change as it progresses. Motorists also can expect lane reductions on southbound Knoxville as well as on Lake Street. All construction is expected to be complete by early October. 
 
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. 
 
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7/9/2020 11:08 AM (Updated 7/9/2020 11:08 AM)
Lake County: Belvidere Road bridge maintenance begins this week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that cleaning and painting of bridges on Belvidere Road (IL-120) over Greenleaf Street and the Canadian Pacific Railroad in Waukegan and Park City will start this week.

The work will primarily take place under the bridge and will not impact traffic; however, occasional daytime lane closures will be required on Belvidere Road and Greenleaf Street. Work is expected to be complete in early November. 
 
Motorists can expect occasional 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.
 
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7/7/2020 12:46 PM (Updated 7/7/2020 12:46 PM)
Project to rehab multiple bridges over I-290

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to five bridges that carry traffic over the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) from 25th Avenue, in Bellwood, to Circle Avenue, in Forest Park, passing through Maywood and Broadview, will begin, weather permitting, tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7.

To complete the work, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction just before each bridge. The project, which includes deck and structural steel repairs, will begin on the Fifth and 17th avenues bridges. Work will get underway later this year on the Ninth, 25th and Circle avenues bridges. The entire project is expected to be completed in summer 2021.

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.

7/6/2020 7:02 PM (Updated 7/8/2020 4:12 PM)
Lane Closures scheduled for IN-912 over US-12

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for IN-912 over US-12/E Columbus Dr/Airport Rd starting Monday, July 6. 

IN-912 will be restricted to one lane in each direction for a bridge deck overlay project. The project is expected to be completed in early October, 2020. 
 
INDOT urges drivers to stay alert near crews and follow traffic directions carefully. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones.
7/2/2020 12:39 PM (Updated 7/4/2020 8:47 AM)
Lawrence Avenue Improvements Begin This Week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that improvements to Lawrence Avenue from Mannheim Road (US-12/45) to Rose Street, in Schiller Park, are scheduled to begin this week.

The first stage of the project will require daily intermittent lane closures on Lawrence Avenue. Beginning the week of July 20 through late November, Lawrence Avenue from Rose Street to 25th Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction, with lane widths reduced to 9.6 feet. Access to businesses within the work zone will be maintained during construction.
 
The entire project, which includes patching and resurfacing pavement, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated curbs, along with installing new storm sewers and improving drainage, is expected to be completed in late November.
 
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. 
6/30/2020 2:22 PM (Updated 7/4/2020 8:55 AM)
IL-47 resurfacing begins July 6

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of IL-47 from IL-64, in Lily Lake, to Seavey Road, in Elburn, will require daily lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, July 6.

The project, which consists of resurfacing the 8-mile stretch of IL-47 and constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, is expected to be completed in 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.
6/30/2020 2:17 PM (Updated 6/30/2020 2:23 PM)
2020 Kane County Paint Pavement Marking

The annual Kane County Paint Pavement Marking Program work will begin the week of July 13th, weather permitting. The work shall include installation of paint pavement makings onto 225 miles of County highways as indicated on the attached map. County policy is to apply paint pavement markings annually on the majority of the County’s rural highways and the more durable urethane pavement markings onto the high volume County highways. This pavement marking project will improve the visibility of the lane markings for the motoring public. The work is anticipated to be completed by Tuesday, October 20, 2020, weather dependent.

Temporary daily lane closures will be required Monday through Saturday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM to accomplish this work. The paint pavement marking work will start in the north end of the county and working their way south until all necessary lane lines have been restriped, weather dependent. Temporary flagger control of intersections will be required along the entire route in order to accomplish the required work. Please watch for fresh paint, workers, equipment on the roadway and shoulders, anticipate increased travel times and exercise caution while traveling in freshly painted areas.
 
Questions or concerns may be directed to Matt Schumacher at (630) 762-2744.
 
For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.
6/26/2020 1:11 PM (Updated 6/28/2020 10:37 AM)
Overnight I-55 pavement repairs in Will County

Patching project with lane closures to last through November

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that pavement patching will take place on I-55 between Weber Road and just south of I-80, in Will County, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, June 29.

To complete the work, motorists should expect lane closures starting at 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday. Work will begin in the southbound lanes at Weber Road and move to the rest of the expressway over the summer.

At least one lane in each direction will remain open during construction. The project is expected to be completed in November.

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. Illinois State Police will be patrolling the work zone to enforce all traffic laws.

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.

6/25/2020 4:22 PM (Updated 6/26/2020 11:39 AM)
WI-32 storm sewer project set to begin Monday June 29nd

Lane reductions between 7th and 12th Street

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will begin a project to replace storm sewers on WI-32 between 7th and 12th Street in Kenosha. Work will begin on June 29th and will be complete by early October. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction during the course of the project.
 
Three separate storm sewer outfalls will be removed and updated during this project. The project will also include placement of erosion control items at the outflow locations.
 
For additional information about traffic in the area visit; https://511wi.gov/#:Alerts 
6/25/2020 12:55 PM (Updated 6/28/2020 10:33 AM)
Overnight I-55 lane closures begin June 29

Bridge repair work to last through late November

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that repairs to three bridges that carry I-55, over IL-53 (Bolingbrook Drive), in Bolingbrook, over Madison Street and over Joliet Road, in Burr Ridge, will require overnight, lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, June 29.

To complete the work, motorists should expect lane reductions on both sides of I-55 approaching each bridge starting at 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday. In addition, occasional lane reductions on IL-53, Madison Street and Joliet Road will occur later this summer.

While repairs to each bridge are concurrent, to minimize the impact to traffic, lane closures will take place at only one location each night. At least one lane in each direction will remain open during construction. While the work is ongoing, the shoulders on the both sides of I-55 approaching each bridge will be closed.

The project, which includes bridge deck patching, shoulder reconstruction, protective shielding and pavement markings, is expected to be completed in late November.
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.

6/24/2020 8:56 PM (Updated 6/25/2020 11:14 AM)
Hardin County: IL-34 resurfacing begins June 29

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-34 of upcoming lane reductions.

Beginning Monday, June 29, weather permitting, there will be construction on IL-34 from the Pope County line to just north of Illinois 146 that will require lane closures beginning at 7 am. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by flaggers. Work includes pavement patching, asphalt surface removal, asphalt paving and pavement markings.

The work is expected to be completed by October 16. Motorists should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through all work zones.

To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.

6/24/2020 2:57 PM (Updated 6/25/2020 11:17 AM)
Franklin Park: Fullerton Avenue work begins June 29

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a drainage improvement project on Fullerton Avenue, from just west of Sarah Street to just east of Silver Creek Drive in Franklin Park, will require daytime lane closures, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, June 29.

The project, which includes installing new storm sewers, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated curbs, installing sod and erosion control, is expected to be completed in October.  
 
Starting this week, preliminary work will get underway. Motorists should expect daily, intermittent shoulder closures with occasional lane closures leading up to construction.
 
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.
 
6/24/2020 11:09 AM (Updated 6/24/2020 11:09 AM)
Christian County: Resurfacing of IL-29 begins this week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that resurfacing of IL-29 between Velma Road in Taylorville to Magnolia Street in Pana begins this week. 

The work will require lane closures, with flaggers present to control traffic, and is expected to be complete 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 6 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict6.  
6/22/2020 2:49 PM (Updated 6/22/2020 3:22 PM)
Lane Reductions Scheduled on 31st Street in Oak Brook

Long-term lane reductions and traffic shifts on 31st Street in Oak Brook are scheduled to begin the week of June 22 and continue through September for Nicor gas main relocation work.

On 31st Street at the Tri-State Tollway, westbound traffic is scheduled to shift to the inside and will be reduced from two lanes to one, and eastbound traffic will also be reduced from two lanes to one.
 
This construction is necessary to accommodate the Illinois Tollway Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project. Nicor is coordinating construction in this area with the Illinois Tollway and the Village of Oak Brook.
 
For questions about gas main construction, contact Jeff Engel, KS Energy at 312-728-0614 or jengel@ksenergyservices.com. 
6/22/2020 10:56 AM (Updated 6/22/2020 3:21 PM)
Perry County: US-51 at Tamaroa to close June 23

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on US-51 near Tamaroa in Perry County of an upcoming road closure.

Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, US-51 from W. 2nd N. St. to just south of Shamrock Road in Tamaroa will be closed. This closure is necessary to transport an oversize/overweight load.
 
The road is expected to be open by 2 p.m. Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the closure.
 
No detour will be in place; motorists should seek alternate routes.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
6/19/2020 12:22 PM (Updated 6/19/2020 12:23 PM)
Jefferson Street resurfacing in Joliet begins Thursday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of Jefferson Street (US-52) from Edan Lane to Joyce Road, in Joliet, will require daily, intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, June 25.

The project, which also includes constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and curbs, is expected to be completed in October. Access to businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction.
 
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. 
6/19/2020 12:05 PM (Updated 6/21/2020 10:52 AM)
Rockford: Work on State Street begins June 22

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on State Street (BR-20) from Buckley Drive to Shaw Road in Rockford will begin on Monday, June 22.

The work involves pavement repairs marking. Lane closures, including nighttime work, will be used during completion of the project. Work is expected to be completed by the end of 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 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.
6/19/2020 11:26 AM (Updated 6/19/2020 11:26 AM)
I-39 bridge painting begins June 22

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that painting of bridges over I-39 between mileposts 9 and 14 in Woodford County begins June 22. 

The work will reduce I-39 to one lane in each direction and is expected to be complete by the end of 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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com. 
 
6/16/2020 1:27 PM (Updated 6/16/2020 1:31 PM)
Palatine Frontage Road Over US-45 To Close Wednesday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the eastbound and westbound Palatine Frontage Road bridge ramps over Milwaukee Avenue (US-45) and the Des Plaines River, in Wheeling Township, will close, weather permitting, Wednesday, June 17.

The closure is necessary to rebuild both bridge ramps, which carry traffic to and from Willow Road/Palatine Road. A detour will direct traffic to Wolf Road.

The project, which also includes replacing the bridge deck and walls, adding new curbs, and improving drainage on both ramps, is expected to be completed in December.

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. 

6/15/2020 6:19 PM (Updated 6/16/2020 1:39 PM)
Terminal Joint Project Continues in Lake and Porter Counties

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the continuation of a bridge terminal joint repair project that will cause lane and ramp closures in Lake and Porter Counties.

Daytime Work Schedule:
Overnight Work Schedule:

This work is weather dependent, and the schedule is subject to change.

This is a state-wide project. Once complete, this project will have repaired terminal joints at 114 various locations across the Northwest District. Work began in the South Bend Area and has moved west across the district. The entire project is expected to be finished in the beginning of October, 2020.
 
INDOT encourages drivers to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, exercise caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones.

 

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6/12/2020 3:07 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 10:36 AM)
Sidewalk improvements along Hanover begin June 15
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces intermittent sidewalk and wheelchair ramp reconstruction along Hanover Street (IL-161) in New Baden from Clinton Street to 11th Street, beginning on Monday, June 15, weather permitting. Reconstruction activities will take place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. and are expected to be complete by early October.
 
Motorists and pedestrians may experience delays when traveling through the work zone.  Drivers are urged to reduce speed, be alert for changing conditions, obey all construction signage, and refrain from using mobile devices while approaching and traveling through the work zone.
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.

6/12/2020 3:00 PM (Updated 6/24/2020 12:15 PM)
I-55 bridge maintenance begins June 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that routine maintenance to three bridges over I-55 in Springfield begins June 15.
 
The project involves washing and painting the steel beams on the bridges that carry Southwind Road, Andrew Road and Sudduth/Wolf Creek Road over I-55 and will be staged so that at least two lanes of traffic are open in each direction at all times during the day. Lane closures at night will be from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., with at least one lane open in each direction. All work is expected to be complete by Nov. 1
 
The project is intended to extend the useful life of each structure as part of IDOT's overall commitment to bridge safety.
 
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 6 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict6.

6/10/2020 6:43 PM (Updated 6/24/2020 12:19 PM)
Peck Road at Bricher Road Intersection Improvement

Construction is scheduled to begin the week of June 15, 2020 for the Peck Road at Bricher Road intersection reconstruction improvement project, located on Peck Road from Bricher Road to IL-38 in Geneva, Illinois. The improvements will increase safety and improve traffic operations through the intersection. The work consists of intersection and roadway widening, resurfacing, new traffic signals, drainage, pedestrian accommodations and landscape restoration. The anticipated completion date for the project is October 31, 2020, weather permitting.

The above-mentioned roads will remain open during construction, but may include temporary daily lane closures and flaggers primarily from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Motorists should expect delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes.  Motorists are asked to reduce their speed, watch for construction workers and vehicles entering or leaving the site, obey flaggers and comply with traffic control devices within the work zone. Motorists may want to consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
 
A reminder – it is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway construction work zone.
 
Questions and concerns may be directed to Ken Mielke at (630) 885-3139.
 
For all Kane County Traffic Advisories, see http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/trafficalerts/Default.aspx.
 
For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website. 
6/10/2020 1:35 PM (Updated 6/13/2020 9:38 AM)
Eisenhower to Kennedy Ramp Closing Thursday

 “Texas U-turn” detour will utilize Taylor Street interchange via outbound Dan Ryan

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that as part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction, the ramp from the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to the outbound Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) will close for four months starting at 8 p.m., weather permitting, Thursday, June 11. The closure, originally scheduled for June 1, was postponed.
 
“With infrastructure improvements an essential service, we are committed to keeping this construction season on schedule as much as possible,” said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. “The Jane Byrne is among our top priorities. Although traffic volumes are down, please plan ahead and be patient driving through the work zone. Buckle up, put down your devices, give the road your undivided attention and slow down.”
 
The inbound Eisenhower to outbound Kennedy serves approximately 25,000 vehicles a day, according to data collected prior to this year. The new ramp eventually will accommodate two lanes and shoulders, replacing a single lane and inadequate shoulders, substantially improving safety and congestion.
 
While the ramp is being rebuilt, inbound Eisenhower drivers wishing to access the outbound Kennedy will do so via the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) and a “Texas U-turn” detour at the Taylor Street interchange.
 
When the ramp is closed this Thursday, the inbound Eisenhower lane configuration will be flipped, with the two left lanes connecting to Ida B. Wells Drive and the two right lanes to the outbound Dan Ryan. The far-right lane will be reserved for the outbound Kennedy detour. In this new configuration, the detour will be a dedicated lane separated by a barrier wall to restrict merging into the regular Dan Ryan lanes and requiring drivers to use the Taylor Street interchange.  
 
To prepare the detour, Taylor Street between Union Avenue and Ruble Street closed to local traffic in late May. A detour directs eastbound Taylor Street traffic to Halsted, Harrison and Clinton streets. Westbound traffic is detoured to Jefferson, Harrison and Halsted streets. The south sidewalk will remain open for pedestrians and bicyclists.
 
Additionally, the inbound Dan Ryan will not be accessible from Roosevelt Road, with a detour utilizing Halsted and Adams streets to access the expressway.
 
A map of all the detours is posted at www.janebyrneinterchange.org.
 
The new inbound Eisenhower to outbound Kennedy ramp, as well as Taylor Street, will reopen in October.
 
Other significant impacts at the Jane Byrne this year include: 
6/9/2020 1:49 PM (Updated 6/24/2020 12:42 PM)
Mannheim Road resurfacing begins June 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a resurfacing of Mannheim Road (US-12/45) from Irving Park Road (IL-19), in Schiller Park, to Lake Street (US-20), in Melrose Park, passing through Franklin Park, Northlake and Stone Park, will require daytime, nighttime and occasional weekend lane closures, beginning, weather permitting, June 15.

At least one lane in each direction will remain open and access to residences and businesses within the work zone will be maintained throughout construction. Improvements include patching and resurfacing the 4-mile stretch of Mannheim Road, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated medians and curbs.

The project is expected to be completed in summer 2021

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.

6/4/2020 5:12 PM (Updated 6/9/2020 10:16 AM)
Construction On IL-29 Begins June 8

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on IL-29 between IL-6 in Mossville and Cloverdale Road in Chillicothe begins June 8.

The work involves pavement patching and resurfacing and will require lane closures. Traffic patterns will change as the work progresses. The project is expected to be complete by late 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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4

6/4/2020 4:16 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 10:33 AM)
Sugar Grove: IL-47 Resurfacing Begins June 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that resurfacing of IL-47 from Finley Road to Base Line Road (US-30) in Sugar Grove will require daily, intermittent lane closures, beginning Monday, June 1, weather permitting.

The project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 7-mile stretch of IL-47, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and replacing deteriorated curbs, is expected to be completed by early November.
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. 
5/26/2020 10:51 AM (Updated 5/30/2020 11:33 AM)
Lane and ramp closures scheduled in Lake and Porter Counties for terminal joint repair project

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the continuation of a bridge terminal joint repair project that will cause lane closures and two ramp closures in Lake and Porter Counties next week. 

This work is weather dependent, and the schedule is subject to change. 

Once complete, this project will have repaired terminal joints at 114 various locations across the Northwest District. Work began in the South Bend Area and has moved west across the district. The entire project is expected to be finished in the beginning of October, 2020. 

INDOT encourages drivers to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, exercise caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones.

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5/22/2020 3:12 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 10:32 AM)
Sangamon County: Bridge work on I-72 begins June 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction along I-72 on the far southwest side of Springfield begins June 1. 

The work involves replacing the decks and approaches of the bridges that carry I-72 over Wabash Avenue (exit 91) and the railroad just east of that interchange. It will be done in stages to keep at least one lane open in each direction at all times, with the open lane at a maximum width of 13 feet, 6 inches. 
 
The project is expected to be complete by Dec. 1, and IDOT's focus on bridge safety and maintenance will provide a smoother ride for motorists. 
 
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 6 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict6.
5/22/2020 11:58 AM (Updated 5/22/2020 11:58 AM)
Kane County Guardrail Improvement Program

The Kane County Guardrail Improvement Program work will begin the week of May 26th, 2020, weather permitting. The work will begin on the south side of the county working towards the north until all work is complete. The work shall include replacement of guardrail to improve safety on County highways as indicated on the attached maps. The County’s typical process is to remove and replace old outdated guardrail to achieve a high level of safety for the motoring public. The work is anticipated to be completed by the end of September, weather dependent.

Temporary daily lane closures on the roads under construction will be required Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM to safely accomplish this work. Lane closures are scheduled to start in the south end of the county, working their way north until all identified guardrail is replaced or repaired. The proposed south to north progression may change as weather impacts may dictate alternate working sequences. Temporary flagger control of intersections will be required along the entire route in order to safely accomplish the required work. Please watch for workers and equipment on the roadway and shoulders, anticipate increased travel times and exercise caution while traveling in areas where work is being completed.
Questions or concerns may be directed to Matt Schumacher at (630) 762-2744.
 
For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.
 
Work Zone Safety Alert
 
Drivers in this project area should be prepared to reduce their speed, exercise caution, watch for construction workers and construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices within the work zone.
 
Drivers should expect delays and may want to add additional time to their commutes and consider the use of alternate routes while this work is completed.
5/22/2020 10:24 AM (Updated 5/22/2020 10:24 AM)
Jefferson Street bridge in Joliet closing June 1

7/17/20 UPDATE: Jefferson Street bridge in Joliet is estimated to remain closed through the end of the year due to additional needed repairs.

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the Jefferson Street (US-30) bridge over the Des Plaines River, in Joliet, will close, weather permitting, Monday, June 1.

The closure is necessary to replace mechanical components on the movable bridge. A detour will direct traffic to Raynor Avenue (US-52), McDonough Street (US-6/52) and Chicago Street (IL-53).

The work is expected to be completed in August.

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.

5/21/2020 2:41 PM (Updated 7/17/2020 3:23 PM)
I-94 Resurfacing Project Set To Begin Tuesday May 26th

Project covers I-94 between WI-83 and the west Waukesha County line

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) I-94 project team will get underway with a resurfacing project in Waukesha County. Work will get underway on May 26th and will be done by mid-fall.
 
Work will take place between WI-83 and the county line in western Waukesha County. During times of lane restrictions there will be a reduced speed limit in place in the work zone. Speed limits will remain unchanged during the remaining time frame.
 
Work will include a 4-inch removal and replacement, base patching, cable barrier, traffic signals, guardrail, polymer overlay, methacrylate sealer, and incidental items.
 
Traffic impacts will include overnight lane closures on I-94. There will be limited off-peak closures on WI-67 and two overnight full closures on WI-67 for a polymer overlay. There will also be some off-peak closures on WI-83 for ramp widening and signal work.
 
For additional information about traffic in the area visit; https://projects.511wi.gov/94waukesha/
5/21/2020 11:43 AM (Updated 5/23/2020 10:10 AM)
Washington County: IL-153 Pavement Repairs Begin May 21
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that IL-153 from IL-15 to IL-13 in Coulterville will be intermittently restricted beginning Thursday, May 21, weather permitting.  
Flaggers will be utilized to maintain two-way traffic. This work is required to make pavement repairs and is expected to be completed by late fall.
 
Motorists should allow extra time for trips through this area.  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 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8. 
5/20/2020 1:05 PM (Updated 9/9/2020 10:28 AM)
WI-83 Bridge Project Set To Begin Tuesday May 26th

Project will replace bridge deck over WI-16

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) WI-83 project team will get underway with the bridge deck replacement over WI-16 in Waukesha County. Work will get underway on May 26th and will be done by early fall.
 
The project will require a full closure of the WI-83 bridge beginning on May 27th until mid-August when the roadway will be reopened to traffic. All the work on the bridge is set to be completed in early fall.
 
This project is a bridge deck replacement.  Crews will be performing milling operations the week of May 25th and will remove the existing bridge deck the week of June 1st. 
5/20/2020 12:04 PM (Updated 5/23/2020 9:48 AM)
IL-47 resurfacing begins June 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of IL-47 from Finley Road to Base Line Road (US-30), in Sugar Grove, will require daily, intermittent lane closures, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, June 1.

The project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 7-mile stretch of IL-47, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and replacing deteriorated curbs, is expected to be completed by early November.
 
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.
 
 
5/15/2020 10:59 AM (Updated 5/15/2020 10:59 AM)
Richmond: Main Street resurfacing begins May 18

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of Main Street (US-12) from Kenosha Street (IL-173) to Tryon Grove Road/Kuhn Road (US-12) in Richmond will require daily, intermittent lane closures beginning May 18, weather permitting. 

The project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 2-mile stretch Main Street, widening shoulders, constructing ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and replacing deteriorated curbs, is expected to be completed in late December.
 
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.
 
5/14/2020 4:26 PM (Updated 5/14/2020 4:26 PM)
Main Street in Richmond resurfacing begins Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of Main Street (US-12) from Kenosha Street (IL-173) to Tryon Grove Road/Kuhn Road (US- 12), in Richmond, will require daily, intermittent lane closures, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 18. 

The project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 2-mile stretch Main Street, widening shoulders, constructing ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and replacing deteriorated curbs, is expected to be completed in late December.

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.

5/13/2020 6:31 PM (Updated 5/14/2020 11:53 AM)
Silver Glen Road Culvert Improvements Over Virgil Ditch No. 2

Culvert replacement work is scheduled to begin the week of May 18, 2020 on Silver Glen Road Bridge over Virgil Ditch No. 2, located approximately 0.75 miles east of IL-47. The anticipated duration for the culvert replacement work is approximately 5 months, weather permitting. Work will consist of the demolition of the existing culvert and replacement with new box culvert, reconstruction of approach roadway, resurfacing, earthwork, restoration, guardrail, and all other work necessary to complete the project.

The section of Silver Glen Road between Burlington Road and IL-47 will be closed during the duration of this project for the safety of the workers and motoring public. There will
be a detour re-routing traffic using Burlington Road, Empire Road, and IL-47. Motorists will be asked to follow the posted detour signs. Only local traffic will still be permitted within the road closure.
 
All bicyclists and pedestrians are advised to avoid the use of the area during construction for the safety of both the workers and the residents.
 
Motorists should expect delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes. Motorists may want to consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
 
A reminder – it is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway
construction work zone.
 
Questions and concerns may be directed to David Sitko at (630) 313-0754.
 
For all Kane County Traffic Advisories, see http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/trafficalerts/Default.aspx
 
For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.
5/13/2020 11:14 AM (Updated 6/6/2020 3:28 PM)
MN-65/Third Avenue Bridge to close May 15-18 to prepare for construction

Motorists, transit riders and people walking and bicycling will need to use alternative routes across the river when the MN-65/Third Avenue Bridge temporarily closes to allow construction crews to prepare for upcoming bridge work.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, May 15 through 5 a.m. Monday, May 18, the Third Ave. Bridge will be closed to traffic between First Street South and Second Street Southeast. The sidewalk on the east side of the bridge will remain open to pedestrians during the weekend.
 
When the full closure expires on Monday, May 18, the Third Avenue Bridge will be reduced to a single lane of traffic in each direction through December 2020. Motorists plan ahead and expect delays during peak travel times.
 
A transit-only travel lane down the middle of the bridge will support buses traveling into downtown Minneapolis during the weekday morning commute. During the weekday afternoon commute, this center lane will reverse direction and support buses leaving downtown.
 
Walkers and bicyclists will share the protected sidewalks on the bridge during the partial closure. Sharing the sidewalk may require extra care while passing.
 
Looking ahead, all modes of travel will need to use alternate routes across the river when the Third Avenue Bridge fully closes for reconstruction and preservation work from January 2021 through November 2022. Construction is anticipated to be complete in June 2023.
 
The historic Third Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River near St. Anthony Falls opened in 1918. The bridge is in need of major repairs. The work includes renovating the Third Avenue Bridge while preserving and enhancing its historic and artistic features, improving area safety and accessibility, and upgrading walking and bicycling paths on and approaching the bridge.
 
Visit the MN-65/Third Avenue Bridge project website for more details about the travel impacts during construction: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy65andthirdavebridge. 
 
For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.
5/12/2020 12:51 PM (Updated 5/12/2020 1:01 PM)
Long-term Lane Shifts On I-94 Between Maple Grove, Rogers Start May 12

Motorists are advised to prepare for lane and ramp changes on eastbound I-94 between Maple Grove and Rogers and to plan ahead if they want to exit at MN-610, Maple Grove Parkway or Weaver Lake Road. Here’s what to expect: 

Maple Grove to Rogers
 
On the evening of May 12, eastbound lanes between MN-101 in Rogers and the I-94/494/694 interchange in Maple Grove will be separated. Three lanes will be available at all times. Motorists will need to decide which eastbound lane to take before reaching MN-101.  Those who want to exit at MN-610, Maple Grove Parkway or Weaver Lake Road need to get into the right lane past MN-101.
 
Those who want to exit at MN-610, Maple Grove Parkway or Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove need to get into the right lane past MN-101 in Rogers.
 
The left two lanes will be through lanes with no on/off access to local roads until the I-94/494/694 interchange.
 
These lane shifts will be in place through November 2020 while crews rebuild eastbound I-94 between MN-101 and the I-94/494/694 interchange.
 
Traffic impacts in 2020
 
Here are a few things to be aware of as construction begins on Interstate 94: 
For a list of all traffic impacts in the project area visit: mndot.gov/i94-mg-clearwater
 
Elm Creek Rest Area open to truckers only
 
The Elm Creek Rest Area, on I-94 east in Maple Grove, is open to truckers only until further notice. 
5/11/2020 10:22 AM (Updated 5/11/2020 6:49 PM)
Inbound Edens Ramp to Skokie Highway to Close

The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public that as part of ongoing improvements to Skokie Highway (US-41), the inbound Edens Expressway (I-94) ramp to Skokie Highway will close, weather permitting, for approximately 10 days, starting Monday, May 11.

The closure is necessary to repair the bridge deck. During that time, a detour will direct traffic to the Dempster Street (IL-58) exit.
 
The repairs are part of a larger improvement project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 1.9 mile stretch of Skokie Highway, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated curbs, repairing the bridge deck and improving drainage, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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.
5/8/2020 2:59 PM (Updated 6/24/2020 12:45 PM)
Adams County: Work on IL-57 begins May 11

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that improvements to a 7.1-mile stretch of IL-57 from Maine Street in Quincy to just south of Marblehead begin May 11. 

The project involves pavement patching and resurfacing, replacement of two bridge decks, and improvements to intersections and pedestrian accommodations. At times during construction, lane closures with width reductions as well as flaggers will be necessary. Every effort will be made to maintain access to homes and businesses during the work, which is expected to be complete in June 2021. 
 
The end result of the project will be a smoother road surface for motorists as well as improved safety for drivers and pedestrians. 
 
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 6 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict6.
5/8/2020 10:13 AM (Updated 5/8/2020 11:20 AM)
Closure of Northwest Highway in Des Plaines

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Northwest Highway (US-14) between Broadway Street and Western Avenue, in Des Plaines, will close, weather permitting, at 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 13.

The closure is necessary to install sewer pipes, as part of the ongoing construction of a new storm water pump station at the Union Pacific Railroad overpass. A detour will direct motorists to Rand Road (US-12), Golf Road (IL-58) and State Street. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained throughout construction. Northwest Highway is expected to reopen in mid-July.

The overall project, which consists of removing the existing structure and building a new storm water pump station, is expected to be completed in June 2021.

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.

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.

5/7/2020 3:36 PM (Updated 5/8/2020 11:22 AM)
Work On IL-116/117 Bridge Begins May 11

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that repairs to the bridge that carries IL-116/117 over the west branch of Panther Creek in Roanoke begin May 11. 

The work will reduce the bridge to one lane with traffic controlled by temporary signals and is expected to be complete in October. 
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com.   
5/7/2020 3:07 PM (Updated 5/9/2020 11:26 AM)
Union County: I-57 Bridge Work begins May 8
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists of an upcoming lane shift on I-57 in Union County. 
Beginning Friday, May 8, at noon, weather permitting, all traffic on I-57 from just south of the Illinois 146 interchange (MP 30) to just north of the Dongola interchange (MP 26) will be shifted to the northbound lanes. Traffic will be in a head-to-head configuration, separated by concrete barrier, with one lane for each direction of travel. 
 
This traffic configuration will be in place until November 15 to facilitate construction of a new bridge carrying southbound I-57 over Big Creek near MP 27. 
 
Motorists should use extreme caution through this work zone and be aware of speed reductions and traffic control devices. 
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
5/7/2020 2:58 PM (Updated 5/7/2020 2:58 PM)
Fifth Avenue Resurfacing Begins This Week
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that starting this week the resurfacing of Fifth Avenue from North Avenue (IL-64), in Melrose Park, to Lake Street, in Maywood, will require daily, intermittent lane closures.
 
The project, which involves patching, resurfacing and constructing new ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, is expected to be completed in 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.
 
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. 
5/5/2020 1:22 PM (Updated 5/9/2020 11:03 AM)
New lane configuration on inbound Kennedy at Canfield

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that as part of ongoing improvements to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90), traffic will be shifted to the right shoulder between Canfield Avenue and Harlem Avenue (IL-43), beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday, May 6. The new configuration was originally scheduled in early April, but postponed due to weather. 

The lane shifts are necessary to complete the installation of new storm sewers.

Stating at 9 p.m., the left shoulder will be closed and traffic on inbound I-90 between Canfield and Harlem avenues will be shifted to the right. This configuration is expected to remain in place through late 2020.

The Kennedy improvements, between Harlem Avenue and I-190, include widening and resurfacing as well as drainage improvements and new noise and retaining walls. A new collector-distributor road will be added at the Cumberland Avenue interchange along the outbound expressway.

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

5/4/2020 5:13 PM (Updated 5/5/2020 12:27 PM)
Fabyan Parkway at Kirk Road Intersection Improvement

Traffic will be shifted to a single lane configuration, north and southbound Kirk Road and east and westbound Fabyan Parkway beginning the week of May 4, 2020 weather permitting and lasting approximately two weeks. The shift will push traffic into one lane in all directions in order to prepare and pour the permanent concrete pavement. This shift in traffic will allow workers safe access in order to continue staged construction operations.

This work is part of the overall intersection reconstruction improvement Project, located on Fabyan Parkway from Kingsland Drive to Paramount Parkway, and on Kirk Road approximately 1,500 feet north and south of the intersection. Additional turn lanes and through lanes will increase safety and improve traffic operations of the intersection. The anticipated completion date for the project is September 30, 2020, weather permitting. The workconsists of tree removal and replacement, earth excavation, storm sewer and drainage structures, water main relocation, hot-mix asphalt pavement, concrete pavement and sidewalk, curb and gutter installation, traffic signal modernization and lighting, shared use path and landscape restoration.
 
Since this improvement is at an existing busy intersection, longer than normal traffic delays are expected during construction. The above-mentioned roads will remain open during construction, but may include temporary daily lane closures and flaggers primarily from 8:00 A.M.to 4:00 P.M. Motorists should expect delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes. Motorists are asked to reduce their speed, watch for construction workers and vehicles entering or leaving the site, obey flaggers and comply with traffic control devices within the work zone. Motorists may want to consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
 
A reminder – it is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway construction work zone. 
5/1/2020 11:08 AM (Updated 5/2/2020 8:43 AM)
Dundee Road resurfacing begins May 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of Dundee Road (IL-68) from Rand Road (US-12) to Kennedy Drive, in Northbrook, will require daily, intermittent lane closures, beginning, weather permitting, Friday, May1.

The project, which also involves constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, modernizing traffic signals, replacing deteriorated medians and curbs and installing lighting, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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.
4/28/2020 11:38 AM (Updated 4/28/2020 11:38 AM)
IDOT News Release: I-39 Work In Woodford County Begins May 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on I-39 between mileposts 14 (El Paso) and 19 in Woodford County begins May 1. 

The work involves pavement patching and resurfacing and will require lane closures in both directions. The project is expected to be complete by the end of October. 
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com.  
4/27/2020 12:01 PM (Updated 4/27/2020 3:34 PM)
La Salle County: I-80 bridge work at Peru begins April 27

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on I-80 between IL-251 (exit 75) and I-39 (exits 79A-B) begins April 27. 

The work involves replacement of the deck and beams on the bridges that carry I-80 over the Little Vermilion River as well as repairs to the bridges over Raccuglia Drive and East Third Road. All ramps at the IL-351 interchange (exit 77) will remain open during construction, which is expected to be complete in fall 2021. 
 
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 3 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict3
4/24/2020 3:23 PM (Updated 4/27/2020 11:53 AM)
IL-6 resurfacing in Peoria begins April 29

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction on IL-6 between War Memorial Drive (US-150) and Knoxville Avenue (IL-40) in Peoria begins April 29. 

The work involves pavement patching and resurfacing on IL-6, which will require lane closures in both directions, as well as the ramps at the Allen Road and Knoxville Avenue interchanges (exits 5 and 6). Construction is expected to last until October. 
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 
4/24/2020 3:12 PM (Updated 5/28/2020 11:32 AM)
UPDATE: Bridge Terminal Joint Repair Project to Start on US-31 and US-20

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the beginning of a bridge terminal joint repair project that will take place at 114 various locations across the Northwest District. Work will begin in the South Bend Area and move west across the district. 

The first traffic restriction is set for NB and SB US-31 from April 27 to April 29 between reference point 242.3 and 243.2. Work will then continue on EB and WB US-20 from April 29 to May 1 between reference point 70.1 and 77.5 Drivers should expect lane closures in these areas between 5:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. each day. 
 
Each location for this project is expected to be completed in one to two days, weather permitting. The entire project is expected to be finished in the beginning of October, 2020. 
 
INDOT encourages drivers to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, exercise caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones.
 
31 and 20
4/21/2020 11:23 AM (Updated 4/25/2020 10:45 AM)
Galesburg: I-74 resurfacing begins April 27

Work zone between Main Street, US-34 at Galesburg 

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction along Interstate 74 between the Main Street and US-34 interchanges at Galesburg begins April 27. 
 
The work involves pavement patching and resurfacing, upgrades to guardrails, drainage and lighting, and new pavement markings and will require a lane closure in each direction. Additionally, the same work is planned for the ramps at the US-34 interchange (exits 46A and B) during weekends. The ramps will be closed between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday, and a detour will be posted. The entire project is expected to be complete by October. 
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 
4/21/2020 11:08 AM (Updated 4/21/2020 12:45 PM)
IL-120 Resurfacing Begins This Week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of IL-120 from IL-47, in Woodstock, to Martin Road, in McHenry, will require daily lane closures beginning, weather permitting, the week of April 20.

The project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 7.8 mile stretch of IL-120, constructing new ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated curbs and performing drainage improvements, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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.  
4/20/2020 10:28 AM (Updated 4/20/2020 3:31 PM)
Polo to Dixon: Work On IL-26 Begins April 20

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on IL-26 from Wilson Street in Polo to Liberty Court in Dixon begins the week of April 20.

The work involves patching and resurfacing the 9.9-mile section of IL-26. Daytime lane closures will be required for the duration of the project, which is anticipated to be completed by the end of October.
 
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 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.  
4/17/2020 11:19 AM (Updated 4/20/2020 10:34 AM)
IL-31 Resurfacing Begins May 4

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of IL-31 from Shamrock Lane, in McHenry, to north of Edgewood Road, in Prairie Grove, will require daily, intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 4. 

The project, which consists of resurfacing the 2.3 mile stretch of IL-31, installing a centerline rumble strip and new shoulders, is expected to be completed in 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. 
4/15/2020 2:31 PM (Updated 4/20/2020 10:42 AM)
Lane Closures on Algonquin Road begin May 5

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a bridge deck overlay with joint repairs on the Algonquin Road (IL-62) bridge over the Fox River, in Algonquin, will require lane closures beginning, weather permitting, May 5.

In order to complete the project, Algonquin Road from Main Street to Highland Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
 
The project is expected to be completed in 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.
4/15/2020 2:23 PM (Updated 4/20/2020 10:43 AM)
Lane Closure Scheduled For WB Outside Lane Of US-12

The adjacent WB inside passing lane will remain open, and the lane of traffic will be 12 ft. wide.
This project is for construction of the Singing Sands Trail and is being completed by Primera Engineers, Ltd. The road is expected to reopen in mid-November, 2020. All work is weather dependent.
INDOT encourages drivers to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, exercise caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. 

US 12

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4/10/2020 3:09 PM (Updated 4/20/2020 10:44 AM)
McCormick Boulevard Resurfacing Begins April 27

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of McCormick Boulevard from Devon Avenue, in Lincolnwood to Dempster Street, in Skokie, will require daytime lane closures, beginning, weather permitting, April 27.

The project, which consists of patching and resurfacing the 3 mile stretch of McCormick Boulevard, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated curbs and drainage improvements, is expected to be completed in 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.  
4/10/2020 11:15 AM (Updated 4/11/2020 11:03 AM)
Western Avenue Bridge Rehab Begins April 15

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the rehabilitation of the Western Avenue bridge over the Cal Sag Channel, in Blue Island, will begin, weather permitting, Wednesday, April 15.

To accommodate the work, Western Avenue from Grove Street to Des Plaines Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction, with lane widths reduced to 9.6 feet. Access to businesses within the work zone will be maintained during construction.
 
The project involves removing and replacing the south approach and structural steel repairs to the north span and truss. Along with deck patching and installing new LED roadway lighting and ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps.
 
The work is expected to be completed in December 2021.
 
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.
 
Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com. 
4/10/2020 9:46 AM (Updated 4/11/2020 11:04 AM)
2020 Resurfacing Program Kane County

Construction for the Annual County Resurfacing program is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, April 13, 2020, weather permitting. Construction work hours will be from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday requiring temporary daily lane closures and flaggers directing traffic for the safety of the workers and the travelling public. The resurfacing process is part of our annual maintenance to increase the longevity of County roads. The program will consist of milling and resurfacing, structure adjustments, curb and gutter replacement work on portions of roads, guardrail replacement, and application of pavement markings. This work is anticipated to take approximately six months to complete, weather permitting. Listed below are the portions of roads to be resurfaced with curb and gutter replacement noted.

 

 

County Highway

From

To

Activity

Big Timber Road

Harmony Road

IL Route 72

Resurfacing and Guardrail Replacement

Randall Road

1,880 ft North of

Longmeadow Parkway.

County Line Road.

Resurfacing and Curb and Gutter Replacement

Plank Road

3,475 ft East of

Main Street

US Route 20

Resurfacing, Curb and Gutter

Replacement, and Guardrail

Replacement

Huntley Road

Kreutzer Road

685 ft West of

Galligan Road

Resurfacing

Orchard Road

1,625 ft North of

Sullivan Road

Indian Trail

Resurfacing and Curb and Gutter Replacement

 

 

The above-mentioned roads will remain open during construction, but may include temporary daily lane closures and flaggers, primarily from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Orchard and Randall Road, and 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Big Timber, Plank, and Huntley Road. Motorists should expect long delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes. Motorists are asked to  reduce their speed, watch for construction workers and vehicles entering or leaving the site, obey flaggers and comply with traffic control devices within the work zone. Motorists may want to consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.

 

        A reminder – it is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway construction work zone.

  

Questions and concerns may be directed to David Sitko at (630) 313-0754.

 

For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.

 

Work Zone Safety Alert

 

Drivers in this project area should be prepared to reduce their speed, exercise caution, watch for construction workers and construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices within the work zone. Drivers should expect delays and may want to add additional time to their commutes and consider the use of alternate routes while this work is completed. KDOT reminds drivers that is illegal to talk on a cell phone or text while driving through a highway construction work zone. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375.

 

Click this link to find out how Kane County Drivers can “make zero fatalities a reality.”  

4/9/2020 2:42 PM (Updated 4/11/2020 3:12 PM)
US- 34 bridge at Monmouth to close April 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the bridge that carries US-34 over US-67 just south of Monmouth will close April 15. 

The closure is necessary for an overhaul of the bridge, including resurfacing, structural repairs, deck rehabilitation and lighting upgrades. Motorists must follow the posted detour during the work, which is expected to be complete in October. 
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com. 
 
4/9/2020 11:45 AM (Updated 4/9/2020 11:46 AM)
Closure Scheduled for Passing Lanes and Inside Shoulders of EB and WB I-80/90
The Indiana Department of Transportation will be closing the EB and WB inside passing lanes and shoulders of the I-80/90 Toll Road from mile marker 52 to 54 beginning Monday, April 13th at 6 a.m. The passing lanes and inside shoulders are expected to be reopened by late afternoon on Friday, April 17.
 
This closure is part of the project to reconstruct the US-20 bridge that crosses over the toll road. The lane closures on US-20 will continue until the project is completed, which is expected to be in the beginning of November, 2020. 
 
INDOT encourages drivers to allow extra time when driving through this area. Drivers should slow down, exercise caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. All work is weather dependent. 
I8090 under 20
4/9/2020 7:12 AM (Updated 4/9/2020 12:40 PM)
Des Plaines River Road resurfacing begins April 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of Des Plaines River Road from Foster Avenue, in Schiller Park, to First Avenue (IL-171), in River Grove, passing through Franklin Park, will require daytime lane closures beginning, weather permitting, April 13.

The project, which consists of resurfacing the 4.4 mile stretch of Des Plaines River Road, constructing new shoulders and ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, replacing deteriorated curbs and drainage improvements, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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. 
4/7/2020 12:39 PM (Updated 4/11/2020 9:41 AM)
UPDATE: New lane configuration on inbound Kennedy at Canfield

4/9 UPDATE: Lane shifts on inbound Kennedy between Canfield and Harlem avenue has been postponed until further notice.

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that as part of ongoing improvements to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90), traffic will be shifted to the right shoulder between Canfield Avenue and Harlem Avenue (I-43) beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, April 9.

The lane shifts are necessary to complete the installation of new storm sewers.

Stating at 9 p.m., the left shoulder will be closed and traffic on inbound I-90 between Canfield and Harlem avenues will be shifted to the right. This configuration is expected to remain in place through late 2020.
 
The Kennedy improvements, between Harlem Avenue and Interstate 190, include widening and resurfacing as well as drainage improvements and new noise and retaining walls. A new collector-distributor road will be added at the Cumberland Avenue interchange along the outbound expressway.
 
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.
4/7/2020 12:30 PM (Updated 4/9/2020 8:35 PM)
Intersection Improvements at US-6 and 179th Street
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that improvements to the intersection of US-6 and 179th Street, in Orland Park, will begin, weather permitting, Tuesday, April 21.
In order to complete the work, the intersection will have daily lanes width reductions from 12 feet to 10 feet, with occasional lane closures.
 
The project, which includes reconstructing and aligning the skewed intersection to meet at a 90-degree angle, installing new traffic signals and ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, is expected to be complete in December.
 
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.
4/7/2020 10:23 AM (Updated 4/7/2020 10:40 AM)
McLean County: I-55 resurfacing underway

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that resurfacing of I-55 between Lexington and the Livingston County line is underway.

The work will require lane closures in both directions and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30. 
 
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.
4/6/2020 11:43 AM (Updated 4/6/2020 11:43 AM)
I-55 pavement work begins Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that pavement repairs on I-55 between Gardner and Braidwood will begin, Monday, April 6.

The work involves patching, resurfacing of shoulders and the resurfacing of the ramps at the Gardner interchange (exit 227). Lane closures will be required between Gardner and the Red Road interchange (exit 233).

The repairs are part of a larger resurfacing and bridge repair project on I-55 expected to be complete by early fall 2021.

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 3 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict3 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.

4/3/2020 4:50 PM (Updated 4/7/2020 10:50 AM)
IDOT news release: I-74 traffic switch underway
Rebuild of eastbound lanes in Woodford County to last into fall
 
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that traffic on I- 74 between mileposts 109 and 118 in southern Woodford County has switched to the westbound lanes in both directions. 
 
The switch is necessary to accommodate the reconstruction of the eastbound lanes within the work zone and is expected to last into late fall. 
 
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. 
 
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4/3/2020 11:36 AM (Updated 4/3/2020 12:23 PM)
Construction Scheduled to Begin on New Ramp Connecting Northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to Northbound I-57

Construction of the new ramp to connect the northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to northbound I-57 is scheduled to begin in April as work resumes to complete the second phase of the Tri-State Tollway (I-294)/I-57 Interchange Project.                                                                                                                                                                    

Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the construction work zone. Work to construct this ramp is expected to last two years.
 
“The Illinois Tollway promotes safety of both drivers and workers as we plan and implement roadway improvements,” said Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez. “We will make every effort to minimize the impact of construction on our customers and ask drivers to please be patient and obey the work zone speed limits.”
 
Weather permitting, beginning the week of April 6, traffic on northbound I-294 will be reduced from four to three lanes so construction work for the new ramp can begin adjacent to northbound I-294. Traffic is scheduled to remain in this configuration through the end of the year.
 
On I-57 and 147th Street, lane closures and traffic shifts will also be put in place later this spring and summer to accommodate ramp construction.
 
This work is part of the second phase of the I-294/I-57 Interchange Project, which is building four new ramps to connect southbound I-57 to I-294 and 294 to northbound I-57. As part of this work, the I-57 median will be reconstructed and the I-57 mainline will be widened. This work also includes drainage improvements, erosion and sediment control, retaining wall and bridge construction.
 
Maps and construction information about the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) I-57 Interchange Project is available on the Tollway’s website at illinoistollway.com in the Projects section.
 
The I-294/I-57 Interchange Project is funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois Tollway’s 15-year program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.
 
The new interchange is improving travel by providing customers with completed access between the two interstates. For the first time, the new I-294/I-57 Interchange provides motorists with access between I-294 and I-57, including a new interchange at 147th Street. The complete interchange will reduce congestion on local routes, enhance economic development and improve regional mobility. The all-electronic interstate-to-interstate connection better serves commuters and freight operators while opening access for local communities. 
4/2/2020 11:35 AM (Updated 4/6/2020 7:35 PM)
US-30 Bridge Work in Joliet Starts this Week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that starting this week a bridge deck overlay with joint repairs on US-30 over the CN Railroad tracks between Maple and Walnut streets, in Joliet, will require lane closures and width restrictions.

In order to complete the project, US-30 will be reduced to one lane in each direction with a width restriction of 8 ft. 6 in.
 
The work is expected to be completed, weather permitting, in November.
 
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.
4/2/2020 10:35 AM (Updated 4/22/2020 4:41 PM)
Higgins Road Resurfacing begins April 6
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that resurfacing of Higgins Road (IL-72) from Commonwealth Drive to Glen Lake Road, in Hoffman Estates, passing through South Barrington and Schaumburg, will require daily, intermittent lane closures beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 6.
 
In addition, motorists can also expect periodic overnight lane closures at the Sutton Road (IL-59) and Higgins Road intersection. During that time, one lane in each direction will be maintained.
 
The project, which consists of resurfacing the 8-mile stretch of Higgins Road, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and replacing deteriorated curbs, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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.
3/31/2020 12:46 PM (Updated 4/1/2020 11:12 AM)
Niles Center Road Rsurfacing begins This Week

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that starting this week resurfacing of Niles Center Road from Touhy Avenue to Church Street, in Skokie, will require daily, intermittent lane closures, access to local residences will be maintained.

The project, which consists of resurfacing Niles Center Road and constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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. 
3/31/2020 12:42 PM (Updated 3/31/2020 1:14 PM)
Montrose Avenue Brdge Over Kennedy Closing Monday

 The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the Montrose Avenue bridge over the Kennedy Expressway (I- 90/94) will close, weather permitting, by 5 a.m. Monday, March 30.
 
The closure is necessary to demolish and reconstruct the bridge. A detour will direct traffic to Cicero Avenue (IL-50), Irving Park Road (IL-19) and Pulaski Road.

Motorists should expect overnight lane and ramp closures on the Kennedy and the Edens Expressway approaching Montrose Avenue nightly after 9 p.m. Additionally, the Kennedy express lanes may be closed at times to facilitate bridge work. Throughout construction, access to the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue Line station at Montrose Avenue will be maintained.

The project, which includes, removing and replacing the existing bridge and approach pavement, upgrading existing lighting and installing lighting under the bridge and over the CTA station, is expected to be completed in December.

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 remain 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. 

3/27/2020 4:42 PM (Updated 4/6/2020 6:59 PM)
Rockford: Work on I-39, US 20 begins April 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on I-39 from Baxter Road to the Harrison Avenue interchange and US-20 from Alpine Road to I-39 will begin on April 1.

The work involves pavement upgrades and restoration to the I-39 and US-20 roadways. Work will begin at Baxter Road with a four-day interchange closure followed by pre-staging work for sequenced lane closures and traffic shifts along I-39 and US-20.
 
Updates on traffic pattern changes will be provided to media outlets on a regular basis.
 
Sequenced lane closures, traffic shifts, and detours will be utilized during this project. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction at various stages of the improvement with major delays anticipated.
 
All motorists are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid the delays and congestion. Work is expected to be completed by October 31, 2020.
 
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 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.
3/27/2020 12:43 PM (Updated 3/27/2020 12:43 PM)
Wataga: US-34/IL-167 work begins April 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that improvements to the intersection of US-34 and IL-167 in Wataga begin April 1. 

The work involves road resurfacing and replacement of culverts and guardrails and will require closure of Depot Road and the reduction of IL-167 to one lane at US-34. Depot Road traffic will use the marked detour, and IL-167 traffic will be controlled by temporary signals during the project, which is expected to be complete 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. 

Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.

Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.

3/26/2020 11:35 AM (Updated 3/26/2020 11:38 AM)
Next Phase of Byrne Improvements begins Friday with Closure of Jackson Boulevard over Kennedy

Progress continues this year with several ramp, mainline Kennedy, Ryan improvements

The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public that the next major phase of the Jane Byrne Interchange project will begin with the upcoming closure of the Jackson Boulevard bridge over the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94). The bridge project marks the first of several traffic impacts this construction season that will result in safer, smoother travel through the interchange. 
 
“This coming year will see significant progress with the reconstruction of the Jane Byrne Interchange, and we look forward to the many improvements to come,” said Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. “We appreciate the public’s continued patience. We ask that they drop their devices, be on the alert for changes in traffic patterns and give their undivided attention going through this and all other work zones.” 
 
To remove the existing bridge over the expressway, Jackson Boulevard between Halsted Street and Des Plaines Avenue will close starting, weather permitting, at 5 a.m. Friday, March 27.
 
A detour will direct vehicular traffic east on Jackson Boulevard, south on Halsted Street, east on Van Buren Street and north on Jefferson Street to reconnect with Jackson Boulevard. 
 
Pedestrians should use the Van Buren Street bridge as an alternate route. Bicyclists will be detoured south on Halsted Street, east on Harrison Street and north on Clinton Street to reconnect with Jackson Boulevard.
 
The Jackson Boulevard entrance ramp to the outbound Kennedy also will close, with a detour directing traffic north on Halsted Street to enter the expressway via Madison Street. The inbound Kennedy exit ramp to Jackson Boulevard will close as well, with motorists directed to exit at Monroe Street and access Jackson Boulevard via Des Plaines Avenue.
 
The new Jackson Boulevard bridge is expected to open in 2022. The structure will have two lanes and a dedicated bike lane, as well as sidewalks on both sides, enhancing connections and improving safety for all transportation users in the surrounding neighborhoods. 
 
For more information and to view a construction overview video, visit www.janebyrneinterchange.org.
 
Other significant impacts at the Jane Byrne this year include:
 Additional details, schedules and impacts to traffic will be shared in advance, closer to the individual project start dates.  
 
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
 
Recently, IDOT unveiled a new mobile-friendly website that features a detailed project timeline with an interactive map, photo galleries and the ability to submit questions and comments to the project team via a “Contact Us” link. For more information, visit www.janebyrneinterchange.org
 
The improved Jane Byrne Interchange will be complete in 2022.
3/26/2020 10:03 AM (Updated 6/15/2020 8:43 AM)
Lane restrictions scheduled for US-20 bridge over Toll Road

US-20 will be restricted to one lane in each direction for reconstruction of the bridge over the I-80/90 Toll Road starting on or after Wednesday, April 1.

The lane restriction will be between CR-150 E and CR-175 E. This project is expected to be completed by November 2020. 
 
The project will be completed in two phases. During phase one of the project, the existing westbound lanes on the north side of the bridge will be used for one lane in each direction.Traffic will switch to the south side of the bridge during phase two. 
3/25/2020 3:28 PM (Updated 3/25/2020 3:29 PM)
Greene County: Work on IL-267 begins March 30

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that IL-267 at Apple Creek, approximately 9 miles north of Greenfield, will be restricted to one lane beginning Monday, March 30. 

Two-way traffic will be maintained by the use of temporary traffic signals. This work is necessary to construct a new bridge deck and is expected to be completed by November. 
 
Drivers are urged to reduce speed, be alert for changing conditions, obey all construction signage, and refrain from using mobile devices while approaching and traveling through the work zone.
 
For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.
3/25/2020 2:16 PM (Updated 3/25/2020 2:21 PM)
Winnebago County: Work on IL-251 begins March 30

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on IL-251 from the Wisconsin state line to south of Forest Hills Road in Machesney Park will begin on March 30.

The work involves pavement patching, resurfacing, guardrail reconstruction, and traffic signal updates. Nightly lane closures will be utilized from Forest Hills Road to Elevator/Hononegah Road. Daytime lane closures will be utilized from Elevator/Hononegah Road to the Wisconsin State Line during the work.
 
In-roadway work is expected to be completed by October 9.
 
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 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2
3/25/2020 1:45 PM (Updated 3/25/2020 1:45 PM)
Effingham County: I-70 work resumes March 23

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that construction in the I-70 work zone between Altamont and the Little Wabash River resumes March 23. 

The work involves installing a concrete barrier wall for two-way traffic in the westbound lanes while the eastbound lanes are rebuilt, which is expected to be complete in November. Several emergency pull-off areas both east- and westbound are in the work zone and are clearly marked for motorists' use.
 
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, maintain the posted 55 mph speed limit in the work zone, 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.
3/18/2020 3:44 PM (Updated 3/18/2020 3:44 PM)
Woodford County: I-39 Pavement Repairs Begin March 16

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that pavement repairs on I-39 in Woodford County begin March 16.

The work involves patching and resurfacing from mileposts 19 to 23, between El Paso and Minonk, and will require lane closures in both directions. The project is expected to last through October.
 
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. When feasible, use of alternate routes to avoid the work area should be considered. Drivers are also urged to pay close attention to changing conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers, as well as equipment.
 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.    
3/12/2020 12:03 PM (Updated 3/17/2020 3:38 PM)
IL-78 in Knox County to Cose March 16

Bridge, culvert replacement on tap

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that IL-78, about a mile south of the intersection with IL-8 in Knox County, will close March 16.

The closure is necessary to replace the bridge over West Kickapoo Fork Creek and a box culvert south of the bridge. A detour will be posted utilizing West Graham Chapel Road and North Wiley Road. The road is scheduled to be reopened in early September and all work finished by October.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. 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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4

3/11/2020 12:30 PM (Updated 3/17/2020 3:40 PM)
Construction Resumes In Janesville Area

As the spring season approaches, Interstate 39/90 construction will begin another season in the Janesville area. This week, crews will resume work on I-39/90 from Kennedy Road, north of the WIS 26 interchange (Exit 171A), to the I-39/90 and US 14 interchange (Exit 171B) in Janesville. This section of work is anticipated to be completed in fall 2021.

Electronic weekly construction updates for this project will begin on Friday (March 13), and continue through the 20202-2021 construction seasons.

What you need to know:

The I-39/90 construction work in Janesville is scheduled to be completed in fall 2021.

In 2022, US 14/Humes Road will be reconstructed to an urban roadway between Deerfield Drive and WIS 26/Milton Avenue (view the US 14 planned improvements). A sidewalk/shared used path will be built on each side as part of the project. Lane and turn restrictions are anticipated during this six-month project, as well as full closure of US 14 from Pontiac Drive to Milton Avenue (view the construction staging). Motorists will be required to use alternate routes.

Forward this email to family, friends and co-workers who travel this area, and encourage them to sign up for project email updates! You can also share the post on the I-39/90 Project Facebook page

3/10/2020 2:41 PM (Updated 6/6/2020 3:30 PM)
I-74 Rebuild Underway Soon
Update: The striping, signing and barrier wall placement is expected to last about two weeks, at which time two-way traffic in the westbound lanes will begin.
 
Preparation for eastbound construction begins March 11

 

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work to prepare the eastbound lanes of I-74 between mileposts 109 and 120 for reconstruction begins March 11.

 
The work involves striping and signing ahead of placing a barrier wall for two-way traffic in the westbound lanes, which will begin March 16. Construction in the eastbound lanes is expected to be complete in the fall.
 
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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 
3/10/2020 1:47 PM (Updated 3/17/2020 3:42 PM)
Rockford: Work On US-20/IL-2 Interchange Resumes March 16
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on US-20/IL-2 interchange will resume March 16.
 
The contractor is resurfacing US-20 and IL-2, replacing the bridges carrying US-20 over IL-2, and rebuilding the existing cloverleaf interchange as a diamond interchange with new signal installations at the ramp intersections with IL-2.
 
To allow continued traffic movement, crossovers, detours and lane reductions using flaggers will be utilized as needed. US-20 traffic control includes placing barrier wall for head to head traffic in the eastbound lanes.
 
The westbound traffic exiting onto Illinois 2 should continue using existing US 20 exit ramp. To go west on US-20 from Illinois 2, traffic will need to follow the marked detour: north on Illinois 2, west on Springfield Avenue, west on Montague Road to US-20 westbound. This project is estimated to be completed by October 30.
 
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 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2
3/10/2020 1:31 PM (Updated 3/17/2020 3:46 PM)
IL-117 Prep Work begins March 12
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work to prepare IL-117 between Goodfield and Eureka for resurfacing begins March 12.
The work involves tree removal and relocation of utilities and will require intermittent lane closures. The entire project is expected to be complete 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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 
3/10/2020 1:26 PM (Updated 3/17/2020 3:48 PM)
Massac County: I-24 Bridge Replacement Begins March 16

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists of an upcoming bridge construction project on I-24 between mileposts 34 and 36 in Massac County, north of Metropolis, beginning March 16, weather permitting.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with the use of crossovers during construction of the structure, this traffic configuration will be in place until November 15, to facilitate construction of a new bridge in the northbound/westbound lanes.
 
Local traffic should be aware that Country Club Road will also be reconstructed within the work zone at this time.Country Club Road will be reduced to one lane and closed at times during construction of the structure.
 
Motorists should use extreme caution through this work zone and be aware of speed reductions and traffic control devices.
 
For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.
3/9/2020 3:03 PM (Updated 3/17/2020 3:52 PM)
Lane Closures Set March 9 For IL-167 At Wataga

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work to prepare the intersection of IL-167 and Depot Road in Wataga for a culvert replacement begins Monday, March 9.

The preliminary work involves tree removal, relocation of utilities and a temporary widening, and will require intermittent lane closures. The entire project 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 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com and www.gettingaroundpeoria.com.     
3/6/2020 11:17 AM (Updated 3/7/2020 8:39 AM)
Second Year of I-55 bridge Work in Will County to Begin

Extra safety measures in place for final year of two-year project, backups anticipated   

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a project to replace the bridge decks on I-55 over the BNSF Railroad and Grant Creek, south of Arsenal Road in Will County, resumes, weather permitting, Friday, March 6. Temporary northbound lane closures are scheduled the next two weekends with the permanent work zone anticipated to be in place March 16.

Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, March 6, northbound I-55 will be reduced to a single lane between River Road and Arsenal Road. All lanes reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, March 9. The same northbound closures and hours will be in effect, weather permitting, the weekend of Friday, March 13. 
 
The weekend closures are necessary to make temporary pavement repairs so northbound I-55 can accommodate both directions of traffic when work resumes on replacing the southbound I-55 bridge decks. 
 
That will occur on March 16 at 5 a.m., weather permitting, when I-55 will be reduced to a single lane in both directions between River Road and Arsenal Road. Later this construction season, I-55 will remain one lane in each direction but shift to the southbound lanes while the northbound bridge decks are replaced.
 
The entire project is due to wrap up and all lanes reopen in late fall. 
 
Backups and congestion approaching the work zone should be anticipated at all times. Motorists must slow down, put down their phones and devices, avoid all distractions and give their undivided attention to traffic control signs and changing conditions in and around the work zone.
 
Special precautions again will be implemented to enhance safety. Signs will be posted several miles in advance in both directions. Temporary rumble strips also will be installed to alert approaching motorists. The work zone speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph, with Illinois State Police dedicating special patrols in the area at all times to enforce all traffic laws.
 
Additionally, a dynamic merge system, commonly referred to as a zipper merge, will be used this year to help manage congestion and reduce travel times through the work zone. Digital message signs will advise motorists when to move out of the left lane and prepare to enter the work zone.  During uncongested traffic, motorists will be instructed to slow down and move to the right lane well in advance of the work zone.  During more congested periods, drivers will be encouraged to use both lanes, taking turns merging into the open lane at the point the left lane is closed.  
3/5/2020 9:54 AM (Updated 6/15/2020 8:43 AM)
Villa Grove: IL-130 Bridge Replacement Begins In March

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work to replace the bridge that carries Sycamore Street (IL-130) over the Embarras River in Villa Grove will begin the week of March 9.

The removal of the current bridge will be done in stages to maintain two-way traffic, which will be controlled by temporary signals. The new bridge will consist of new abutments, piers, girders and concrete driving lanes as well as the addition of a multi-use path.
 
Major construction is expected to be complete by mid-December, with any remaining minor work finished by June 2021.
 
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.  
3/2/2020 9:26 AM (Updated 3/7/2020 8:43 AM)
Park Ridge: Northwest Highway Resurfacing Begins March 2

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that resurfacing of Northwest Highway (US-14) from Miner Street to Merrill Street in Park Ridge will require daily lane closures beginning March 2, weather permitting.

The project, which consists of resurfacing the 3.5 mile stretch of Northwest Highway, constructing new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and replacing deteriorated curbs and sidewalks, is expected to be completed in November.
 
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.  
2/25/2020 10:18 AM (Updated 2/29/2020 8:39 AM)
Work On IL-123 Over I-55 Begins March 2

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that repairs to the bridge that carries IL-123 over I-55 at Williamsville will begin Monday, March 2.

The work involves bridge deck replacement and will be done in stages to maintain two-way traffic on IL-123 with lane width restrictions. There also will be periodic nighttime lane closures on I-55. All construction is expected to be complete by Nov. 30.
 
The repairs to the bridge are part of IDOT’s Transportation Asset Management Plan and will prolong the life of the structure. As a result, motorists will have a smoother road surface that is free of potholes.
 
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 6 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict6 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.    
2/21/2020 11:24 AM (Updated 2/22/2020 8:57 AM)
East Peoria: Riverfront Drive Ramp To Washington Street Closes Feb. 24

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the ramp from Riverfront Drive to eastbound Washington Street in East Peoria will close Monday, Feb. 24.

The closure is necessary to allow reconstruction of the ramp to accommodate future detour traffic from I-74. All current eastbound Washington Street traffic will be detoured to westbound Washington toward the Bob Michel Bridge (IL-40) and River Road.
 
The ramp is expected to reopen in its original configuration by Thanksgiving, when construction on the Murray Baker Bridge (I-74) is complete.
  
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.
 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.
 
Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.
2/20/2020 11:54 AM (Updated 2/22/2020 8:59 AM)
IL-13 Lane Shift Underway

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL-13 through Carbondale in Jackson County of an upcoming LANE SHIFT.
 
Beginning Monday, November 25, 2019 at 4:00 P.M., eastbound traffic on IL-13 will be shifted to the westbound lanes via cross-over from Giant City Road to Reed Station Road. Traffic will be in a head-to-head configuration with two lanes of traffic for each direction of travel.
 
This traffic configuration will be in place throughout the construction season of 2020.
 
Motorists should use extreme caution through this work zone and be aware of speed reductions and traffic control devices. 

11/25/2019 4:09 PM (Updated 1/2/2020 10:59 AM)
Jefferson County: I-57 Lane Closures Begin June 17

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on I-57 south of Mount Vernon of upcoming bridge construction.
 
Beginning Monday night, June 17, weather permitting, work will begin on the bridges near milepost 85 between Mount Vernon and Ina. The contractor will be allowed to close one lane of traffic on I-57 between 7 pm and 7 am for preliminary patching and shoulder work. All lanes will be open during daytime hours, and lane shifts will be used to facilitate construction of the new bridges.

Motorist should reduce speed, be alert to equipment and workers and use extreme caution when traveling through this area. To avoid any delays motorists should seek an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.

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

6/13/2019 11:18 AM (Updated 6/15/2019 8:43 AM)
I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction

PROJECT AREA
The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project is part of an overall plan to improve the I-74 corridor from Moline, Illinois to Davenport, Iowa. Between 2017 and 2021, construction will take place between Avenue of the Cities in Moline and Middle Road in Bettendorf. The project includes the replacement of the I-74 bridges over the Mississippi River as well as interchange ramp reconfigurations and local roadway improvements.

I-74 Corridor Limits

I-74 Study Area


I-74 Study Area

I-74 MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE

MAINLINE

DOWNTOWN BETTENDORF

MIDDLE ROAD

U.S. 67 DIAGONAL CONNECTOR

DOWNTOWN MOLINE

AVENUE OF THE CITIES

3/20/2019 8:01 AM (Updated 12/23/2019 9:31 AM)
Keep Us Alive Drive 45

Keep Us Alive Drive 45 is our commitment to keep workers and motorists safe in work zones. Each year, many people are killed in construction zone accidents, both commuters and workers. Please abide the posted speed limit in work zones. When workers are present, it's 45 M.P.H. - It's The Law.

Join us in our pledge to increase awareness and promote safe driving in our work zones by displaying an orange ribbon. Together we can make our roadways a safer place to commute and work. With your help, we can see to it that a construction zone is not an end zone.

8/21/2006 12:00 AM (Updated 1/21/2015 10:29 AM)

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