DOWNERS GROVE, IL – A new long-term closure and detour is scheduled to begin this week at the I-290/I-88 Interchange at the Tri-State Tollway (I-294), along with ongoing overnight closures and detours of additional ramps through November as work continues to reconstruct and reconfigure the interchange. Delays are expected.
addition, the ramp connecting northbound I-294 to westbound Roosevelt
Road, which has been closed since May, is scheduled to reopen.
Construction and electronic message signs will be in place in advance to alert drivers to the ramp and lane closures, traffic shifts and detours. Up-to-date closure information will be available in the Illinois Tollway’s Daily Construction Alerts. All work is weather dependent.
Beginning overnight Friday, November 4, the ramp connecting northbound I-294 to eastbound I-290 is scheduled to close through the end of the year for roadway and ramp reconstruction work. A detour will be posted routing traffic through the St. Charles Road Interchange to access eastbound I-290. The ramp is scheduled to remain closed through the end of the year.
addition, one night of single lane closures will be needed on
northbound I-294 between Roosevelt Road and I-88 to prepare for the ramp
the work cannot be completed as scheduled, a backup closure will be scheduled during the week of November 6.
long-term closures of the ramps carrying westbound I-290 to northbound
I-294 and westbound Roosevelt Road to southbound I-294 will continue in
In November, temporary overnight interchange ramp closures for reconstruction work will include:
- The ramp connecting southbound I-294 to eastbound I-290. Traffic will be routed onto westbound I-290 to York Street and then through the interchange to access eastbound I-290.
- The ramps connecting eastbound I-88 to northbound I-294 and westbound I-290. Traffic will be routed onto eastbound I-290 to Mannheim Road and then through the interchange to access westbound I-290.
- The ramp connecting eastbound Roosevelt Road to eastbound I-290. Traffic will be routed to northbound Mannheim Road to access eastbound I-290.