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Travel Time Watch Zones

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

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Travel Time Watch Zones
Roadway Congestion From To Travel Time (minutes) Average Travel Time (minutes) Distance (miles) Speed (mph)
SB Stevenson Expy Heavy congestion Dan Ryan Harlem Ave 37 28 8.9 miles 14 mph
EB I-290 Uncongested Lake Cook Rd IL-83 17 12 18.2 miles 56 mph
EB Kennedy Expy Medium congestion OHare Montrose Ave 21 14 8.5 miles 24 mph
SB Bishop Ford Fwy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange (via Dan Ryan) I-80 (via Bishop Ford) 54 35 22.4 miles 25 mph
NB Edens Expy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange (via Kennedy) Lake Cook Rd (via Edens) 53 35 22.8 miles 25 mph
EB I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expy) Medium congestion Roosevelt Rd US-12 38 28 10.4 miles 17 mph
EB I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expy) Medium congestion Roosevelt Rd US-12 38 28 10.4 miles 17 mph
WB I-90/94 (Kennedy Expy) Heavy congestion Jackson Blvd Edens Junction 43 34 8.0 miles 11 mph
WB I-90/94 (Kennedy Expy) Heavy congestion Jackson Blvd Edens Junction 43 34 8.0 miles 11 mph
NB I-55 (Stevenson Expy) Medium congestion near California Ave EB I-90 27 20 8.5 miles 19 mph
EB I-94 (Bishop Ford Fwy) Light congestion Woodlawn Ave I-294 17 10 10.1 miles 36 mph
WB Kennedy Expy Heavy congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange Montrose Ave 39 19 8.1 miles 12 mph
WB Kennedy Expy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange OHare 49 34 16.4 miles 17 mph
SB Dan Ryan Expy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange 95th St (via Express) 41 22 11.1 miles 16 mph
WB Kennedy Expy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange IL-43 (Harlem Ave) 47 30 11.9 miles 15 mph
SB Dan Ryan Expy Medium congestion I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange 95th St (via Locals) 38 23 11.1 miles 17 mph

Major Incidents

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

Major Incidents
SB I-55 (Stevenson Expy) near IL-50 Incident 286.7 Various lanes closed Updated 12/5/23 3:05 PM Unknown IDOT
SB I-57 near Grinnell Rd Traffic is being detoured at mile marker 315. 312.5 Various lanes closed Updated 12/5/23 11:31 AM 12/5/23 3:19 PM IDOT
NEB US-34 from 22nd Rd to 22nd Rd Detoured using IL-23 to US-52 to IL-47 All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 8/18/23 4:46 PM 12/31/23 11:59 PM IDOT
SWB US-34 from 22nd Rd to near 22nd Rd Detoured using IL-23 to US-52 to IL-47 All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 8/18/23 4:46 PM 12/31/23 11:59 PM IDOT
SEB IL-62 near IL-25 Incident Various lanes closed Updated 12/5/23 2:54 PM Unknown IDOT
NWB MO-77 at Levee Rd MO-77 is CLOSED Northbound due to OTHER. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 8/23/23 2:01 PM Unknown MoDOT
SEB MO-77 near Levee Rd MO-77 is CLOSED Southbound due to OTHER. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 8/23/23 2:01 PM Unknown MoDOT
NB 1950 St from 1835 Ave to 1900 Ave Incident with structure damage All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 11/16/23 9:05 AM 11/16/24 9:20 AM IDOT
SB 1950 St from 1900 Ave to 1835 Ave Incident with structure damage All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 11/16/23 9:05 AM 11/16/24 9:20 AM IDOT
SB 4th St at Lewis St Route B is CLOSED Southbound due to a planned event. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 12/1/23 6:00 PM Unknown MoDOT

Major Construction

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

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Major Construction
Location Mile Marker Severity Closure Details Time Periods Source Description
NB I-39 from near Rotary Rd to Blackhawk Rd 116.5 to 117.1 Major One lane closed, one lane open 6/26/23 6:00 AM to 1/1/31 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of oversize and overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 120 tons.
SB I-39/90/94 from near County Road I to Cuba Valley Rd 126.4 to 128.8 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 12/6/23 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM WisDOT Maintenance
SB I-39 from near Blackhawk Rd to Rotary Rd 116.9 to 116.3 Major One lane closed, one lane open 6/26/23 6:00 AM to 1/1/31 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of oversize and overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 120 tons.
Ramp from NB I-41 to NB WI-175 Major All lanes closed 12/5/23 11:30 PM to 12/6/23 5:00 AM WisDOT Maintenance - Detour: Use Alt. Route
NB I-43 (North-South Fwy) from North Ave to Burleigh St Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 12/5/23 9:30 PM to 12/6/23 5:30 AM daily until 12/8/23 WisDOT Construction - Detour: NA
Ramp from NB I-43 to SB WI-32 Major All lanes closed 12/5/23 4:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily until 12/6/23 WisDOT Construction - Detour: Traffic should head north to County Line. Exit at County Line and head south on Port Washington Rd to Brown Deer Rd.
Ramp from NB I-43 to WB WI-100 Major All lanes closed 5/10/23 12:00 AM to 11/30/24 11:59 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Exit at Brown Deer Rd.
Ramp from SB I-43 to EB I-794 Major All lanes closed 12/6/23 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: I-43 South Exit at Fond Du Lac Ave. East to Broadway. South to I-794 EB ramp.
EB I-44 at Antire Rd Major Various lanes closed 11/3/23 9:00 AM to 12/12/23 4:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to CONCRETE BARRIER WALL on I-44 Eastbound.
WB I-44/55 near Cass Ave Major Various lanes closed 9/21/23 12:00 AM to 1/31/24 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to NEW PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION on I-44 Westbound.
NB I-55 near Weber Rd Major Various lanes closed 12/6/22 12:00 AM to 12/1/24 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION on I-55 Northbound.
SB I-55 at Holly Hills Ave Major Various lanes closed 12/6/22 12:00 AM to 12/1/24 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION on I-55 Southbound.
EB I-70 near Belleau Creek Rd Major Various lanes closed 6/19/23 9:00 PM to 12/6/23 5:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE on I-70 Eastbound.
EB I-70 near Hanley Rd Major Various lanes closed 12/5/23 8:00 PM to 12/6/23 12:06 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to PAVEMENT REPAIR on I-70 Eastbound.
EB I-70 from Little Point Rd to near Little Point Rd 50.2 to 51.6 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/6/23 11:00 PM to 11/18/24 10:59 PM InDOT all lanes blocked
WB I-70 from Wellman Rd (+1.6 miles) to near Little Point Rd 51.6 to 50.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/6/23 11:00 PM to 11/18/24 10:59 PM InDOT all lanes blocked
WB I-70 at Belleau Creek Rd Major Various lanes closed 6/19/23 9:00 PM to 12/6/23 5:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE on I-70 Westbound.
WB I-72 from near Phillips Ferry Rd to 470th St 42.7 to 42.1 Major One lane closed, one lane open 4/23/21 6:00 AM to 1/1/31 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 80 tons.
EB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) at River Rd Plaza 78.5 Major All lanes closed 12/6/23 12:00 AM to 2:00 AM Illinois Tollway ETC
WB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) at Devon Plaza 77.1 Major All lanes closed 12/6/23 2:00 AM to 4:00 AM Illinois Tollway ETC
EB I-94 from Zablocki Dr to near 44th St Major Left two lanes closed, one lane open 12/5/23 9:00 PM to 12/6/23 5:30 AM WisDOT Maintenance
EB I-255 near Koch Rd 3.2 Major Various lanes closed 12/5/23 7:00 AM to 12/8/23 5:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to LIGHTING/SIGNAL/SIGN WORK on I-255 Southbound.
WB I-255 at Koch Rd 3.2 Major Various lanes closed 12/5/23 7:00 AM to 12/8/23 5:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to LIGHTING/SIGNAL/SIGN WORK on I-255 Northbound.
Ramp from WB I-290 to NB I-294 15.8 Major All lanes closed 3/27/23 12:00 PM to 8/31/24 11:30 PM Illinois Tollway Interchange Const
NB I-294 (Tri-State Afln) from near I-80 to US-6 4.6 to 6.3 Major Left two lanes and left shoulder closed, three lanes open 12/5/23 8:00 PM to 12/6/23 5:00 AM Illinois Tollway Pavement Repair
Ramp from NEB US-34 to NB I-294 27.4 Major All lanes closed 11/6/23 1:00 AM to 12/15/23 11:30 PM Illinois Tollway Rdwy Widening/Reconst
NB I-294 (Tri-State Afln) from near IL-38 to Electric Ave 30.8 to 31.9 Major Center two lanes closed, two lanes open 4/3/23 7:00 AM to 5/24/24 11:30 PM Illinois Tollway Interchange Const
SB I-294 (Tri-State Afln) from near Saint Charles Rd to IL-56 32.4 to 31.5 Major Right two lanes closed, two lanes open 8/8/23 12:00 AM to 5/31/24 12:00 AM Illinois Tollway Interchange Const
SB I-294 (Tri-State Afln) from near US-6 to 171st St 6.2 to 4.8 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, two lanes open 12/5/23 7:00 PM to 12/6/23 6:00 AM Illinois Tollway Plaza Reconfig
WB US-18 from Blackwood Dr to Moraine View Dr Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 12/5/23 6:00 PM to 12/6/23 6:00 AM daily until 12/8/23 WisDOT Construction - Statewide Type 1 Sign Replacement | Locations On Stn Per Annual Plan | VAR HWY, Statewide | STATEWIDE
EB US-60 near Levee Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 10/31/23 12:00 AM to 10/1/24 12:00 AM MoDOT US-62 is CLOSED Eastbound due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE.
WB US-60 at Levee Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 10/31/23 12:00 AM to 10/1/24 12:00 AM MoDOT US-62 is CLOSED Westbound due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE.
NEB I-55-BL (I-55-BL) at Sanford St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 10/2/23 6:00 AM to 11/1/24 6:00 PM MoDOT US-61 is CLOSED Northbound due to PERMIT OR UTILITY WORK.
SWB I-55-BL (I-55-BL) at Sanford St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 10/2/23 6:00 AM to 11/1/24 6:00 PM MoDOT US-61 is CLOSED Southbound due to PERMIT OR UTILITY WORK.
NEB I-57-BL (I-57-BL) near Story St Major Various lanes closed 8/21/23 12:00 AM to 8/1/24 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS on US-62 Eastbound.
SWB I-57-BL (I-57-BL) at Story St Major Various lanes closed 8/21/23 12:00 AM to 8/1/24 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS on US-62 Westbound.
SB US-67 at Natural Bridge Rd Major Various lanes closed 12/5/23 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to LIGHTING/SIGNAL/SIGN WORK on US-67 Southbound.
EB US-136 at South St Major Various lanes closed 12/4/23 9:00 AM to 12/7/23 2:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to CULVERT REPLACEMENT on US-136 Eastbound.
WB US-136 near South St Major Various lanes closed 12/4/23 9:00 AM to 12/7/23 2:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to CULVERT REPLACEMENT on US-136 Westbound.
SB US-231 from near Locust St to IN-240 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/30/23 11:00 PM to 12/8/23 4:00 PM InDOT closed
NB MO-21 near Old Highway 21 Major Various lanes closed 8/18/23 12:00 AM to 12/29/23 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to PAVEMENT REPAIR on MO-21 Northbound.
SB MO-21 at Old Highway 21 Major Various lanes closed 9/28/23 12:00 AM to 12/29/23 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE on MO-21 Southbound.
NEB MO-32 near Edgewood Ln Major Various lanes closed 11/29/23 6:00 AM to 12/8/23 5:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to GUARD RAIL/CABLE WORK on MO-32 Eastbound.
NB IN-39 at County Road 300 N Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 10/1/23 5:00 AM to 12/22/23 1:00 PM InDOT construction work
SB IN-39 at County Road 300 N Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 10/1/23 5:00 AM to 12/22/23 1:00 PM InDOT construction work
NB IL-50 from Armour Rd to Armour Rd Major One lane closed, one or two lanes open 12/27/22 6:00 AM to 5/7/24 5:59 AM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for intersection work.
NB IL-50 from Armour Rd to I-57 Major One lane closed, one or two lanes open 12/27/22 6:00 AM to 5/7/24 5:59 AM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for intersection work.
SB IL-50 from near I-57 to Armour Rd Major One lane closed, one or two lanes open 12/27/22 6:00 AM to 5/7/24 5:59 AM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for intersection work.
SB IL-50 from Armour Rd to near Armour Rd Major One lane closed, one lane open 12/27/22 6:00 AM to 5/7/24 5:59 AM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for intersection work.
NB IN-51 from Liberty Pl to Jackson St Major All lanes closed 11/29/23 5:00 AM to 1/10/24 5:00 PM InDOT utility work
SB IN-51 from Jackson St to Liberty Pl Major All lanes closed 11/29/23 5:00 AM to 1/10/24 5:00 PM InDOT utility work
NB WI-140 from State Line Rd to State Line Rd Major All lanes closed 3/12/19 6:00 AM to 1/1/25 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of oversize and overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 80 tons.
NB WI-140 from State Line Rd to State Line Rd Major All lanes closed 3/12/19 6:00 AM to 1/1/25 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of oversize and overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 80 tons.
SB WI-140 from State Line Rd to State Line Rd Major All lanes closed 3/12/19 6:00 AM to 1/1/25 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of oversize and overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 80 tons.
SB WI-140 from State Line Rd to State Line Rd Major All lanes closed 3/12/19 6:00 AM to 1/1/25 5:59 AM IDOT The movement of oversize and overweight loads is restricted. Vehicle weight restricted to 80 tons.
EB MO-364 near Creve Coeur Mill Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/28/23 9:00 AM to 12/15/23 5:00 AM MoDOT MO-364 is CLOSED Eastbound due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE.
WB MO-364 at Creve Coeur Mill Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/28/23 7:00 AM to 12/15/23 2:00 PM MoDOT MO-364 is CLOSED Westbound due to BRIDGE MAINTENANCE.
Ramp from WB Eisenhower / I-290 to NB I-294 15.8 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/27/23 12:00 AM to 8/31/24 11:59 PM IDOT DETOUR POSTED; Long Term Closure
Ramp from Jefferson St to SB Stevenson / I-55 253.2 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 6/1/23 12:00 AM to 12/15/23 11:59 PM IDOT Narrow Lanes; Long Term Closure
EB Manchester Rd at Lockett Rd Major Various lanes closed 8/15/22 6:00 AM to 12/25/23 2:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to SIDEWALK/ADA IMPROVEMENTS on MO-100 Eastbound.
WB Manchester Rd at Lockett Rd Major Various lanes closed 8/15/22 6:00 AM to 12/25/23 2:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to SIDEWALK/ADA IMPROVEMENTS on MO-100 Westbound.
EB Olive Blvd at Eagle Manor Ln Major Various lanes closed 10/3/22 9:00 AM to 6/1/24 3:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to SIDEWALK/ADA IMPROVEMENTS on MO-340 Eastbound.

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Announcements

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

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Inbound Kennedy ramp closures
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the inbound Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94), from the Edens Expressway (Interstate 94) junction to Ohio Street, ramp closures are scheduled to take place beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Nov. 13. 

The closures are needed to accommodate ongoing bridge rehabilitation and ramp repairs. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, the following ramps will close:
Current ramp closures:
Motorists should follow the posted detours. 

Additional ramp closures with detours will be required to complete the project. Details, schedules and impacts to traffic will be shared in advance, closer to the individual closure dates. 

The overall inbound Kennedy project is anticipated to be completed late fall, with all lanes and ramps reopening and the express lanes resuming normal operations. The express lanes will be worked on in 2024, with the project focused on the outbound Kennedy in 2025. 

Motorists should continue to expect lane shifts, overnight lane closures and significant delays and to 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. Public transportation and traveling during non-peak hours are recommended if possible. 

For more information on the project, visit https://idot.illinois.gov/projects/Interstate-90-Kennedy-Bridge-Study. The website features project details, maps, photos and fact sheets. The public can email questions to DOT.KennedyRehab@illinois.gov. For systemwide traffic and road conditions, visit www.gettingaroundillinois.com. You also can follow IDOT on Facebook and Twitter.
11/9/2023 10:50 AM (Updated 11/25/2023 10:29 AM)
Overnight and Long-Term Ramp Closures Continue in November as Part of Work to Reconfigure the I-290/I-88 Interchange at I-294

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.

In 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.

 

In 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 closure.

If the work cannot be completed as scheduled, a backup closure will be scheduled during the week of November 6.

The 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 November.

In November, temporary overnight interchange ramp closures for reconstruction work will include: