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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)
NB Dan Ryan Expy Light congestion 95th St I-290/Jane Byrne Interchange (via Express) 18 13 11.2 miles 37 mph

Major Incidents

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

Major Incidents
Location Description Mile Marker Closure Details Status Start Time Estimated End Time Source
WB WI-20 at Hastings Ct (+0.1 miles) Accident All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 5/25/17 10:14 PM 5/25/17 11:14 PM WisDOT

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-35 from 54th Ave (-0.1 miles) to 66th Ave (-0.1 miles) 87.5 to 89.1 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/25/17 11:30 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM IowaDOT closed
Ramp from SB I-39 to WB I-88 97.8 Major All lanes closed 4/10/17 12:00 AM to 5/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT Ramp closed. Detour using 3 ramps
Ramp from NB I-41 to EB WI-100 322.9 Major All lanes closed 11/30/15 12:00 AM to 11/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 West to the 84th St Exit; take 84th St South to Greenfield Ave, Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100; OR, Take I-94 West to the Moorland Rd-South Exit; take Moorland Rd South to Greenfield Ave, Greenfield Ave East to Hwy 100
Ramp from NB I-41 to EB I-94 1.0 Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 10:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-41/894/US 45 North to the National Ave Exit; take National Ave East to 84th St, 84th St North to Kearney St, Kearney St East to the I-94 East Entrance Ramp; OR, Take I-41/894/US 45 North to the Greenfield Ave Exit; take Green
Ramp from NB I-41 to NB WI-100 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/30/15 12:00 AM to 11/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 West to the 84th St Exit; take 84th St North to Bluemound Rd, Bluemound Rd West to Mayfair Rd/Hwy 100; OR, Take I-94 West to the Moorland Rd-North Exit; take Moorland Rd North to Bluemound Rd, Bluemound Rd East to Mayfair
SB I-41 (Zoo Fwy) from Watertown Plank Rd (-0.1 miles) to Schlinger Ave (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 10:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: To go South: Take I-41/US 45 South to the Watertown Plank Rd Exit; take Watertown Plank Rd West to Mayfair Rd/Hwy 100, Mayfair Rd/Hwy 100 South to National Ave, National Ave East to the I-41/894/US 45 South Entrance Ramp To go East
Ramp from EB WI-59 to SB I-41 1.3 Major All lanes closed 11/12/16 12:00 AM to 10/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100, Hwy 100 South to National Ave, National Ave East to the I-41/894/US 45 South Entrance Ramp; OR, Take Greenfield Ave West to Hwy 100, Hwy 100 South to Beloit Rd, Beloit Rd East to the I-41/894/US
SB I-41/894 (Zoo Fwy) from Beloit Rd (-0.1 miles) to Howard Ave 3.4 to 4.0 Major Left two lanes closed, one lane open 5/25/17 9:30 PM to 5/26/17 5:30 AM WisDOT Maintenance - Pavement repair
Ramp from SB I-55 to WB US-6 248.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 4/11/17 12:00 AM to 9/1/17 11:59 PM IDOT I 55 SB exit ramp will be reduced to 11'-6" width. Detour: None
SB I-55/64 from River Park Dr to Trendley Ave (+0.1 miles) 1.5 to 0.8 Major Left two lanes closed, up to one lanes open 4/20/17 7:00 AM to 8/31/17 6:00 PM IDOT
Ramp from WB I-74 to EB IL-5 4.5 Major All lanes closed 3/27/17 12:00 AM to 12/1/17 11:59 PM IDOT Ramp closed.
SB I-75 from US-12 (-0.2 miles) to Dix Hwy 49.1 to 39.9 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 2/4/17 6:00 AM to 11/30/18 6:00 PM MDOT SB I-75 is closed for bridge work. Local traffic can use SB I-75 to access the Ambassador Bridge, Clark Ave, Livernois Ave, and M-85/ Springwells St. All traffic will be required to exit at M-85/ Springwells St (exit 45).
SB I-75 from Dix Hwy to Northline Rd 39.9 to 37.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/1/17 11:00 PM to 11/30/18 11:00 AM MDOT SB I-75 is closed for bridge work.
Ramp from EB I-90 to EB WI-33 105.6 Major All lanes closed 5/2/17 12:00 AM to 5/25/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: EB IH 90/94 continues to NB IH 39, Exit 108B. Continue on NB IH 39 to STH 33, Exit 87.
EB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from Harmony Rd (-0.1 miles) to IL-23 (+0.1 miles) 35.2 to 36.2 Major Left two lanes closed, one lane open 5/26/17 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM Illinois Tollway Bridge Widening and Reconst
Ramp from EB I-90 to Elmhurst Rd 73.5 to 73.6 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 7:00 AM to 6/19/17 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway Bridge Construction; *** Long Term Closure ***
WB I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) from Arlington Heights Rd (+0.1 miles) to Arlington Heights Rd (+0.3 miles) 70.7 to 70.5 Major Left two lanes closed, two lanes open 5/25/17 8:00 PM to 5/26/17 12:01 AM Illinois Tollway Rdwy and Bridge Widening
Ramp from WB I-90 to WB WI-33 106.1 Major All lanes closed 5/2/17 12:00 AM to 5/25/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: WB IH 90/94 to NB IH 39, Exit 108B. Continue to STH 33, Exit 87.
Ramp from EB I-94 to WB I-394 230.7 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 6:00 AM to 6/24/17 6:00 PM MnDOT exit ramp closed
Ramp from SB MN-252 to EB I-94 35.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 5:00 AM to 7/21/17 6:00 PM MnDOT exit ramp closed
EB I-94 at MN-55 233.9 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 5/10/17 8:48 AM to 2/27/21 5:08 AM MnDOT two right lanes blocked
EB I-94 at Prior Ave 237.7 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 1/28/17 2:36 PM to 11/17/20 11:56 AM MnDOT closed to traffic
Ramp from EB I-94 to SB WI-181 304.8 Major All lanes closed 12/22/16 12:00 AM to 11/22/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Take I-94 East to the WIS 100 Exit Ramp; take WIS 100 South to Greenfield Ave, Greenfield Ave East to 84th St; OR, Take I-94 East to the 68th-70th St Exit; take 70th St North to OConnor St, OConnor St West to 84th St
Ramp from EB I-94 to EB US-20 39.4 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 4/3/17 7:00 AM to 7/3/17 11:59 PM InDOT
Ramp from SB WI-181 to WB I-94 305.4 Major All lanes closed 5/9/17 12:00 AM to 12/15/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: To go West: Take 84th St North to Bluemound Rd, Bluemound Rd West to Moorland Rd, Moorland Rd South to the I-94 West Entrance Ramp; To go North: Take 84th St North to Watertown Plank Rd, Watertown Plank Rd West to the I-41/US 45 No
Ramp from WB US-10 to WB I-94 244.7 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/12/17 8:00 PM to 8/1/17 11:59 PM MnDOT
Ramp from WB I-94 to NB US-61 243.8 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/12/17 10:00 PM to 6/16/17 7:00 AM MnDOT entrance ramp closed
Ramp from WB I-94 to NB US-61 243.8 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/12/17 8:00 PM to 8/1/17 11:59 PM MnDOT
Ramp from SB US-61 to WB I-94 243.1 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/12/17 8:00 PM to 8/1/17 11:59 PM MnDOT
EB I-290 (Eisenhower Expy) from Halsted St to Canal St 29.8 to 30.2 Major Left lane and left shoulder closed, two or three lanes open 10/10/16 7:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT *** Long Term Closure ***
SB I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) from 5th Ave (+0.2 miles) to IL-171 22.4 to 20.3 Major Right two lanes closed, two lanes open 5/25/17 8:30 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM Illinois Tollway Bridge Deck Patching
SB I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) from 5th Ave (+0.2 miles) to IL-171 22.4 to 20.3 Major Right two lanes closed, two lanes open 5/26/17 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM Illinois Tollway Bridge Deck Patching
SB I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) from US-12 (-0.1 miles) to Ridgeland Ave (+0.9 miles) 17.6 to 13.6 Major Left two lanes closed, two lanes open 5/25/17 8:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM Illinois Tollway Rdwy/Bridge Repairs and Preservation
SB I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) from US-6 (-0.3 miles) to I-80 (+0.1 miles) 6.7 to 5.0 Major Right two lanes closed, two lanes open 5/25/17 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM Illinois Tollway Pavement and Bridge Repairs and Preservation
NB I-355 (Veterans Memorial Tollway) from IL-56 (+0.3 miles) to Oak Creek Dr 23.0 to 24.0 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 5/25/17 8:30 PM to 5/26/17 4:00 AM Illinois Tollway
Ramp from WB I-394 to SB US-169 3.2 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/9/17 12:22 PM to 10/30/17 11:59 PM MnDOT exit ramp closed
WB I-494 from US-52 to MN-3 (-0.3 miles) 65.3 to 66.0 Major Right two lanes closed, one lane open 2/12/17 4:54 PM to 12/2/20 2:14 PM MnDOT two right lanes blocked
Ramp from WB I-694 to EB I-94 35.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 6:00 AM to 7/21/17 6:00 AM MnDOT exit ramp closed
EB US-6 from Division St (-0.1 miles) to Division St Major lane -1, lane, closed 4/17/17 6:30 AM to 6/2/17 4:00 PM IowaDOT right lane closed
EB US-12 from Cameron St to Craig Rd Major Left two lanes closed, one lane open 5/25/17 8:00 PM to 5/26/17 6:00 AM daily until 7/31/17 WisDOT Construction - Detour: No posted Detour
EB US-12 from Mineral Point Rd (-0.1 miles) to Gammon Rd (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 10:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: From USH 12/14 EB take Mineral Point Rd off-ramp, follow Mineral Point Rd east to Gammon Rd, follow Gammon Rd south to USH 12/14 on-ramp, follow on-ramp back onto USH 12/14 EB.
WB US-12 from Gammon Rd (-0.1 miles) to Mineral Point Rd (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 10:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: From USH 12/14 WB take Gammon Rd off-ramp, follow Gammon Rd north to Mineral Point Rd, follow Mineral Point Rd west to USH 12/14 on-ramp, follow on-ramp back onto USH 12/14 WB.
WB US-12 from Craig Rd to Cameron St Major Left two lanes closed, one lane open 5/25/17 8:00 PM to 5/26/17 7:00 AM daily until 7/31/17 WisDOT Construction - Detour: No posted detour.
EB US-30 from Bluff St to Joliet St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 4/1/17 12:00 AM to 7/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT STRUCTURAL STEEL REPAIRS TO MOVABLE BRIDGE. Detour: EB US30 (Jefferson St.)- Follow US52(Raynor Ave.) south to US52(McDonough St.), east to IL53(Chicago St.), then north of IL53(Chicago St.) to EB US30 (Jefferson St.). Bridge is one-way EB, so there is no WB traffic to reroute
NWB US-33 from 2nd St to Chicago Ave Major All lanes and shoulders closed 4/2/17 11:00 PM to 7/14/17 5:00 PM InDOT road construction
SEB US-33 from Chicago Ave to 2nd St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 4/2/17 11:00 PM to 7/14/17 5:00 PM InDOT road construction
EB US-40 from I-70 to Shawnee Rd Major All lanes closed 2/20/17 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
WB US-40 from Shawnee Rd to I-70 Major All lanes closed 2/20/17 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
NB US-45 from 128th St to WI-50 Major All lanes closed 3/20/17 12:00 AM to 7/7/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: USH 45 NB traffic make a right on IL 173 and head east to US 41 (about 3.5 miles.) Take a left on US 41 / Skokie Hwy and head north. Merge onto I-94 NB and continue to WIS 50 / exit 344 (about 6 miles.) Take a left onto WIS 50 an
NB US-45 at 128th St Major All lanes closed 5/10/17 6:00 AM to 5/26/17 12:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Westbound CTH WG traffic go south/left onto CTH W15. Go west/right on Ill 173. Go right/north onto CTH V67. Proceed to CTH A2.
SB US-45 from WI-50 to 128th St Major All lanes closed 3/20/17 12:00 AM to 7/7/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: US 45 SB traffic make a left on WIS 50 and head east to I-94 (about 5 miles.) Take a right on the I-94 SB entrance ramp and head south to the US 41 / I-94 Split (about 6 miles.) Stay in the left lanes and merge onto US 41 SB (exit
SB US-45 at 128th St Major All lanes closed 5/10/17 7:00 AM to 5/26/17 12:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Eastbound CTH A2 go south/right onto CTH V67. Go left/east on STH 173. Go north/left onto W15 to reach CTH WG.
NB US-51 at 1000 (+0.7 miles) 132.0 Major All lanes closed 3/1/16 12:00 AM to 11/16/17 12:00 AM IDOT Bridge closed. Vehicle width restricted to 15' 5".
SB US-51 at 1000 (-0.7 miles) Major All lanes closed 3/1/16 12:00 AM to 11/16/17 12:00 AM IDOT Bridge closed. Vehicle width restricted to 15' 5".
EB US-52 from IL-71 to IL-47 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/1/17 7:00 AM to 9/15/17 7:00 PM IDOT Detour will utilize IL Route 71, Newark Road, and IL Route 47. Signing will be used to guide motorists through the detour.
WB US-52 from IL-47 to IL-71 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/1/17 7:00 AM to 9/15/17 7:00 PM IDOT Detour will utilize IL Route 71, Newark Road, and IL Route 47. Signing will be used to guide motorists through the detour.
SEB US-150 from Chambers St to Allens Ave Major All lanes closed 3/1/17 12:00 AM to 11/30/18 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
WB US-150 from Allens Ave to Chambers St Major All lanes closed 3/1/17 12:00 AM to 11/30/18 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
Ramp from SB US-151 to WB WI-19 Major All lanes closed 5/22/17 10:00 AM to 6/1/17 10:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Detour will use CTH N interchange and follow the detour signs.
Ramp from WB WI-19 to SB US-151 Major All lanes closed 4/7/17 12:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Go to STH 19 west (Windsor Street) to South CTH C (Grand Street)
NB US-169 from US-212 to 7th St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 1/23/17 2:30 AM to 10/31/17 10:00 PM MnDOT road closure
NB US-169 at Bren Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 1/17/17 5:00 AM to 10/7/17 5:00 PM MnDOT closed
SB US-169 from 7th St to US-212 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 1/23/17 2:30 AM to 10/31/17 10:00 PM MnDOT road closure
SB US-169 at Bren Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 1/17/17 5:00 AM to 10/7/17 5:00 PM MnDOT closed
NB US-421 at Bailey Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/6/17 7:00 AM to 6/15/17 11:59 PM InDOT Bridge Deck Replacement. DETOUR: Drivers traveling north on U.S. 421 will be detoured east on State Road 8, north on State Road 39, west on U.S. 30 and back to U.S. 421. Drivers traveling south on U.S. 421 will be detoured east on U.S. 30, south on State Road 39, west on State Road 8 and back to U.S. 421.
SB US-421 at Bailey Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/6/17 7:00 AM to 6/15/17 11:59 PM InDOT Bridge Deck Replacement. DETOUR: Drivers traveling north on U.S. 421 will be detoured east on State Road 8, north on State Road 39, west on U.S. 30 and back to U.S. 421. Drivers traveling south on U.S. 421 will be detoured east on U.S. 30, south on State Road 39, west on State Road 8 and back to U.S. 421.
Ramp from SEB IL-13 to EB IL-15 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 9/8/15 12:00 AM to 7/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
EB WI-16 from Cameron Ave (+0.1 miles) to 5th Ave Major All lanes closed 5/1/17 12:00 AM to 6/16/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Signed detour using 4th Street and La Crosse Street
EB WI-16 from 5th Ave to 7th St Major All lanes closed 3/27/17 12:00 AM to 7/1/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: 4th Street and La Crosse Street will be used as the signed detour
EB WI-16 from CR-E (-0.5 miles) to CR-E Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 5/23/17 10:00 AM to 6/2/17 4:00 PM WisDOT Construction - La Crosse - Tomah Rd | Sparta Safety & Weight Enforcement Facility #54 | I 90 | MONROE
NWB WI-16 from River Rd to WI-73 Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 6:00 AM to 6/30/17 5:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: NB STH 26 to WB STH 33 to SB USH 151 (Exit 118)
SEB WI-16 from WI-73 to River Rd Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 6:00 AM to 6/30/17 5:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: NB USH 151 to EB STH 33 to SB STH 26 (Exit 52)
WB WI-16 from King St to 5th Ave Major All lanes closed 3/27/17 12:00 AM to 7/1/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Signed detour route will be La Crosse Street and 3rd Street.
WB WI-16 from 5th Ave to US-53 Major All lanes closed 5/1/17 12:00 AM to 6/16/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Detour Route using La Crosse Street and 3rd Street.
EB WI-33 from I-90 to I-90 Major All lanes closed 5/2/17 12:00 AM to 5/25/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Madison - Portage, CTH CS - Portage Interchange | I 39 Columbia County | COLUMBIA
WB WI-33 from I-90 to I-90 Major All lanes closed 5/2/17 12:00 AM to 5/25/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Madison - Portage, CTH CS - Portage Interchange | I 39 Columbia County | COLUMBIA
EB WI-50 from Wisconsin St to Park Ave Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 12:00 AM to 11:00 PM daily until 7/28/17 WisDOT Construction - Detour: From STH 50 EB take STH 11 EB to Wright Street. Turn right onto Wright Street. Take Wright Street to the intersection with STH 50. Turn left heading east on STH 50. End detour.
WB M-50 from Napoleon Rd to US-127 Major All lanes closed 4/30/17 11:00 PM to 10/5/17 11:00 PM MDOT HMA resurfacing and road improvements
EB M-50 from US-127 to Napoleon Rd Major All lanes closed 4/30/17 11:00 PM to 10/5/17 11:00 PM MDOT HMA resurfacing and road improvements
WB WI-50 from Park Ave to Wisconsin St Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 12:00 AM to 11:00 PM daily until 7/28/17 WisDOT Construction - Detour: From STH 50 WB, turn right onto Wright Street. Take Wright Street to STH 11. Turn left onto STH 11. Take STH 11 until intersecting with STH 50 EB.
EB WI-54 from WI-108 to County Road R Major All lanes closed 5/15/17 12:00 AM to 9/30/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Melrose - Black River Falls | STH 71 to 11th Street | Midpoint | JACKSON
WB WI-54 from County Road R to WI-108 Major All lanes closed 5/15/17 12:00 AM to 9/30/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Melrose - Black River Falls | STH 71 to 11th Street | Midpoint | JACKSON
NEB WI-59 at Burkhalter Rd Major All lanes closed 5/16/17 7:00 AM to 6/28/17 7:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Continue EB on STH 11/81 Left on North CTH S
SWB WI-59 at Burkhalter Rd Major All lanes closed 5/16/17 7:00 AM to 6/28/17 7:00 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Left onto S. CTH S Right onto WB. STH 11/81
NB WI-69 from WI-92 to 3rd Ave Major All lanes closed 5/22/17 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: STH 92 WB to Business 18WB/151SB to USH 18EB/151NB to STH 69
SB WI-69 from 3rd Ave to WI-92 Major All lanes closed 5/22/17 12:00 AM to 8/31/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: USH 18WB/151SB to STH 78 NB to Business 18EB/151NB to STH 92EB to STH 69
NB WI-78 from Sunset Ln to Madison St Major All lanes closed 5/26/17 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily until 6/30/17 WisDOT Construction - Mt Horeb - Black Earth S Sunset - CTH KP | STH 78 DANE COUNTY | DANE
NEB WI-78 from WI-176 to 1st St (+0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 4/17/17 12:00 AM to 10/12/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: To go Northbound STH 78: * At the intersection of CTH D and STH 78, turn left on STH 78 South through Wiota. * At the intersection of STH 78 and STH 11, turn right and head West on STH 11. * At the intersection of STH 11 and STH 23,
SB WI-78 from Madison St to County Rd Major All lanes closed 5/26/17 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily until 6/30/17 WisDOT Construction - Mt Horeb - Black Earth S Sunset - CTH KP | STH 78 DANE COUNTY | DANE
SWB WI-78 from 1st St (-0.1 miles) to WI-176 Major All lanes closed 4/17/17 12:00 AM to 10/12/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: To go Northbound STH 78: * At the intersection of CTH D and STH 78, turn left on STH 78 South through Wiota. * At the intersection of STH 78 and STH 11, turn right and head West on STH 11. * At the intersection of STH 11 and STH 23,
Ramp from NB IL-83 to NB Stevenson / I-55 274.8 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/26/17 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM IDOT
Ramp from SB IL-83 to NB Stevenson / I-55 274.8 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/25/17 9:00 PM to 5/26/17 1:00 AM IDOT
EB IL-110 at 11th St (+0.3 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/7/17 7:00 AM to 10/15/17 2:00 PM IDOT Bridge Replacement; A marked detour will direct motorists to Cameron Road and U.S. 34 during this time.
WB IL-110 at 11th St (-0.3 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/7/17 7:00 AM to 10/15/17 2:00 PM IDOT Bridge Replacement; A marked detour will direct motorists to Cameron Road and U.S. 34 during this time.
EB IL-116 at 600 East Rd (+0.4 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 6/15/16 12:00 AM to 7/29/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.; The marked detour route includes IL 115, US 24 and I-57.
WB IL-116 at 600 East Rd (-0.4 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 6/15/16 12:00 AM to 7/29/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.; The marked detour route includes IL 115, US 24 and I-57.
NB WI-120 at State Line Rd (+0.3 miles) Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM daily until 6/14/17 WisDOT Construction - Illinois - Lake Geneva IL State Line - Willow Rd | STH 120 Walworth County | WALWORTH
NB IL-127 at 7.5 miles n/o IL-146 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 7:00 AM to 5/26/17 11:59 PM IDOT Motorists should use the marked detour or seek an alternate route.
SB IL-127 at 7.5 miles n/o IL-146 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 7:00 AM to 5/26/17 11:59 PM IDOT Motorists should use the marked detour or seek an alternate route.
EB WI-142 at White River State Trail Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/15/17 7:00 AM to 11/1/17 11:59 PM WisDOT Removing the bridge over the White River State Trail and replacing it with a roundabout. ; Signed detours will be routed along Durand Avenue/State Street and WIS 11/ WIS 36/ WIS 83.
WB WI-142 at White River State Trail Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/15/17 7:00 AM to 11/1/17 11:59 PM WisDOT Removing the bridge over the White River State Trail and replacing it with a roundabout. ; Signed detours will be routed along Durand Avenue/State Street and WIS 11/ WIS 36/ WIS 83.
NB MN-149 from Wyoming St to Sidney St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/17/17 5:00 AM to 5/31/17 5:00 PM MnDOT closed
SB MN-149 from Sidney St to Wyoming St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/17/17 5:00 AM to 5/31/17 5:00 PM MnDOT closed
EB IL-164 at 215th Ave (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 3/7/17 12:00 AM to 10/17/17 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
WB IL-164 at 215th Ave (+0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 3/7/17 12:00 AM to 10/17/17 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
NWB WI-175 from Railroad St to WI-60 Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 12:00 AM to 11/18/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: CTH Y (Lannon Rd) East to I-41 North to WIS60 West.
SEB WI-175 from WI-60 to Railroad St Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 12:00 AM to 11/18/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: WIS60 East to I-41 South to CTH Y (Lannon Road) West
SEB WI-175 from Beechwood Industrial Ct to Willow Creek Rd Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 12:00 AM to 11/18/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: WIS60 East to I-41 South to CTH Y (Lannon Road) West
NB WI-181 from Palmetto Ave to Mill Rd (-0.1 miles) Major Left two lanes closed, up to one lanes open 4/4/17 12:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - N 76th St, City Milwaukee | Grantosa Dr - Florist Ave | STH 181 | MILWAUKEE
SB WI-181 from Winfield Ave to Palmetto Ave Major Left two lanes closed, up to one lanes open 4/4/17 12:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - N 76th St, City Milwaukee | Grantosa Dr - Florist Ave | STH 181 | MILWAUKEE
WB WI-190 at Wethersfield Rd (+0.2 miles) Major All lanes closed 5/25/17 8:00 PM to 5/26/17 6:00 AM WisDOT Construction - Detour: HWY M to STH 164 to HWY K
EB IL-250 at Virginia Rd (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 12:00 AM to 7/3/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.
WB IL-250 at Virginia Rd (+0.1 miles) Major All lanes closed 3/6/17 12:00 AM to 7/3/17 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.
Ramp from Bolingbrook Dr to SB Stevenson / I-55 266.9 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/25/17 9:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM IDOT
SB Dan Ryan from 87th St to I-57 / Bishop Ford (I-94) 61.8 to 62.9 Major Left two lanes and left shoulder closed, three lanes open 5/25/17 11:59 PM to 5/26/17 6:00 AM IDOT
Ramp from NB Dan Ryan Elevated to WB I-290 52.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/26/17 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM IDOT Detour to Augusta and return
WB Eisenhower Expy from Wells St to Halsted St 30.5 to 29.8 Major Left two lanes and left shoulder closed, up to two lanes open 10/10/16 7:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT *** Long Term Closure ***
WB Eisenhower / I-290 from Halsted St to Peoria St 29.8 to 29.6 Major Left two lanes and left shoulder closed, one or two lanes open 3/17/17 12:00 AM to 10/1/17 11:59 PM IDOT Weave RT to LT; Long Term Closure
Ramp from Elmhurst Rd to WB I-90 73.6 to 73.5 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/8/17 7:00 AM to 6/19/17 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway Bridge Construction; ***Long Term Closure ***
NB Halsted St from 152nd St to 151st St Major Various lanes closed 5/1/17 7:00 AM to 11/30/17 6:00 PM Chicago DOT Intersection Improvements : Detour will direct northbound Vincennes traffic west on 159th Street and north on Halsted Street to reconnect with Vincennes Avenue
Ramp from NB Stevenson / I-55 to NB IL-83 274.2 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/26/17 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM IDOT
Ramp from NB Stevenson / I-55 to SB IL-83 274.2 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/25/17 9:00 PM to 5/26/17 1:00 AM IDOT
Ramp from SB Stevenson / I-55 to Bolingbrook Dr 267.4 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/25/17 9:00 PM to 5/26/17 5:00 AM IDOT
NB Vincennes Ave from Halsted St to 152nd St Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/18/17 7:00 AM to 11/1/17 11:59 PM IDOT The detour will direct northbound Vincennes traffic west on 159th Street and north on Halsted Street to reconnect with Vincennes Avenue.

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.

Filter Announcements
   Lane Restrictions for the Week of May 29, 2017

Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
 
BOND COUNTY
 

  •     US-40, 1.7 miles east of Pocahontas at the structure crossing the West Fork Shoal Creek, intermittent lane closures to replace the existing bridge through mid-August 2017. (PAG)


CLINTON COUNTY 
 

  •     US-50 from 0.4 miles west of St. Rose Road to Shoal Creek near Breese intermittently restricted to one lane daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM for concrete pavement patching through July 2017. (PAG)


GREENE/CALHOUN COUNTY
 

  •      Joe Page Bridge carrying IL-16/100 across the Illinois River in Hardin restricted to one lane to perform maintenance and paint the existing bridge through the end of September 2017. Temporary signals will be installed to maintain two-way traffic through this area.  (JA)


JERSEY COUNTY
 

  •     IL-3 from Grafton Hills Road to IL-109 near Grafton one lane restricted to perform widening, box culvert extensions and resurfacing through December 2017. (JA)


MADISON COUNTY
 

  •     I-70 near Highland lane closures in each direction from Prairie Road (mile post 26) to Baumann Road (mile post 33) near Highland, weather permitting, to make repairs to the pavement through fall 2017. (JA)
  •     IL-3/111 (Homer Adams Parkway) at Golf Road, lane restrictions to construct intersection and drainage improvements for the proposed Alton Multimodal Facility through June 2017. (Ops)
  •     IL-140 over Paddock Creek restricted to one lane to make repairs to the existing bridge through August 2017. Temporary traffic signals will be installed to maintain two-way traffic.  (JA)
  •     IL-157 (Bluff Road) and Main Street north of IL-162, lane restrictions for intersection and drainage improvements to construct a fourth leg to the intersection until June 1, 2017. (Ops)
  •     **NEW** Baumann Road at I-70 approximately 1.5 miles north of Pierron closed beginning Monday, June 5, 2017 to perform repairs to the existing structure through late summer. (JA)
  •     SIU Northern Access Road over Cahokia Creek between IL-143 and New Poag Road reduced to one lane for approximately one month. At that time, the northbound and southbound lanes will both be reduced to one lane for the remainder of the project to repair the surfaces of both bridges through fall 2017. (JA)


MONROE COUNTY 
 

  •      I-255 between Collinsville Road and the Mississippi River lane restrictions in both directions to complete pavement repairs through mid-summer 2017 as follows:

                  On Saturdays between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM, two of the three lanes will be restricted in both directions; one lane will remain open at all times between these hours.

                  From Sunday evenings through Friday mornings between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM, two of three lanes will be restricted in both directions. One lane  will remain open at all times between these hours.  (JGG)
 
RANDOLPH COUNTY

 

  •      IL-150 east of IL-4 to Locust Street in Steeleville eastbound and westbound lane restrictions between the hours of 6:30 AM and 7:30 PM for pavement repairs and asphalt overlay through mid-August 2017. (JGG)


ST. CLAIR COUNTY
 

  •     I-55/64 westbound left lane between Third Street and Tudor Avenue in E. St. Louis closed through the end of summer 2017. Two lanes will remain open.  (JTC)
  •     I-64 from IL-4 in St. Clair County to the Clinton County line eastbound and westbound lane closures daily between 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM to complete pavement repairs through Friday, June 2, 2017. (JGG)
  •     I-64, from the Green Mount Road interchange to the IL-4 interchange, eastbound and westbound daily and nightly lane restrictions to add additional lanes to I-64 and construct a new interchange at Rieder  Road through June 2017. All westbound lanes, west of IL-158, will remain open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM and all westbound lanes, east of IL-158, will remain open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  All eastbound lanes, west of IL-158, will remain open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM and from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM and all eastbound lanes, east of IL-158, will remain open from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. (SEP)
  •     I-255 between Collinsville Road and the Mississippi River lane restrictions in both directions to complete pavement repairs through mid-summer 2017 as follows:


                 On Saturdays between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM, two of the three lanes will be restricted in both directions; one lane will remain open at all times between these hours.
 
                 From Sunday evenings through Friday mornings between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM, two of three lanes will be restricted in both directions. One lane will remain open at all times between these hours.  (JGG)
 

  •     **REVISED** IL-13 under IL-15, Belleville, closed to all traffic through summer 2017. (SEP)
  •      **REVISED** IL 15 bridges over IL-13, Belleville, one lane closed in each direction of bridges through summer 2017. (SEP)
  •      Greenmount Road between IL-161 and IL-158/IL-177 lane restrictions southbound to allow Ameren IL to install a natural gas line from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM through September 30, 2017. Flaggers will be present along the route to direct traffic through the closure while reduced to one lane.  (Utils.)


WASHINGTON COUNTY 
 

  •      IL-127 northbound and southbound from 0.1 miles north of Mockingbird Lane to IL-177 in New Minden intermittently restricted to one lane weekdays between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM to perform pavement maintenance and removal and replacement of existing pavement and shoulders through July 2017. (PAG)
  •      IL-153 will have asphalt overlay of the bridge approach roadways at Archie Creek, Mud Creek and South Ford Creek through June 2017. (PAG)
  •      Oakdale Blacktop Road just east of Oakdale to Rice Road restricted to one lane daily between 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM for pavement resurfacing through June 2017. (PAG)
  •      Raven Road from IL-160 to IL-15 will have bituminous surface treatments through June 2017. (PAG)
  •      Stone Church Road off of IL-153 will have bituminous surface treatments through June 2017. (PAG)
  •      Vermont Road south of US-51/IL-15 will have bituminous surface treatments through June 2017. (PAG)


 

5/25/2017 4:13 PM

   I-65 Northwest Indiana Expansion Project Gets Underway

Work for widening project to begin on I-65 from IN-2 to US-30

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the commencement of major efforts on the I-65 Northwest Indiana Expansion project to start on or around June 1. INDOT is alerting motorists to a shifting traffic pattern at several locations (See below).

During the project, the speed limit will reduced to 55 MPH for the length of the expansion and bridge work. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

I-65 from US-231 to just south of US-30

-I-65 Mainline – On or after June 1, two lanes of traffic in each direction will be shifted toward the existing median. Initial work will include removing signage and guardrail, installing erosion control measures and patching existing pavement. After that, a new outside shoulder will be constructed and the existing lanes will be restriped to provide three lanes on northbound and southbound I-65. During peak hours, two lanes will be maintained in each direction. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night.

-93rd Avenue – On or after July 15, the 93rd Avenue overpass will be closed for resurfacing. That closure is expected to last four to six weeks. The posted detour will follow 101st Avenue.

-113th Avenue – Upon completion of the work at 93rd Avenue, the 113th Avenue overpass will be closed for resurfacing. That closure is expected to last four to six weeks. The posted detour will follow 109th Avenue.

I-65 just south of IN-2 to US-231

-I-65 Mainline – On or after June 1, there will be intermittent, overnight single lane closures while a portion of the outside shoulder is reconstructed. This is expected to last approximately one week. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction during peak hours.

-Following the outside shoulder reconstruction, mainline I-65 traffic will be shifted toward the outline shoulder while drainage installation and road construction occurs in the median. During peak hours, two lanes will be maintained in each direction. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night.

Kankakee River Bridges

-On or after June 1, a portion of the outside lane and shoulder will be resurfaced. During peak hours, two lanes of southbound traffic will be maintained at all times. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night.

-Northbound I-65 traffic will not be affected during the 2017 construction season.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

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5/24/2017 11:45 AM

   Overnight Lane Closures Scheduled Next Week on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Marengo

Intermittent, full roadway closures are scheduled next week on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) for bridge replacement work as part of the Illinois Route 23 Bridge Project in Marengo. Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers.

The overnight closures are needed to accommodate the placement of bridge beams for the new Illinois Route 23 Bridge carrying traffic over I-90. Bridge beam placement will take place during overnight hours to minimize the impact on traffic. The temporary closures are necessary to provide a work zone and safely accommodate the work at Illinois Route 23.

Weather permitting, during the week of May 22, two nights of overnight work, including intermittent, full roadway closures on I-90, will be scheduled between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. for bridge beam placement. In addition, intermittent, full closures of Illinois Route 23 will also be needed.

On I-90, overnight work is scheduled to begin with the closure of two westbound lanes between Illinois Route 23 and Getty Road at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24. The Intermittent, full closures of westbound I-90, each lasting 15 minutes, are scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. All lanes are scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, ahead of the morning rush hour.

On Thursday, May 25, beginning at 9 p.m. two eastbound lanes on I-90 between Harmony-Riley Road and Illinois Route 23 are scheduled to close. The Intermittent, full closures of eastbound I-90, each lasting 15 minutes, are scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. All lanes are scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. on Friday, May 26, ahead of the morning rush hour.

The Illinois Tollway is removing the existing Illinois Route 23 Bridge built in the 1950s and replacing it with a new wider and longer bridge. The project will lengthen the Illinois Route 23 Bridge due to the new, wider I-90 roadway completed in 2014 and will widen the bridge to provide space for turn lanes to access future interchange ramps. In addition, portions of Illinois Route 23 at I-90 and Grossen Road at Illinois Route 23 will be rebuilt to accommodate the new bridge structure.

Illinois Route 23 traffic is currently shifted and reduced to a single lane on the bridge with signals controlling access for northbound and southbound traffic during removal and reconstruction of the east side of the bridge. The bridge will remain open to traffic throughout construction.

Reconstruction of the Illinois Route 23 Bridge is being coordinated with the City of Marengo, McHenry County, Riley Township and the Illinois Department of Transportation, along with local school districts and police and fire departments. Up to 3,100 vehicles use this portion of Illinois Route 23 daily.

Construction information about the Illinois Route 23 Project is available under “Projects Overview” in the Explore Projects section on the Tollway’s website at illinoistollway.com.

Work Zone Safety
The Illinois Tollway is committed to ensuring that I-90, Illinois Route 23 and other area roadways remain safe for both drivers and workers during construction, which is part of the agency’s overall commitment to roadway safety.

Construction speed limits are in effect in all work zones 24/7 and drivers should continue to watch for changing traffic patterns and use caution, especially when workers are present. A 55 mph work zone speed limit is in effect for traffic on I-90 throughout construction. A 45 mph work zone speed limit is in effect for traffic on Illinois Route 23.

Illinois State Police have zero tolerance for drivers speeding in work zones. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375. Posted signs advise drivers of a $10,000 fine and a 14-year jail sentence for hitting a roadway worker.

Getting Tollway Construction Information
The Illinois Tollway has a variety of ways customers can get the latest travel information, including:

  • Illinoistollway.com – Construction/Planning section, Tollway Trip Calculator, live roadway images and real-time roadway incident information
  • 1-800-TOLL-FYI – Daily lane closure information
  • travelmidwest.com – Real-time travel times
  • twitter.com – Real-time roadway incident information at Tollway Trip 90, Tollway Trip 88, Tollway Trip 355, Tollway Trip 94/294 and Tollway Trip 390.
5/18/2017 5:03 PM

   Overnight Lane, Ramp Closures Scheduled Next Week at Farnsworth Avenue on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Aurora

Temporary, full closures planned for bridge beam placement as part of interchange improvement project

Temporary, overnight ramp and intermittent full roadway closures are scheduled next week on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) for bridge replacement work as part of the Farnsworth Avenue Interchange Project in Aurora. Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers.

The overnight closures are needed to accommodate the placement of bridge beams for the new Farnsworth Avenue Bridge carrying traffic over I-88. Bridge beam placement will take place during overnight hours to minimize the impact on traffic and to ensure the work zone remains safe for both drivers and workers during construction.

Weather permitting, during the week of May 22, two nights of overnight work, including intermittent, full roadway closures on I-88 and ramp closures, will be scheduled between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. for bridge beam placement.

Overnight work is scheduled to begin each night with the closure of one lane in both directions on I-88 at 7 p.m. A second lane is scheduled to close at 10 p.m. and the intermittent, full closures of I-88, each lasting 15 minutes, are scheduled to begin at 10:30 p.m. on the eastbound side of I-88 on the first night and on the westbound side on the second night of work. 

The ramp from southbound Farnsworth Avenue to eastbound I-88 is scheduled to close at 10 p.m. to provide a work zone for the first night of work. No detour will be posted for the overnight ramp closures. Drivers will be able to access southbound Farnsworth via the Eola Road Interchange to the east.

In addition, on Farnsworth Avenue southbound lane will be reduced to one lane beginning at 6 p.m.

All lanes on I-88 and the ramps will be scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. the following morning, ahead of the morning rush hour.

The ramp and lane closures are being coordinated with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the City of Aurora, Aurora Township, DuPage and Kane Counties, local fire and police departments.

Construction information about the Farnsworth Avenue Interchange Project  is available in the “Projects by Roadway” section in the Explore Projects section on the Tollway’s website at illinoistollway.com.

5/18/2017 11:49 AM

   IDOT, Pace Expand Bus on Shoulder Success to the Edens

The Illinois Department of Transportation) announced that construction will begin this week on the Edens Expressway (I-94) to support the expansion of the popular bus on shoulder program. Nighttime traffic impacts will take place on the expressway until the project is completed this fall.

“This minor modification to our infrastructure will have far-reaching benefits for commuters and the environment,” said Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn. “Expanding the success of this convenient, innovative program to the  Edens provides travelers in the region one more option to get to where they need to go, while reducing congestion and building more reliability into their trips..”

The bus on shoulder program will allow existing Pace routes 626 and 620, which connect the northeast suburbs and Chicago, to operate on the expressway’s outside shoulders in both directions between Foster Avenue and Lake Cook Road. The project consists of resurfacing the outside shoulders, as well as some travel lanes, adding new signage and modifying rumble strips.

Since the bus on shoulder program was implemented on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) in 2011, Pace’s on-time performance increased from 70 percent to 90 percent along the corridor. The program allows Pace buses to use the inside shoulders to bypass traffic when speeds have dropped below 35 mph.

“We’ve seen unprecedented ridership growth along the I-55 corridor thanks to bus-on-shoulder operations,” said Pace Chairman Richard Kwasneski. “Since Pace launched its Bus on Shoulder program in 2011, ridership in the corridor has grown by almost five times. When there’s congestion on the roadway, bus-on-shoulder service is faster and more reliable than driving. Commuters see that and choose our service over their cars. We believe they will do the same in the Lake-Cook region and are excited to partner with IDOT on this project.”

A full Pace bus takes an estimated 50 vehicles off the road, easing congestion for the thousands of vehicles that drive along the Edens each day and cutting down on harmful emissions. Pace customers who utilize the service can make their trips even more productive by taking advantage of free onboard wifi. Visit the Pace website to learn more about bus on shoulders.   Beginning Monday, May 15, weather permitting, nightly lane closures will take place in both directions between Foster Avenue and Lake Cook Road. The expressway at times will be reduced to one lane in each direction during the overnight hours. Expressway entrance and exit ramp closures also may be required.

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.

5/15/2017 9:26 AM

   Expiration of Toll Subsidy and Notice of Pending Toll Change on Indiana Toll Road

ITRCC, the operator of the Indiana Toll Road, announces today that the toll subsidy program in place since 2006 will expire May 31, 2017.  The May expiration will result in a toll rate increase on June 1, 2017 for Class 2 users (2-axle vehicles and motorcycles) paying via electronic to $10.52 for a full-length 157-mile trip and to $2.13 for a trip between the Portage barrier to the Illinois State line.

Proceeds from the original 2006 Indiana Toll Road lease agreement established a toll subsidy for Class 2 users paying via electronic tolling that was to remain in place for 10 years.  The subsidy was to expire June 2016, but funds still remained in the toll subsidy account.  The Indiana Finance Authority extended the subsidy for the Class 2 E-ZPass users until May 31, 2017.

As part of the scheduled annual toll review which takes effect July 1, 2017, the toll rates for a full-length trip for all Class 2 users will increase from $10.52 to $10.75.  Class 5 users (typical 5-axle semi) will invest $43.01 in their full-length trip.  Toll rates vary according to vehicle class and distance traveled.  Please visit www.ezpassin.com for full toll rate schedules and further information. 

ITRCC remains committed to the continued delivery of a safe, reliable and efficient travel experience for our customers.  ITRCC is currently entering our second year of construction on the $200 million 80/90 PUSH project.  This investment will deliver major pavement and bridge upgrades, which will improve safety and significantly reduce the level of maintenance work required in the future.   ITRCC is also well-advanced in the project to reconstruct the eight travel plazas and will shortly commence the roll out of an Intelligent Transportation System to further enhance safety and customer communications.  These projects represent the biggest investment in upgrading the road since it was first built in the 1950s.

5/1/2017 4:08 PM

   Maintenance Work Scheduled to Begin Next Month on Grand Avenue Interchange on the Tri-State Tollway (I-94) in Gurnee

Lane closures, traffic shifts needed for a month to complete ramp maintenance

Short-term lane closures and traffic shifts are scheduled to begin May 1, for pavement maintenance on ramps at the Grand Avenue Interchange on the Tri-State Tollway (I-94). Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the shifts.

Weather permitting, on Monday, May 1, beginning at 5 a.m., the ramps connecting Grand Avenue to I-94 and westbound I-94 to eastbound Grand Avenue are scheduled to shift to allow for a work zone. In addition, single lane closures will be needed on the ramps carrying westbound I-94 to eastbound Grand Avenue and eastbound Grand Avenue to eastbound I-94. Off-peak lane closures may be required on I-94 as well. All work is scheduled to be complete by the end of May.

Work scheduled for 2017 is necessary to maintain and extend the life of the ramps and to provide safe and convenient travel for Tollway customers. The work is funded by the Illinois Tollway’s 15-year,  capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.

4/28/2017 11:16 AM

   I-94 Lane Closures for Bridge Restoration Project in Portage

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to lane closures on I-94, between mile marker 15.8 (Exit 16) and mile marker 16.3 (See map) Monday, April 17 through the middle of November. Crews will remove and replace the I-94 bridge deck over the Indiana Toll Road and reinforce the concrete columns under State Road 51.

During the project, through traffic will always be maintained on I-94 but will be reduced to two lanes in each directions at times. INDOT urges drivers to remember that this is an active work zone and to slow down prior to entering the construction area. Motorists should expect periodic delays and allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers should pay close attention to the signs in the work zone, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

4/11/2017 11:16 AM

   Construction on Southbound I-39 to Westbound I-88

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work on the Interstate ramp from Southbound I-39 to Westbound I-88 near Rochelle will begin on Monday, April 10, 2017. William Charles Construction Company is the contractor for the project to reconstruct portions of the ramp.

The ramp will be closed during the improvement to allow for removal and replacement of the ramp pavement. Southbound I-39 traffic that wants to go westbound on I-88 should follow the detour signing directing them through the interchange.

Drivers should slow down for the construction zone and be alert for the additional traffic that will be using the inter loop ramps at the interchange for the detour route. The project is scheduled to be completed and the ramp opened by the end of June.

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.

4/10/2017 10:21 AM

   Southbound I-65 Ramp to Eastbound I-465 Closes April 10 for Up to 150 days

Weather permitting, construction contractors plan to close the southbound I-65 ramp to eastbound I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis for up to 150 days starting on Monday, April 10 after 9 p.m.

During the ramp closure, signed detours will direct traffic to Southport Road (Exit 103) to return northbound on I-65 and access eastbound I-465.

Overnight closures of up to two lanes of westbound I-465 and the northbound I-65 ramp to westbound I-465 continue for bridge demolition starting each night at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. The overnight lane and ramp closures allow crews to remove the I-65 bridges above as part of the $19.6 million project rebuilding six I-65 bridges over I-465 and Lick Creek.

What to expect ahead

Two lanes of southbound I-65 are shifted across the median to share the widened northbound side of the interstate. Opposing directions of traffic are separated by temporary concrete barriers. Traffic is expected to remain in this Phase 1 configuration through mid-summer.

Later this summer, both directions of I-65 traffic will be shifted to share the southbound side of the interstate while construction is completed on the northbound side. Phase 2 will also close the northbound I-65 ramp to westbound I-465 for up to 150 days.

Bridge construction is expected to be substantially complete, with all lanes and ramps open to traffic, before the end of this year. 

Traffic during construction

Traffic lane shifts, median crossovers and ramp closures are necessary to complete the project in phases while maximizing safety and mobility. Northbound I-65 will have three lanes and southbound I-65 will have two lanes throughout construction, except for overnight lane closures.

I-465 underneath the bridges have closed shoulders and overnight lane closures. Specific dates and traffic restrictions will be announced in advance and communicated to motorists using electronic message signs. All interstate lane closures will be scheduled between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

The I-65 and I-465 speed limits are reduced to 55 mph through the work zone and further reduced to 45 mph when workers are present and lights are flashing.

Stay informed

For more information about rebuilding six bridges on I-65 near I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis, go to http://www.in.gov/indot/3609.htm

Follow INDOT East Central on Facebook and @INDOTEast on Twitter. Find links to all INDOT social media pages at http://bit.ly/INDOTsocial

Subscribe to receive text and email alerts about INDOT projects and services at http://bit.ly/INDOTsubscription

Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at indot.carsprogram.org, , 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone.

4/7/2017 7:37 AM

   I-65 Bridge Project to Close Lanes South of Roselawn in Jasper County

Crews to close one northbound and one southbound lane of the bridge over Moffitt Ditch

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to lane closures on I-65, between IN-10 and IN-14, from mile marker 225 to 227, south of Roselawn, Monday, March 20 through the end of September. Crews will close one north and one southbound lane at a time, over the Moffitt Ditch bridge to make repairs and to restore the bridge surface.

During the project, I-65 will be open to all through traffic, but restricted to one north and one southbound lane in the work zone. Motorists should expect periodic delays and allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Taking care of what we have

INDOT has been expanding its investments in maintenance and preservation projects to keep pavement and bridges in good condition for as long as possible, targeting bridges and roadway sections with the right treatments at the right times.

Drivers in Northwest Indiana can monitor road closures, road conditions, and traffic alerts at any time via the District’s social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

3/13/2017 5:36 PM

   Southbound I-75 Detroit To Downriver

COUNTY:
Wayne
COMMUNITIES AFFECTED:
Detroit, Melvindale, River Rouge, Lincoln Park, Allen Park, Taylor, Southgate, and Brownstown Township

START DATE:
Weekend of Feb. 4, 2017

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Late 2018

PROJECT DETAILS:
Southbound I-75 will be closed from Detroit to Downriver in less than three weeks. This closure is part of the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) approximately $200 million investment in major repairs over a two-year period.

The detour begins at I-96 in Detroit to Northline Road in 2017; during 2018, the detour will be from I-96 to Sibley Road. Only southbound I-75 will be closed during the two-year period while northbound I-75 will remain open at all times.

The project includes:

  • Removing and replacing all concrete on the I-75 Rouge River bridge, the largest concrete surface in Michigan (approximately 20 football fields).
  • Replacing concrete on the I-75 bridge at Fort Street, south of Springwells Road.
  • Removing the Goddard Street bridge over I-75 and replacing it with two smaller bridges.
  • Repairing 13 other bridges along I-75 through the Downriver communities.
  • Adding intelligent transportation system (ITS) equipment. ITS includes a combination of electronic, telecommunication and information technology MDOT uses to improve safety and travel times on the transportation system.

The decision to close one direction of I-75 is based on multiple factors, including:

  • Speed: Rebuilding one side of the bridge at a time without traffic present will result in the project being completed in the shortest amount of time.
  • Cost: The shorter project duration resulting from rebuilding one side of bridge at a time will result in the lowest overall project cost.
  • Safety: If the bridge was constructed in sections with both directions of traffic sharing one side, there wouldn't be adequate room for emergency crews to respond to incidents on the bridge.
  • Mobility: Maintaining limited two-way traffic on one side of freeway would cause back-ups in both directions, as opposed to one direction. 
  • Quality: Rebuilding one side of the bridge at a time will allow construction to proceed without interruption since there will be no need to maintain traffic. The decreased vibrations from nearby traffic will result in the best quality workmanship.
  • Duration: By closing southbound I-75, construction activity will move faster since not as much time and effort will be needed to shift traffic.

Motorists will see signs announcing the closure along I-75 to allow residents, businesses, and drivers plenty of time to prepare alternate routes. Detours and details can be found at the project website, www.75rougeriver.com.

The detour route is southbound I-75 to westbound I-96, then southbound I-275 to southbound I-75 in Monroe. Other alternate routes include I-94, M-85 (Fort Street), Jefferson Avenue, and Dix Highway.

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