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Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Major Traffic Stage Change on IL-59 in Naperville/Aurora

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)  - Traffic on IL-59 at the BNSF railroad viaduct, which is 1,000 feet south of North Aurora Road, will be reduced from two lanes to one lane in each direction.

The project consists of 1.57 miles of roadway reconstruction, resurfacing, retaining walls, noise abatement walls, lighting, traffic signals and other work on IL-59 from New York Street to N. Aurora Road in Naperville and Aurora. The anticipated completion date for this project is September 30, 2015.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, be on the alert for workers and equipment, expect delays and be prepared to stop.

4/15/2014 1:44 PM (Updated 7/30/2014 2:54 AM)

Michigan Department of Transportation logo   I-96 closed in Wayne County until October

I-96:

The eastbound and westbound I-96 service drives (Schoolcraft Road) have only the right lane open between Telegraph and Newburgh roads until October.

  The following ramps will be closed until October:

  • Outer Drive to westbound I-96;
  • Greenfield Road to westbound I-96;
  • Evergreen Road to westbound I-96; and 
  • Northbound and southbound M-39 (Southfield Freeway) ramps to westbound I-96.

On westbound I-96, all express lanes will be forced onto M-39. Local lanes will be forced off onto Telegraph Road. The westbound I-96 local lanes will NOT be able to access M-39.

Eastbound M-14 traffic will be forced off onto I-275.

The northbound and southbound I-275 ramps to eastbound I-96 will be reduced to one lane, with all eastbound traffic forced off at Newburgh Road.

For more information on this $148 million investment, go to the project website at www.96fix.com. Follow project updates on www.facebook.com/96fix and www.twitter.com/96fix.

4/2/2014 11:49 AM (Updated 7/18/2014 7:55 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Kickapoo Edwards Road at I-74

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that one lane of Kickapoo Edwards Road will be closed where it crosses over I-74 in Peoria County Wednesday, September 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The lane closure is necessary for joint repair work to be completed. Flaggers will control traffic during this time.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

For IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter, follow us at https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4.

9/2/2014 4:59 PM (Updated 9/2/2014 4:59 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Restrictions for the Week of September 1, 2014

JERSEY COUNTY

  • IL 3, from IL 109 to the Madison County line, lane closures during daylight hours for pavement patching, milling, resurfacing, and pavement marking through November 30, 2014.  (JS)

MADISON COUNTY

  • IL 3, from Pierce Lane near Godfrey to the Jersey County line, lane closures during daylight hours for pavement patching, milling, resurfacing, and pavement marking through November 30, 2014.  (JS)
  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • IL 140, from IL 159 to IL 157 in Hamel, reduced to one lane for pavement patching, surface removal, and new HMA surface through November 2014.  (JS)
  • **REVISED** IL 140, Hamel, east of I-55, lane closures may be encountered to construct turn lanes, intersection upgrades, and drainage improvements through September 2014.  (Ops)
  • IL 159, Collinsville, from north of East Clay St. to north of Cumberland St., lane closures may be encountered through fall 2016. (BG)
  • IL 159, near Edwardsville, daily lane closures from IL 143 to IL 140 for resurfacing through September 2014.  (JS)
  • Fairmont Avenue over I-55/70, Collinsville, closure of the bridge for inspection.  Traffic will be restricted between Eastport Plaza Drive and Fairway Blvd. (Ops)
  • IL 143, Pierron, bridge over Sugar Creek, reduced to one lane to perform bridge replacement through fall 2014.  (SP)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)

ST. CLAIR COUNTY

  • IL 3 at 8th Street, south of Interstates 55/64 and north of Monsanto Avenue, E. St. Louis, lane closures during non-peak hours for improvements through December 31, 2014.  (Ops)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • IL 13, 0.9 miles west of Marissa, reduced to one lane to install a new double box culvert through fall 2014.  (TB)
  • IL 13 under IL 15, Belleville, closed to all traffic through winter 2014. (TB)
  • IL 15, from I-255 to east of IL 159, reduced to one lane in both directions to make pavement repairs and complete resurfacing through September 21, 2014.  (JG)
  • IL 15 bridges over IL 13, Belleville, one lane closed in each direction of bridges through summer 2015. (TB)


List of daily lane closures, weather permitting:

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 

  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)
  • IL 140, from IL 159 to IL 157 in Hamel, reduced to one lane for pavement patching, surface removal, and new HMA surface through November 2014.  (JS)
  • IL 159, near Edwardsville, daily lane closures from IL 143 to IL 140 for resurfacing through September 2014.  (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • IL 15, from I-255 to east of IL 159, reduced to one lane in both directions to make pavement repairs and complete resurfacing through September 21, 2014.  Two lanes will remain open westbound between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and eastbound two lanes will be open between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  (JG)

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 

  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)
  • IL 140, from IL 159 to IL 157 in Hamel, reduced to one lane for pavement patching, surface removal, and new HMA surface through November 2014.  (JS)
  • **REVISED** IL 140, Hamel, east of I-55, lane closures may be encountered to construct turn lanes, intersection upgrades, and drainage improvements through September 2014.  (Ops)
  • IL 159, near Edwardsville, daily lane closures from IL 143 to IL 140 for resurfacing through September 2014.  (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • IL 15, from I-255 to east of IL 159, reduced to one lane in both directions to make pavement repairs and complete resurfacing through September 21, 2014.  Two lanes will remain open westbound between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and eastbound two lanes will be open between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  (JG)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

  •  **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)
  • IL 140, from IL 159 to IL 157 in Hamel, reduced to one lane for pavement patching, surface removal, and new HMA surface through November 2014.  (JS)
  • **REVISED** IL 140, Hamel, east of I-55, lane closures may be encountered to construct turn lanes, intersection upgrades, and drainage improvements through September 2014.  (Ops)
  • IL 159, near Edwardsville, daily lane closures from IL 143 to IL 140 for resurfacing through September 2014.  (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • IL 15, from I-255 to east of IL 159, reduced to one lane in both directions to make pavement repairs and complete resurfacing through September 21, 2014.  Two lanes will remain open westbound between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and eastbound two lanes will be open between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  (JG)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 

  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • IL 140, from IL 159 to IL 157 in Hamel, reduced to one lane for pavement patching, surface removal, and new HMA surface through November 2014.  (JS)
  • **REVISED** IL 140, Hamel, east of I-55, lane closures may be encountered to construct turn lanes, intersection upgrades, and drainage improvements through September 2014.  (Ops)
  • IL 159, near Edwardsville, daily lane closures from IL 143 to IL 140 for resurfacing through September 2014.  (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)
  • IL 15, from I-255 to east of IL 159, reduced to one lane in both directions to make pavement repairs and complete resurfacing through September 21, 2014.  Two lanes will remain open westbound between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and eastbound two lanes will be open between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  (JG)


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 

  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • IL 140, from IL 159 to IL 157 in Hamel, reduced to one lane for pavement patching, surface removal, and new HMA surface through November 2014.  (JS)
  • **REVISED** IL 140, Hamel, east of I-55, lane closures may be encountered to construct turn lanes, intersection upgrades, and drainage improvements through September 2014.  (Ops)
  • IL 159, near Edwardsville, daily lane closures from IL 143 to IL 140 for resurfacing through September 2014.  (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)
  • IL 15, from I-255 to east of IL 159, reduced to one lane in both directions to make pavement repairs and complete resurfacing through September 21, 2014.  Two lanes will remain open westbound between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and eastbound two lanes will be open between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  (JG)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

  • **NEW** IL 111 at Chain of Rocks Road, Pontoon Beach, intersection closed to all traffic through September 23, 2014. (JS)
  • I-64 from 18th Street to east of IL 111, westbound and eastbound lane closures to perform staged bridge repair work through winter 2014.  (TB)
  • I-255, between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270, two of three lanes closed northbound and southbound at all times to complete repairs and bridge work through fall 2014.  (JS)


For IDOT District 8 updates on Twitter, follow us at https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8.

9/2/2014 1:21 PM (Updated 9/2/2014 1:23 PM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Genoa Road Interchange Project Continues With Ramp Construction on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90)

Eastbound entrance and exit ramps to be rebuilt and reconfigured

DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Construction on the Genoa Road Interchange Project on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) is scheduled to continue this week with work to begin reconfiguring the interchange to improve traffic flow and increase opportunities for economic development. The interchange will remain open throughout construction, which is scheduled to be completed in 2015.

The first phase of the $13 million Genoa Road Interchange Project was completed earlier this year with the removal and reconstruction of the Genoa Road Bridge carrying traffic over I-90 to accommodate the new, wider roadway being built as part of the $2.5 billion I-90 Rebuilding and Widening Project.

During the final phase of construction, the eastbound entrance and exit ramps will be rebuilt as separate ramps on the south side of I-90, eliminating a loop ramp and removing a shared ramp bridge. The new eastbound exit ramp is anticipated to open by the end of this year, with completion of the new eastbound entrance ramp scheduled in 2015. The new configuration will be similar to what is currently in place for westbound entrance and exit ramps on the north side of I-90.

“In response to local requests, we are rebuilding these ramps to improve access for drivers traveling to and from the city of Belvidere and the Boone County area,” said Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur. “Coupled with a new interchange at Irene Road and the rebuilding and widening of I-90, this project will help improve traffic flow for commuters and businesses alike.”

Beginning this week, work will begin by shifting Genoa Road traffic to the west to provide a work zone to begin rebuilding and widening Genoa Road to include new turn lanes and a traffic signal where the new ramps will be built. Traffic on Genoa Road will remain in this configuration until the end of the year.

In addition, lanes reduction and temporary, full roadway closures are scheduled overnight this week to remove overhead electrical lines crossing I-90.  Weather permitting, beginning at 12 a.m. on Thursday, September 4, traffic in both directions will be reduced to one lane. Three, full closures of 15-minute durations will begin after 1 a.m. and traffic will be restored to two lanes by 5 a.m. in time for the morning rush hour.  The same closures will be scheduled to begin at 12 a.m. on Friday, September 5, if work is not completed Thursday.

Ramp construction will also begin this month with earthwork to prepare to build both of the new ramps.  All traffic using the Genoa Road Interchange to travel to and from I-90 will continue to use the existing ramps without disruption until the end of the year.

Construction of the new eastbound exit ramp is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, along with a temporary eastbound entrance ramp. Once these ramps open to traffic, the existing eastbound exit and entrance ramps will be permanently closed. In 2015, the existing ramps and ramp bridge will be removed and will allow for completion of the new eastbound entrance ramp.

Up to 8,800 vehicles use the Genoa Road Interchange daily, with up to 4,300 vehicles using the eastbound entrance and exit ramps. The Genoa Road Interchange Project is being coordinated with Boone County, the city of Belvidere, Spring and Flora townships and the Illinois Department of Transportation, along with local municipalities, school districts and police and fire departments. The project is part of the I-90 Rebuilding and Widening Project and is funded by the Tollway's 15-year, $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.