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Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Closure of Frey Meadows Road at Tributary of Sugar Creek
The Illinois Department of Transportation today announces that Frey Meadows Road will be closed at Tributary of Sugar Creek beginning Monday, January 23, 2017, weather permitting. This work is required to replace the existing structure and is expected to be completed by summer of this year.
Motorists should consider alternate routes to avoid delays, watch for workers and use caution when travelling in the work zone.
 

Additional information is available at http://stl-traffic.org.
 

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1/19/2017 2:57 PM (Updated 1/19/2017 5:47 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   US-40 Reduced to One Lane at I-70
The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that US-40 will be reduced to one lane at I-70 beginning Monday, January 30, 2017, weather permitting. Intermittent daylight lane closures will be utilized until temporary traffic signals are installed at this location. Once the temporary traffic signals are installed, US-40 will be reduced to one lane and two-way traffic will be maintained through this area via the temporary traffic signals. This work is required in order to replace the existing bridge joints and is expected to be completed by mid-summer of this year.
Motorists are urged to be patient, reduce speed, obey all warning signs and allow extra time when traveling through the work zone.
 
 
Additional information is available at http://stl-traffic.org.

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1/19/2017 2:55 PM (Updated 1/20/2017 11:37 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Restrictions for the week of Januaray 16, 2017

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

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

 

  •     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-4, St. Jacob, structure over the East Fork of Silver Creek approximately 0.7 mile north of US-40, reduced to one-way traffic with width restrictions in place and temporary traffic signals for the remainder of construction through spring 2017. (SEP)

 

  •     SIU Northern Access Road over Cahokia Creek between IL-143 and New Poag Road will be 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)


ST. CLAIR COUNTY

 

  •     I-55/64 westbound, between 3rd Street and Tudor Avenue, the right lane remains closed through spring 2017. Throughout the duration of this work, one lane of traffic will be closed at all times leaving two lanes open for traffic to construct a new ramp that will connect eastbound traffic from the Martin Luther King Bridge to westbound I-55/64. (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 Rd. 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)

 

  •     IL-13 under IL-15, Belleville, closed to all traffic through spring 2017. (SEP)

 

  •     IL-15 bridges over IL-13, Belleville, one lane closed in each direction of bridges through spring 2017. (SEP)

 

  •     IL-157 at IL-161/St. Clair Avenue, the bridge carrying IL-157 over IL-161/St. Clair Avenue closed for removal and replacement of the bridge through the winter. A marked detour and message boards utilizing routes IL-15 and I-64 will be in place to route traffic around this closure. (JGG)

 

  •     Rieder Rd., from US-50 to Wherry Road, closed except to local traffic to reconstruct Rieder Rd. and construct a new interstate interchange with I-64 through mid-May 2017. (SEP)


 

1/19/2017 11:17 AM (Updated 1/19/2017 11:17 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Lane Closures and Detour Scheduled This Weekend on Arlington Heights Road in Itasca for Bridge Work

Lane closures planned for bridge beam installation as part of new IL-390 Tollway construction

Lane closures including a posted detour will be scheduled this weekend on Arlington Heights Road and Thorndale Avenue in Itasca for bridge beam installation as part of construction of new IL-390 Tollway over Arlington Heights Road.

Beam installation for the new IL-390 Tollway will be done during the weekend to minimize the impact on traffic. The roadway closure is necessary to provide a work zone that safely accommodates the construction of the bridge. Electronic message signs will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the closures and the posted detour.

Weather permitting, on Saturday, January 21, Arlington Heights Road at Thorndale Avenue is scheduled to close from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. for bridge beam placement. A detour will be posted directing traffic to use Prospect Avenue, Ketter Drive, Pierce Road and Hamilton Lakes Drive to access Arlington Heights Road.