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Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Restrictions for the week of June 27, 2016

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

  •     IL-127, between Keyesport Rd. and Sale Barn Rd., intermittently restricted to one lane between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:30 PM to construct a new asphalt overlay on this route through September 2016. (SEP)


CALHOUN/GREENE COUNTIES

  •     Joe Page Bridge carrying IL-16/100 over the Illinois River is restricted to one lane. Temporary traffic signals are in place to maintain two-way traffic through this area. This work is required to perform maintenance repairs and paint the existing bridge. This phase is to be completed by July 31, 2016, and after that both lanes of the bridge will be open to traffic. (JA)


GREENE COUNTY

  •     **NEW** IL-267, between Prairie Street in Greenfield and the Morgan/Greene County line will be intermittently restricted to one lane between 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM to perform pavement repairs through the end of June 2016. (JA)


GREENE/JERSEY COUNTIES

  •     IL-267 over Macoupin Creek at the Greene/Jersey County line is restricted to one lane with two-way traffic being maintained via temporary traffic signals to make repairs to the existing bridge to be completed by the end of August 2016. (JA)


JERSEY COUNTY

  •     IL-3, from Grafton Hills Rd. to IL-109 near Grafton, one lane restricted to perform widening, box culvert extensions and resurfacing through December 2016. (JA)

 

  •     US-67 between Haven Rd. and Hilltop Ln. near Delhi will be intermittently restricted to one lane between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM to perform pavement repairs through July 8, 2016. (JA)

 

  •     IL-16 near June Street just east of Jerseyville will be intermittently restricted to one lane between 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM to perform pavement repairs through July 8, 2016. (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 15, 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 late Fall 2016. (SEP)

 

  •     IL-143 in Wood River, eastbound lane restrictions to construct drainage improvements for ongoing levee certification through July 15, 2016. (Ops)

 

  •     IL-143, IL 157, and IL 159 in downtown area of Edwardsville, intermittent lane restrictions Sunday evenings through Thursday evenings during overnight hours from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM to repair the existing pavement and construct a new asphalt overlay through July 2016 at the following locations:
  •     IL-157 (West St., St. Louis St., West Vandalia St., and East Vandalia St.) between West Schwarz St. and Hillsboro Ave.;

    IL-143 (East Vandalia St. and Marine Rd.) between IL-157 and Schwarz Rd;
    IL-159 (North Main St.) between Vandalia St. and East College Ave.
 

  • The Department asks motorists to abide by the post "No Parking" signs used to close off parking lanes along these routes. Any vehicles parked in the identified "No Parking" zones will be towed at the owners expense so that work can continue.

 

  •     IL-157, from IL 140 in Hamel to 0.12 miles North of IL-143/157 East Junction in Edwardsville, reduced to one lane during work hours to complete the resurfacing of the existing pavement through mid-October 2016. (JA)

 

  •     IL-159, from Troy Road to Magnolia Street in Edwardsville, intermittently restricted to one lane nightly between 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM to construct a thin asphalt surface on the roadway through July 2016. (JA)

 

  •     Blackburn Road, between IL-143 and 0.6 miles north of IL-143, intermittently restricted daily between the hours of 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM to construct a new asphalt overlay through July 2016. (JA)

 

  •     Old Alton Road between New Poag Road and West Chain of Rocks Road will be intermittently restricted to one lane daily between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM to construct an oil and chip coating on this route through mid-of July. (JA)

 

  •     West Chain of Rocks Road between IL-3 and St. Thomas Road intermittently restricted to one lane daily between the hours of 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM to construct a new asphalt overlay on this route through June 2016. (JA)


MARION COUNTY
 

  •     US-50, at the Brubaker Creek Bridge approximately two miles east of Salem, is reduced to one lane, and two-way traffic is being maintained through this area via the temporary traffic signals. This work is required to replace the existing structure and should be completed by mid-September 2016. (SEP)


MONROE COUNTY
 

  •     South Market Street in Waterloo, between IL-156 and IL-3, will be intermittently restricted to one lane daily between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:30 PM to construct a new asphalt overlay through June 2016. (JGG)


RANDOLPH COUNTY

  •     Roots Rd., between Oakview Rd. and Collins Rd., will be closed for the removal and replacement of the existing bridge deck carrying Roots Rd. over the Union Pacific Railroad through July 2016. (JGG)


ST. CLAIR COUNTY
 

  •     I-55/64 westbound, between 3rd St. and Tudor Ave., the right lane will remain closed through November 2016, at which time the next sequence of work will require that the left lane be 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 Rd. 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 summer 2016. (SEP)

 

  •     IL-15 bridges over IL- 13, Belleville, one lane closed in each direction of bridges through summer 2016. (SEP)

 

  •     IL-111, from north of St. Clair Ave. to State St., lane restrictions to complete pavement repairs and resurfacing through July 1, 2016. Flaggers will be utilized to maintain two-way traffic through the work zone. (JGG)

 

  •     IL-156, between IL-159 and IL-13, intermittently restricted to one lane to complete pavement repairs and resurfacing through late June 2016. (JGG)

 

  •     IL-157 at IL-161/St. Clair Ave., the bridge carrying IL-157 over IL-161/St. Clair Ave. will be closed for removal and replacement of the bridge through fall 2016. 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 Rd., closed except to local traffic to reconstruct Rieder Rd. and construct a new interstate interchange with I-64 through mid-May 2017. (SEP)


WASHINGTON COUNTY

 

  •     I-64 eastbound and westbound from 0.9 miles west of CR-11 to the Jefferson County line, including the US-51 interchange ramps, will be intermittently restricted to one lane in each direction weekdays between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM to perform repairs to the pavement and install a thin asphalt surface until Fall. (SEP)


 

6/28/2016 10:45 AM (Updated 6/28/2016 10:45 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Closure of I-80 Westbound Ramp to IL 26

 Ottawa, IL - The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the I-80 Westbound ramp to IL 26 in Princeton will be closed from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm on Tuesday June 28, 2016.

A $5,809,732.05 contract has been awarded to Advanced Asphalt Company of Princeton, IL for the project which consists of the reconstruction of IL 26 with a four-lane divided roadway and widening and resurfacing of the I-80 westbound exit ramp.

During the ramp closure I-180 south to US 6 west will be utilized as a detour. Message boards will direct motorists through the detour.

6/28/2016 8:57 AM (Updated 6/28/2016 8:57 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   I-74 Lane Closures near Morton

 PEORIA - The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the following lane closures on I-74 between I-474 and I-155, near Morton in Tazewell County:

Two left lanes of eastbound I-74 will be closed from 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 24 to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27.

  •  These closures are necessary for electrical work to be completed.

Intermittent overnight (5:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.) lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-74 June 27 and Tuesday, June 28.

  •  These closures are necessary for pavement marking work to be completed.

Single lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-74 from 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 to 6:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30. Intermittent 20 minute full closures of eastbound and westbound I-74, starting at 8:30 p.m. June 29.

  •  These closures are necessary for crews to remove a sign truss.

The overall project is the complete reconstruction of I-74 from Pleasant Hill Rd. to Morton Ave. in Tazewell County. The project is expected to be completed by Fall 2016.

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

6/28/2016 8:52 AM (Updated 6/28/2016 8:52 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Most highway projects to be put on hold for Fourth of July holiday travel

To accommodate heavy traffic expected during the three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend, construction on most major highway projects in Wisconsin will be suspended at noon on Friday, July 1 and will not resume until Tuesday, July 5. However, motorists may still encounter narrow lanes and lane shifts, which require reduced speeds in work zones, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).
 
“Peak travel times are expected between approximately noon and 8 p.m. on Friday and Monday,” says Don Greuel with WisDOT’s Project Services Section. “Traffic will be heavy throughout the holiday period, so driving through work zones will require caution and patience. To prevent crashes, drivers need to slow down, pay attention and not follow other vehicles too closely when approaching and traveling through work zones.  Rear-end collisions caused primarily by speeding, distracted driving and tailgating are the most frequent type of crash in work zones.”
 
Last year, five people died in a traffic crashes in Wisconsin during the Fourth of July holiday period, which ran from Friday, July 3, through Sunday, July 5.
 
“To help prevent needless deaths and injuries from  traffic crashes, the Wisconsin State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies will be out in force during the holiday weekend to crackdown on speeding, tailgating, distracted driving, unbuckled drivers and passengers, as well as drunken driving,” says David Pabst, director of the WisDOT Bureau of Transportation Safety.
 
Significant road construction projects that may affect highway travel during the holiday weekend include the following:
 

  •     Zoo Interchange project in Milwaukee County - lane closures on I-94 eastbound at Sunny Slope Road and on I-41/I-894 northbound at National Ave. The system ramp from I-94 westbound to I-41/I-894 southbound and various other exit and entrance ramps remain closed.

 

  •     Lakefront Gateway project in downtown Milwaukee - access to the lakefront at Lincoln Memorial Drive is closed. Posted detours show alternate access to lakefront destinations and locations to re-enter the freeway system.

 

  •     In Elkhorn, the US 12/County NN Interchange has closures on its on/off ramps affecting travel to the Lake Geneva area. Adjacent collector/distributor roadways remain open providing access to I-43 ramps. Detour routes are posted.

 

  •     I-41/US 45 rehabilitation project in Washington County - a single lane closure on I-41/US 45 northbound from County Q to the I-41/US 45 split will be in effect from Thursday evening (June 30) until noon Friday (July 1).

 

  •     I-39/90 in Dane and Rock counties - new exit ramp location from I-39/90 southbound to WIS 59 (Exit 163) near Edgerton and Newville. Ramps to/from I-39/90 northbound at US 51 interchange (Exit 156) are closed until late September 2016. Alternate routes are required.

 

  •     Madison Beltline and Verona Road (US 18/151) interchange in Dane County.

 

  •     I-90 in La Crosse reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction.

 

  •     US 51 in Marathon County - single lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 55 mph between Decator Drive and County WW.

 

  •     WIS 29 in Marathon County - single lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 55 mph between Sunrise Drive and Business 51.

 

  •     US 51 in Oneida County - passing lanes between Rocky Run Road and South Blue Lake Road are closed. US 51 remains open to one lane of traffic in each direction.

 

  •     Business 51 (Post Road) in Portage County - single lane closures and temporary traffic signals between Green Drive and Springville Drive.

 

  •     WIS 54/Wood and Portage County U intersection - single lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 55 mph.

 

  •     I-41 in Brown County - there are narrowed travel lanes and shoulders in several locations and reduced speeds to 55 mph from Grant Street to Lineville Road. Also, the southbound I-41 off-ramp to Velp Avenue remains closed with a marked detour.

 

  •     I-43 and I-43/I-41 interchange in Brown County - I-43 between Atkinson Drive and I-41 is reduced to a single lane in each direction with speed reduced to 55 mph. The southbound I-41 off-ramp to I-43 remains closed with a marked detour. Also, the northbound I-43 ramp to I-41 southbound remains closed.

 

  •     Eastbound WIS 172 to southbound I-41 ramp closed June 20 for about six weeks to connect the existing ramp with new construction.

 

  •     Eastbound WIS 172 traffic seeking southbound I-41 will be detoured east on WIS 172 to Vanderperren Way, to Ashland Avenue and back to southbound I-41.

 

  •     In Manitowoc County, I-43 will be down to one lane near the village of Cleveland. Travelers can use I-41 as an alternate route north or south.

 

  •     US 10 eastbound between Winnebago County CB and I-41 northbound is reduced to a single lane.

 

  •     In Marinette County - US 141 southbound is closed in the village of Wausaukee from WIS 180 to north village of Wausaukee limit. A detour using local streets is posted.


For up-to-the-minute information on work zones and incidents that may affect highway travel, motorists can access the state’s 511 travel information system by downloading the free 511 Wisconsin mobile app or following @511WI on Twitter. Users can also access the system by dialing 511 on a phone or visiting 511wi.gov on the web. To eliminate distractions while behind the wheel, drivers should use mobile communication devices only when their vehicle is completely stopped and off the traveled portion of the roadway.

NOTE: View this document on the Web at: http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/news/index.htm.

6/27/2016 11:40 AM (Updated 6/27/2016 11:40 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Deck Sealing Project in Cook County

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that bridge deck sealing will take place at various structures, in Blue Island, Calumet City, Chicago Ridge, Lansing, South Holland and Thornton, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, July 5.

The bridge deck sealing project will require temporary closures at the following locations:

  • 127th Street (Burr Oak Avenue) at the Metra railroad yard in Blue Island
  • Southwest Highway over CSXT railroad in Chicago Ridge
  • The ramp from westbound Interstate 94 to southbound Illinois 394 in Lansing
  • The ramp from eastbound Interstate 80 to westbound Interstate 94 in Lansing, South Holland and Thornton
  • Burnham Avenue viaduct at State Street in Calumet City

In order to complete the work, one lane will be closed in each direction to perform work on arterial roads. Full ramp closures will be necessary to perform work on expressway ramps. The closures are expected to last one day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on non-ramp locations and one night from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. on expressway ramps. The project will be completed in mid-August.

Motorists can expect delays and should 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.

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.

6/24/2016 12:37 PM (Updated 6/25/2016 8:42 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Temporary, Overnight Ramp Closure Scheduled this week on IL-390 for I-290 Interchange Project

A temporary, overnight closure and detour of the ramp connecting Meacham Road to eastbound IL-390 and I-290 is scheduled this weekend for bridge beam placement as part of the construction of the ramp bridge connecting Rohlwing Road to eastbound IL-390.

Electronic message signs and construction signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the overnight closures and detours. The temporary closures are necessary to provide a work zone and safely accommodate the construction of the I-290 Interchange. All work is weather dependent.  

The Illinois Tollway is constructing ramps to connect the new Rohlwing Road Bridge to IL-390 as part of the new I-290 Interchange for the new IL-390 Tollway. The ramp carrying Rohlwing Road traffic to eastbound IL-390 is scheduled to be complete in 2017.

On Saturday, June 25, one eastbound lane on IL-390 between Meacham Road and I-290 is scheduled to close at 9 p.m., followed by second lane closure at 11 p.m. to prepare for bridge beam placement. 

At 1 a.m. on Sunday, June 26, a full closure of the ramp connecting Meacham Road to eastbound IL-390 and I-290 is scheduled and traffic will be detoured. The ramp is scheduled to reopen by 7 a.m. and all lanes are scheduled to reopen by 10 a.m. Sunday, June 26.

Posted detours will direct traffic traveling to I-290 to take the eastbound frontage road to Rohlwing Road and travel north to Biesterfield Road to reach the I-290 Interchange. To reach IL-390, traffic will be directed onto eastbound I-290 to access IL-390.

A similar closure will be scheduled overnight Sunday, June 26, to complete bridge beam placement, with all lanes and the ramp scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. on Monday, June 27, ahead of rush hour traffic.

 

 

Work on the Rohlwing Road Interchange is being coordinated with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Cook and DuPage Counties and the Village of Itasca, along with local police and fire departments.

Work Zone Safety

The Illinois Tollway is committed to ensuring that the IL-390 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 zone speed limits are in effect in all construction zones 24/7 and drivers should continue to watch for changing traffic patterns and use caution, especially when workers are present. On IL-390 a 45 mph work zone speed limit is in effect throughout the construction season. Work zone speed limits are in place on other roads in the project area as well, including a 55 mph work zone speed limit on I-290.  

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.

I-290 Interchange Project

As part of the new IL-390 Tollway, the Illinois Tollway is completely rebuilding the I-290 Interchange at IL-390. Currently, about 83,000 vehicles per day use ramps at the IL-390/I-290 Interchange; 127,000 vehicles per day are expected to use the new interchange ramps when it opens in 2017 – an increase of more than 53 percent. Today, about 240,000 vehicles a day travel through the IL-390/I-290 area. By 2030, that number is expected to increase to 340,000.

The I-290 Interchange Project is estimated at approximately $440 million and will include 17 ramps and 15 new bridges in the interchange area between Meacham/Medinah Road and Prospect Avenue and will create direct access with a new fly-over ramp and free-flow traffic movements to and from IL-390 in all directions. The I-290 Interchange Project also includes construction of a new Rohlwing Road Bridge and access improvements along IL-390 between Meacham Road/Medinah Road and Prospect Avenue. The new I-290 Interchange Project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017.

Maps and construction project information about the I-290 Interchange Project are available in the “Projects by Roadway” section in the Construction/Planning section on the Tollway’s website at www.illinoistollway.com.

The new IL-390 Tollway I-290 Interchange is part of the $3.4 billion Elgin O'Hare Western Access Project and is included in the Tollway’s 15-year, $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Moving the Future.  

Getting Tollway Construction Information

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

  • www.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
  • www.travelmidwest.com – Real-time travel times
  • www.twitter.com – Real-time roadway incident information at Tollway Trip 90, Tollway Trip 88, Tollway Trip 355 and Tollway Trip 94/294
6/23/2016 5:46 PM (Updated 6/25/2016 8:38 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Overnight closure of US 45 northbound at I-41/US 45 split

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to perform paving work at the I-41/US 45 split in Washington County. To facilitate this work, a full closure of US 45 northbound will be required.
The closure of US 45 northbound is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 28 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. If weather conditions prohibit this work, the contingency date to perform operations is the evening of Wednesday, June 29.

Detour:

  • For northbound US 45 traffic: Continue north on I-41, past the spilt, to exit at eastbound WIS 145. Continue east on WIS 145 to connect with the entrance ramp for northbound US 45.

During this time period, northbound traffic on I-41/US 45 will be down to one lane, approaching the split. I-41 southbound and US 45 southbound are scheduled to remain open.
Safety to the traveling public is of the utmost priority. The safest way to perform this work is by enacting this closure.

The aforementioned activity is part of the I-41/US 45 Rehabilitation Project. More information can be found on 511 Wisconsin at http://projects.511wi.gov/41rehab/.

6/23/2016 2:54 PM (Updated 6/25/2016 8:27 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Dixon Interchange Ramp on Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) to Reopen in Advance of Petunia Festival, Holiday Weekend

Closure and detour scheduled to resume on July 5

The Dixon Interchange ramp bridge carrying eastbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) traffic over I-88 to IL-26 is scheduled to reopen temporarily next week in advance of the Dixon Petunia Festival and Fourth of July holiday weekend. The ramp closed in May for repairs and work is scheduled to be complete this fall.

On Wednesday, June 29, the ramp connecting eastbound I-88 to IL-26 is scheduled to reopen beginning at 11 p.m. The ramp will remain open through the holiday weekend, before closing again at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, as work continues to complete bridge repairs. All work is weather dependent.

Once the ramp is closed, a posted detour will once again be put in place directing traffic to exit at US-30 in Rock Falls located 11 miles west of the interchange and follow the detour route east to IL-26. Electronic message signs and detour signage will be in place in advance to alert drivers to dates and times for the closure and detour.

Full closure of the ramp bridge is necessary because the bridge structure is not wide enough to maintain traffic and provide a work zone. In addition to providing a safe work zone for construction workers and drivers, closure of the bridges will allow work to be complete in half the time.

The Illinois Tollway is repairing six local crossroad bridges on the western segment of I-88 in 2016. Other local crossroad bridges include Hoyle, Atkinson, Bollman and Nelson Road Bridges. Work on the he Pump Factory Road Bridge has been complete. Repairs on the local crossroad bridge structures include pavement patching, bridge joint replacement and repairs on beams and girders.

All work is being coordinated with Whiteside and Lee Counties and the Illinois Department of Transportation, along with local municipalities, townships, school districts and police and fire departments. Up to 1,300 vehicles use the ramp on a daily basis.

Maps and construction project information about the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Local Crossroad Bridge Project is available in the “Projects by Roadway” section in the Construction/Planning section on the Tollway’s website at www.illinoistollway.com.

6/23/2016 10:30 AM (Updated 6/25/2016 8:36 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Ramp Closures Scheduled to Begin Next Week in Aurora on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Farnsworth Interchange

Full closures with detours for four ramps with lane reductions and traffic shifts on Farnsworth Avenue for bridge reconstruction

Four ramps are scheduled to close with posted detours this week and all Farnsworth Avenue traffic is scheduled to shift onto the southbound side of the bridge by the end of June as the Farnsworth Avenue Interchange Project on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Aurora continues.

Electronic message signs and detour signage will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to dates and times for the scheduled closures and ramp detours. The closures are necessary to provide a work zone that safely accommodates the construction of the new ramps. All work is weather dependent.

The Farnsworth Avenue Interchange Project will provide a new bridge and interchange improvements including removal of two ramps carrying traffic from eastbound I-88 to northbound Farnsworth Avenue and from northbound Farnsworth Avenue to westbound I-88. The existing ramps at the interchange will be reconfigured to accommodate these traffic movements and improve traffic flow on Farnsworth Avenue and I-88. The project is scheduled to be complete in 2017.

Beginning the week of June 20, the ramps connecting eastbound I-88 to northbound Farnsworth Avenue and northbound Farnsworth Avenue to westbound I-88 will be closed permanently for removal and detours will be posted. Traffic on eastbound I-88 exiting to northbound Farnsworth Avenue will be detoured via Diehl Road, Eola Road and Butterfield Road. Traffic on northbound Farnsworth Avenue entering westbound I-88 will be detoured via a similar route using Butterfield Road, Eola Road and Bilter Road.

In addition, ramp closures and detours will also be put in place for the ramps connecting eastbound I-88 to southbound Farnsworth Avenue and southbound Farnsworth Avenue to westbound I-88 as work begins to reconfigure the ramps. Traffic for both these ramps will be detoured via Illinois Route 31 and Indian Trail Road. These ramps will reopen this summer.