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Location Mile Marker Severity Closure Details Time Periods Source Description
NB IL-1 from 130th St (+0.1 miles) to 129th Pl Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/16/16 7:00 AM to 12/22/16 11:59 PM IDOT A posted detour will direct northbound traffic on Halsted Street to go west on Sibley Boulevard (147th Street), north on S. Wood Street and east on 127th Street to meet back with Halsted Street. Southbound traffic on Halsted Street will take the reverse route.
SB IL-1 from 129th Pl to 130th St (-0.1 miles) Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/16/16 7:00 AM to 12/22/16 11:59 PM IDOT A posted detour will direct northbound traffic on Halsted Street to go west on Sibley Boulevard (147th Street), north on S. Wood Street and east on 127th Street to meet back with Halsted Street. Southbound traffic on Halsted Street will take the reverse route.
NEB IL-7 (159th St) from Gougar Rd to Will Cook Rd Medium Various lanes closed 5/1/15 12:00 AM to 8/15/17 11:59 PM IDOT The improvement consists of roadway reconstruction and widening of IL Route 7 and roadway reconstruction and roadway widening of related cross roads. The improvement includes the installation of proposed storm sewer, pipe culverts, precast box culverts, (3) retaining walls, (2) pile-supported embankments, traffic signals, and collateral work necessary to complete the project as shown in the plans. Detour: Oak Valley Trail will be closed for approximately 15 days. A detour will be along S. Bell Rd.
SWB IL-7 (159th St) from Will Cook Rd to Gougar Rd Medium Various lanes closed 5/1/15 12:00 AM to 8/15/17 11:59 PM IDOT The improvement consists of roadway reconstruction and widening of IL Route 7 and roadway reconstruction and roadway widening of related cross roads. The improvement includes the installation of proposed storm sewer, pipe culverts, precast box culverts, (3) retaining walls, (2) pile-supported embankments, traffic signals, and collateral work necessary to complete the project as shown in the plans. Detour: Oak Valley Trail will be closed for approximately 15 days. A detour will be along S. Bell Rd.
EB IL-68 at Wilke Rd Medium Various lanes closed 2/15/16 7:00 AM to 7/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT The project will add a right turn lane from eastbound Dundee Road to N. Wilke Road and from eastbound Dundee Road to Kennicott Avenue.The overall improvements to the intersections will modernize traffic signals, improve pedestrian safety and ease traffic congestion coming off of Illinois 53.
EB IL-68 at Kennicott Ave Medium Various lanes closed 2/15/16 7:00 AM to 7/31/17 11:59 PM IDOT The project will add a right turn lane from eastbound Dundee Road to N. Wilke Road and from eastbound Dundee Road to Kennicott Avenue.The overall improvements to the intersections will modernize traffic signals, improve pedestrian safety and ease traffic congestion coming off of Illinois 53.
EB IL-72 at I-90 Medium Various lanes closed 10/14/16 7:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway On Touhy Avenue in Des Plaines, beginning in late October, overnight closures for eastbound and westbound traffic will be necessary for bridge beam placement. The overnight roadway closures will be scheduled between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. and detours will be posted. Currently, traffic on Touhy Avenue is reduced to two lanes of eastbound traffic and one lane of westbound traffic. Traffic will remain in this configuration through early November as bridge construction continues.
NEB IL-171 from Cokes Rd to State St Medium Various lanes closed 8/16/16 7:00 AM to 11/1/17 11:59 PM IDOT
SWB IL-171 from State St to Cokes Rd Medium Various lanes closed 8/16/16 7:00 AM to 11/1/17 11:59 PM IDOT
EB 159th St from Will Cook Rd to Ravinia Ave Medium Various lanes closed 4/23/15 12:00 AM to 8/15/17 11:59 PM IDOT Reconstruction and add lanes, drainage improvement, shared-use path, sidewalk, traffic signals, and other related work on 2.53 miles of US Route 6/IL Route 7 (159th St.) from Will-Cook Road to Ravinia Ave located in Orland Park and Orland Township. Detour: 104th Ave Detour: 104th Ave closed at 159th St. NB & SB 104th Ave traffic to use the following detour routes: Use 167th St west to 108th Ave; follow 108th Ave north to 159th St. Use 167th St east to US-45; follow US-45 north to 159th St.
WB 159th St from Ravinia Ave to Will Cook Rd Medium Various lanes closed 4/23/15 12:00 AM to 8/15/17 11:59 PM IDOT Reconstruction and add lanes, drainage improvement, shared-use path, sidewalk, traffic signals, and other related work on 2.53 miles of US Route 6/IL Route 7 (159th St.) from Will-Cook Road to Ravinia Ave located in Orland Park and Orland Township. Detour: 104th Ave Detour: 104th Ave closed at 159th St. NB & SB 104th Ave traffic to use the following detour routes: Use 167th St west to 108th Ave; follow 108th Ave north to 159th St. Use 167th St east to US-45; follow US-45 north to 159th St.
NB 25th Ave from St Charles Rd to Lake St Medium All lanes and shoulders closed 1/1/15 7:18 AM to 5/31/17 7:18 AM Gateway 25th Ave over the RR tracks; Long term closure.
SB 25th Ave from Lake St to St Charles Rd Medium All lanes and shoulders closed 1/1/15 7:18 AM to 5/31/17 7:18 AM Gateway 25th Ave over the RR tracks; Long term closure.
WB Algonquin Rd (IL 62) from Magnolia Dr to Arbor Dr Medium Right lane closed, two lanes open 8/22/16 12:00 AM to 12/9/16 11:59 PM IDOT Drainage improvement on the northbound Illinois Route 53 exit ramp to Algonquin Road in the Villages of Rolling Meadows and Schaumburg.
EB Algonquin Rd (IL 62) from Arbor Dr to Magnolia Dr Medium Right lane closed, two lanes open 8/22/16 12:00 AM to 12/9/16 11:59 PM IDOT Drainage improvement on the northbound Illinois Route 53 exit ramp to Algonquin Road in the Villages of Rolling Meadows and Schaumburg.
NB Halsted St (IL-1) from 127th St to 147th St Major All lanes closed 8/16/16 12:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM IDOT Structural steel repairs and cleaning and painting the existing steel structure carrying IL 1 (Halsted Avenue) over the Little Calumet River in the City of Chicago. Detour: Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured west at 147th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel north to 127th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave. Motorists traveling southbound will be detoured west at 127th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel south to 147th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave.
SB Halsted St (IL-1) from 147th St to 127th St Major All lanes closed 8/16/16 12:00 AM to 12/16/16 11:59 PM IDOT Structural steel repairs and cleaning and painting the existing steel structure carrying IL 1 (Halsted Avenue) over the Little Calumet River in the City of Chicago. Detour: Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured west at 147th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel north to 127th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave. Motorists traveling southbound will be detoured west at 127th St. to S Wood St. At S Wood St., motorists will travel south to 147th St., where they will be directed east to Halsted Ave.
EB Higgins Rd (IL-72) from Lexington Dr to I-290 Expressway (I-290) Medium Various lanes closed 7/22/16 12:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT Intersection Improvement and traffic signal modernization on IL-72 from Lexington Dr. to I-290 east ramps in Schaumburg.
WB Higgins Rd (IL-72) from I-290 Expressway (I-290) to Lexington Dr Medium Various lanes closed 7/22/16 12:00 AM to 6/30/17 11:59 PM IDOT Intersection Improvement and traffic signal modernization on IL-72 from Lexington Dr. to I-290 east ramps in Schaumburg.
NB LaGrange Road (US 45) from 143rd Street to 159th Street (US 6) Medium Various lanes closed 3/21/14 12:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM IDOT 1.9 miles of reconstruction and widening. Work includes removal of pavement, temporary pavement, earth excavation, PCC pavement, medians, sidewalk, storm sewer, retaining walls, traffic signals, street lighting and landscaping.
NB LaGrange Road (US 45) from 131st Street to 143rd Street Medium Various lanes closed 9/30/13 12:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM IDOT 1.8 miles of reconstruction and widening. Work includes removal of pavement, temporary pavement, earth excavation, PCC pavement, medians, sidewalk, storm sewer, retaining walls, bike path, traffic signals, street lighting and landscaping.
SB LaGrange Road (US 45) from 143rd Street to 131st Street Medium Various lanes closed 9/30/13 12:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM IDOT 1.8 miles of reconstruction and widening. Work includes removal of pavement, temporary pavement, earth excavation, PCC pavement, medians, sidewalk, storm sewer, retaining walls, bike path, traffic signals, street lighting and landscaping.
SB LaGrange Road (US 45) from 159th Street (US 6) to 143rd Street Medium Various lanes closed 3/21/14 12:00 AM to 12/31/16 11:59 PM IDOT 1.9 miles of reconstruction and widening. Work includes removal of pavement, temporary pavement, earth excavation, PCC pavement, medians, sidewalk, storm sewer, retaining walls, traffic signals, street lighting and landscaping.
NB Torrence Ave from 139th St to 136th St Medium All lanes and shoulders closed 11/30/15 12:00 AM to 8/25/17 11:59 PM IDOT This project consists of the bridge replacement at Torrence Avenue over the Grand Calument River, roadway widening, construction of storm sewer and drainage structures, retaining walls, street lighting and landscaping. Detour: S. Brainard Ave., to Burnham Ave., to Sibley Blvd.
NB Torrence Ave at Grand Calumet River (~139th) Medium All lanes and shoulders closed 11/1/15 6:00 AM to 12/31/16 2:00 PM IDOT Bridge Replacement: DETOUR:::Northbound traffic is detoured east on Sibley Boulevard, north on Burnham Avenue, northwest on Brainard Avenue and west on 130th Street to reconnect with Torrence Avenue. Southbound traffic is following the reverse route.
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SB Torrence Ave from 136th St to 139th St Medium All lanes and shoulders closed 11/30/15 12:00 AM to 8/25/17 11:59 PM IDOT This project consists of the bridge replacement at Torrence Avenue over the Grand Calument River, roadway widening, construction of storm sewer and drainage structures, retaining walls, street lighting and landscaping. Detour: S. Brainard Ave., to Burnham Ave., to Sibley Blvd.

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