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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 I-94 Light congestion CR-G Mitchell Interchange 18 11 10.7 miles 36 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
NB I-35W at Hennepin Ave crash 19.5 Various lanes closed Updated 2/16/19 8:08 AM Unknown MnDOT
NB I-35W at MN-36 crash 22.7 Various lanes closed Updated 2/16/19 8:03 AM Unknown MnDOT
SB I-35W at 50th St crash 13.1 Various lanes closed Updated 2/16/19 6:55 AM Unknown MnDOT
EB I-88 (Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway) at Finley Road I-88 Eastbound - CRASH - at Finley Road - MP 132.0 - 4 right lanes blocked of 5 132.0 Right four lanes closed, one lane open Updated 2/16/19 9:31 AM 2/16/19 10:13 AM Illinois Tollway
EB I-94 at Victoria St crash 240.0 Various lanes closed Updated 2/16/19 8:13 AM Unknown MnDOT
NB US-23 at Lee Rd/Exit 58 NB US-23 at Lee Rd Exit 58 is closed due to a previous crash. 58.2 All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/16/19 5:51 AM Unknown MDOT
NB US-45 at 2nd St (-0.2 miles) Accident All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/15/19 5:33 PM 2/17/19 5:48 PM IDOT
SB US-45 at 2nd St (+0.2 miles) Accident All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/15/19 5:33 PM 2/17/19 5:48 PM IDOT
NB IL-1 at Water St Ferry closed due to rising water levels. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/13/19 7:33 AM 2/24/19 7:48 AM IDOT
SB IL-1 at Water St Ferry closed due to rising water levels. Partial closure Updated 2/13/19 7:33 AM 2/24/19 7:48 AM IDOT
NB IL-29 at Ravine St Water on Pavement Right lane closed, one lane open Updated 2/11/19 1:29 PM 2/16/19 9:56 AM IDOT
NWB MO-BB at Glade Chapel Rd Route BB is CLOSED Northbound due to UTILITY DAMAGE. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/16/19 3:38 AM Unknown MoDOT
SEB MO-BB at Glade Chapel Rd Route BB is CLOSED Southbound due to UTILITY DAMAGE. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/16/19 3:38 AM Unknown MoDOT
SB MO-C at MO-B (-0.3 miles) Route C is CLOSED Southbound due to UTILITY DAMAGE. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/14/19 12:02 PM Unknown MoDOT
WB Adams St from Wells St to Franklin St Falling ice. All lanes and shoulders closed Updated 2/14/19 6:26 AM 2/16/19 9:55 AM Chicago OEMC

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:

You may click on the location to see a map of the event. To see a complete list of all construction, please visit the Construction Report.

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Major Construction
Location Mile Marker Severity Closure Details Time Periods Source Description
Ramp from NB I-41 to NB WI-241 325.2 Major All lanes closed 10/15/18 12:00 AM to 7/1/20 11:45 PM WisDOT Construction - Detour: Permanent Closure, Use alternate route
EB I-44 at MO-JJ (+1.1 miles) 231.0 Major Various lanes closed 11/5/18 8:00 AM to 3/1/19 5:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to GUARD RAIL/CABLE WORK on I-44 in Both Directions.
EB I-44 at Shrewsbury Ave (-0.1 miles) 282.4 Major Various lanes closed 1/1/19 12:00 AM to 12/31/19 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION on I-44 Eastbound.
WB I-44 at Shrewsbury Ave (-0.2 miles) 282.7 Major Various lanes closed 1/1/19 12:00 AM to 12/31/19 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION on I-44 Westbound.
WB I-44 at I-270 (-0.3 miles) 276.3 Major Various lanes closed 10/1/18 12:00 AM to 6/3/19 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to NEW PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION on US-50 Westbound.
WB I-44 at Yarnell Rd (+0.2 miles) 275.2 Major Various lanes closed 12/13/18 12:00 AM to 4/1/19 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to NEW PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION on US-50 Westbound.
WB I-44 at Yarnell Rd (+0.4 miles) 275.0 Major Various lanes closed 1/28/19 12:00 AM to 8/2/19 12:00 AM MoDOT Expect delays due to NEW PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION on I-44 Westbound.
WB I-44 at St Louis Inn Rd (+3.0 miles) 231.1 Major Various lanes closed 11/5/18 7:00 AM to 3/1/19 4:00 PM MoDOT Expect delays due to GUARD RAIL/CABLE WORK on I-44 in Both Directions.
NB I-55 from 1400 Rd (+0.6 miles) to 2170 Rd (-0.6 miles) 194.0 to 203.0 Major One lane closed, one lane open 8/15/18 12:00 AM to 4/1/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
NB I-55 (Barack Obama Presidential Expy) from IL-47 (+0.5 miles) to IL-47 (+1.1 miles) 220.4 to 221.0 Major One lane closed, one lane open 9/4/18 12:00 AM to 7/11/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
SB I-55 (Barack Obama Presidential Expy) from IL-47 (-1.1 miles) to IL-47 (-0.5 miles) 221.1 to 220.5 Major One lane closed, one lane open 9/4/18 12:00 AM to 7/11/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
SB I-55 from 2170 Rd (+0.6 miles) to 1400 Rd (-0.6 miles) 203.1 to 194.1 Major One lane closed, one lane open 8/15/18 12:00 AM to 4/1/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement.
NB I-57 from Friendship School Rd (+0.2 miles) to Tunnel Ln (+1.0 miles) 29.0 to 31.8 Major One lane closed, one lane open 4/2/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement. Structure Closed and traffic using crossing over onto NB lanes.
SB I-57 from Campground Rd (-1.0 miles) to Friendship School Rd (-0.2 miles) 31.9 to 29.0 Major One lane closed, one lane open 4/2/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement. Structure Closed and traffic using crossing over onto NB lanes.
NB I-65 (Casimir Pulaski Memorial Hwy) at I-80 (-0.2 miles) 259.5 Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 12/20/18 8:21 AM to 5/31/19 7:00 PM InDOT construction work
SB I-65 from US-20 (+0.3 miles) to Central Ave 261.8 to 260.4 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/27/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 7:00 PM InDOT closed
SB I-65 at US-20 (+0.3 miles) 261.7 Major All lanes closed 2/16/19 7:02 AM to 11:03 AM InDOT All lanes of southbound I-65 are closed near the Indiana Toll Road due to construction work. Seek alternate routes as you travel southbound on I-65 near mile 261.7.
Ramp from NB I-75 to EB US-6 179.5 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 6/19/17 7:00 AM to 11/30/20 3:00 PM ODOT The exit ramp from I-75 northbound to U.S. 68/state Route 15 (exit 156) closed June 19 for approximately three years.
NB I-75 from South Blvd to Joslyn Rd 76.2 to 83.3 Major lane -1, lane, closed; lane -2, lane, closed 2/16/19 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM MDOT maintenance
Ramp from EB I-90 to SB I-65 16.4 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/27/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 11:59 PM Indiana Toll Road I-65 Project - EB & WB Exit Ramps to I 65 South is Closed until May 31, 2019. Detour is in place - 24 Hour Continuous Closure.
Ramp from WB I-90 to SB I-65 17.1 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 11/27/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 11:59 PM Indiana Toll Road I-65 Project - EB & WB Exit Ramps to I 65 South is Closed until May 31, 2019. Detour is in place - 24 Hour Continuous Closure.
Ramp from WB I-90 to EB I-290 52.3 Major All lanes and shoulders open 4/1/15 12:00 AM to 10/31/20 11:59 PM IDOT Long Term Closure
EB I-94 from Airport Rd to US-127 South 136.6 to 141.8 Major One lane closed, one lane open 2/17/19 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM MDOT maintenance
WB I-94 (Edsel Ford Freeway) from M-3 to Concord St 218.6 to 217.2 Major One lane closed, two lanes open 2/16/19 6:00 AM to 2/17/19 5:00 PM MDOT permit work
WB I-94 from Sargent Rd to Airport 141.9 to 136.6 Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/17/19 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM MDOT maintenance
NB I-196 from MM 18 to MM 22 20.8 to 21.1 Major One lane closed, one lane open 2/14/19 6:00 AM to 2/19/19 5:00 PM MDOT construction
SB I-275 from Huron River Dr to I-275 Bikeway 16.5 to 16.2 Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 2/16/19 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM MDOT permit work
Ramp from NB I-294 to WB US-6 7.0 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/24/18 7:00 AM to 5/23/19 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway ***Long Term Closure***
Ramp from WB US-6 to SB I-294 6.9 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 5/9/18 7:00 AM to 5/23/19 11:59 PM Illinois Tollway ***Long Term Closure***
WB US-12 (Michigan Ave) at Evergreen/W Michigan Major lane -1, lane, closed 1/7/19 8:00 AM to 3/7/19 2:00 PM MDOT permit work
WB US-14 from US-12 (+0.1 miles) to Olson Rd (+0.9 miles) Major All lanes closed 9/13/18 12:00 AM to 5/23/19 11:45 PM WisDOT Emergency - Detour: US-14 W, US-12 W, WI-78 S
NB US-23 from 6 mile to 8 Mile 47.4 to 52.4 Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/11/19 8:00 AM to 2/20/19 1:00 PM MDOT maintenance
NB US-24 (Telegraph Rd) from Sheridan to Hass Ave Major All lanes closed and both shoulders open 1/24/19 8:00 AM to 5/24/19 2:00 PM MDOT permit work
NB US-24 (Telegraph Rd) from M-59 to Orchard Lake Rd Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/11/19 8:00 AM to 3/11/19 2:00 PM MDOT permit work
SB US-24 (Telegraph Rd) from M-59 to Orchard Lake Rd Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/11/19 8:00 AM to 3/11/19 2:00 PM MDOT permit work
NB US-31 from Harbor Island Dr to M-104 70.8 to 71.2 Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/10/19 11:00 PM to 2/22/19 2:00 PM MDOT construction
NB US-41 from 93rd Ave to 77th Ave Major lane -1, lane, closed 6/26/18 6:00 AM to 4/19/22 8:24 PM InDOT right lane closed
SB US-41 from 77th Ave to 93rd Ave Major lane -1, lane, closed 6/26/18 6:00 AM to 4/19/22 8:24 PM InDOT right lane closed
NB IL-1 from Water St to 1110N Major All lanes closed 8/21/17 12:00 AM to 11/1/19 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.
NB M-1 (Woodward Ave) from Normandy Rd to Lincoln St Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/7/19 11:00 PM to 3/8/19 11:00 PM MDOT permit work
SB M-1 (Woodward Ave) from Lincoln St to 14 Mile Rd Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/10/19 11:00 PM to 3/8/19 11:00 PM MDOT permit work
SB IL-1 from 1110N to Water St Major All lanes closed 8/21/17 12:00 AM to 11/1/19 11:59 PM IDOT Bridge closed.
EB IL-13 from D Blaney Miller Rd to Lake Rd Major One lane closed, one lane open 8/24/18 12:00 AM to 7/15/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement. Vehicle width restricted to 16'.
WB IL-13 from Lake Rd to Airport Rd Major One lane closed, one lane open 8/24/18 12:00 AM to 7/15/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement. Vehicle width restricted to 22'.
EB IL-15 from IL-159 to Green Mount Rd Major All lanes closed 2/26/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement. Vehicle width restricted to 11'.
WB IL-15 from Green Mount Rd to IL-159 Major All lanes closed 2/26/18 12:00 AM to 5/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT Expect lane restrictions for roadway improvement. Vehicle width restricted to 11'.
EB M-43 from Church St to Kalamazoo Mall Major One lane closed, two lanes open 4/30/18 11:00 PM to 12/30/19 11:00 PM MDOT construction
SB IN-53 from US-20 to 11th Ave Major lane -1, lane, closed 7/15/17 12:28 PM to 5/4/21 9:48 AM InDOT construction work
EB M-59 (Hall Rd) at Van Dyke Ave Major One lane closed, two or three lanes open 2/11/19 8:00 AM to 2/22/19 2:00 PM MDOT construction
SB M-63 from Enterprise Way to Higman Park Road Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/12/19 7:00 AM to 7/26/19 2:00 PM MDOT permit work
NEB IN-119 from County Road 9 to County Road 13 (-0.3 miles) Major All lanes closed 1/31/19 11:00 PM to 2/22/19 11:00 AM InDOT temporary traffic lights
NB M-150 (Rochester Rd) at Hamlin Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 2/17/19 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM MDOT permit work
SB M-150 (Rochester Rd) at Avon Rd Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/16/19 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM MDOT permit work
SB M-150 (Rochester Rd) at Hamlin Rd Major All lanes and shoulders closed 2/17/19 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM MDOT permit work
EB IL-161 from Shattuc Rd to Noltings Rd Major All lanes closed 12/10/18 12:00 AM to 1/31/20 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
WB IL-161 from Noltings Rd to Shattuc Rd Major All lanes closed 12/10/18 12:00 AM to 1/31/20 11:59 PM IDOT Closed to all traffic.
NB Cooper St from 2nd St to Brookley Ave Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/6/19 9:00 AM to 2/22/19 5:00 PM MDOT construction
SB Cooper St from 2nd St to Brookley Ave Major lane -1, lane, closed 2/6/19 9:00 AM to 2/22/19 5:00 PM MDOT construction
Ramp from NB Dan Ryan Elevated to WB I-290 52.3 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 8/1/16 12:00 AM to 8/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT 1 lane open; Long Term Closure
EB Edwards Rd at US-45 Major All lanes closed 8/17/17 8:00 AM to 3/29/19 3:00 PM Lake County Culvert Repair
WB Edwards Rd at US-45 Major All lanes closed 8/17/17 8:00 AM to 3/29/19 3:00 PM Lake County Culvert Repair
EB Eisenhower / I-290 from Irving Park Rd (IL-19) to I-355 Exit 6.0 to 6.1 Major Left three lanes or right two lanes and both shoulders closed 2/16/19 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM IDOT Moving Operation
EB Eisenhower / I-290 from Ogden Ave to Kennedy / Dan Ryan Expy (I-90/94) 28.4 to 29.8 Major Left lane and left shoulder closed, two to four lanes open 3/25/18 12:00 AM to 4/30/19 11:59 PM IDOT 3 lanes open; Long Term Closure
EB Eisenhower / I-290 from Ashland Ave to Kennedy / Dan Ryan Expy (I-90/94) 28.7 to 29.8 Major Left two lanes and left shoulder closed, one to three lanes open 2/17/19 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM IDOT weave right to left
EB Eisenhower / I-290 from Peoria St to Canal St 29.6 to 30.1 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, one or two lanes open 11/6/18 12:00 AM to 3/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT Long Term Closure
Ramp from EB Eisenhower / I-290 to NWB I-90/94 29.6 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 2/17/19 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM IDOT detour posted
EB Eisenhower / I-290 from Irving Park Rd (IL-19) to I-355 Exit 6.0 to 6.1 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, up to three lanes open 2/16/19 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM IDOT Moving Operation
WB Eisenhower / I-290 from Wacker Dr to Canal St 30.3 to 30.1 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, two lanes open 4/1/18 12:00 AM to 3/31/19 11:59 PM IDOT Long Term Closure
Ramp from WB Eisenhower / I-290 to SB I-90 30.0 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 3/15/18 12:00 AM to 9/30/20 11:59 PM IDOT Long Term Closure
WB Eisenhower / I-290 from I-355 Entrance to Irving Park Rd (IL-19) 6.6 to 6.1 Major Left three lanes or right two lanes and both shoulders closed 2/16/19 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM IDOT Moving Operation
WB Eisenhower / I-290 from I-355 Entrance to Irving Park Rd (IL-19) 6.6 to 6.1 Major Left three lanes and left shoulder closed, up to one lanes open 2/16/19 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM IDOT Moving Operation
NB Fort St (State Hwy 85 / M-85) at Rosa Parks Blvd Major lane -1, lane, closed 11/8/18 11:00 PM to 11/8/19 11:00 PM MDOT maintenance
SB Fort St (State Hwy 85 / M-85) at Rosa Parks Blvd Major lane -1, lane, closed 11/8/18 11:00 PM to 11/8/19 11:00 PM MDOT maintenance
Ramp from Harlem Ave to NWB Kennedy Local Major All lanes and shoulders closed 2/16/19 9:00 PM to 2/17/19 10:00 AM IDOT
Ramp from SEB Kennedy Local to EB I-290 51.4 Major All lanes and shoulders closed 1/19/18 12:00 AM to 5/30/20 11:59 PM IDOT Ramp closed. Detour posted; Long Term Closure
NWB Kennedy Local from Natoma Ave to Cumberland Ave (IL-171) 81.9 to 79.7 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, one lane open 2/16/19 11:59 PM to 2/17/19 8:00 AM IDOT
NWB Kennedy Local from Cumberland Ave (IL-171) to I-190 79.7 to 79.1 Major Right three lanes and right shoulder closed, up to one lanes open 2/16/19 11:59 PM to 2/17/19 8:00 AM IDOT
NWB Kennedy Local from Cumberland Ave (IL-171) to I-190 79.7 to 79.1 Major Right two lanes and right shoulder closed, one or two lanes open 2/16/19 9:00 PM to 2/17/19 10:00 AM IDOT

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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.

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   Overnight Ike, Kennedy Closures for Monroe Street Bridge


The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the placement of beams for the new Monroe Street bridge over Interstate 90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) will require several days of overnight expressway lane and ramp closures starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, weather permitting.
 
The work will occur in three stages:
 
Stage 1

  • Starting at 10 p.m. next Tuesday and Wednesday, lane closures begin on the southbound Kennedy, with the Jackson Boulevard and Adams Street exit ramps closed. The three right expressway lanes will be closed at 1 a.m. All lanes and ramps reopen by 5 a.m.

Stage 2

  • Starting at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, and Sunday, Feb 24, lane closures begin on the northbound Kennedy, with the Adams Street and Jackson Boulevard entrance ramps closed. At 11:59 p.m., the two left expressway lanes will be closed. All lanes and ramps reopen by 10 a.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday.
  • Starting at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb 24 lane closures begin on the southbound Kennedy, with the Randolph Street and Madison Street entrance ramps closed. The Kennedy express lanes will be closed as well. At 1 a.m., the four left lanes will be closed, with all lanes closed intermittently for no more than 15 minutes at Monroe Street until 7 a.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday. All lanes and ramps reopen by 10 a.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday.

Stage 3

  • Starting at 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, and Tuesday, Feb. 26, the left lane of the southbound Kennedy will be closed until 5 a.m.
  • Starting at 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, and Tuesday, Feb. 26, lanes closures begin on the northbound Kennedy, with the Adams Street and Jackson Boulevard entrance ramps closed. At 1 a.m., the four left lanes will be closed, with all lanes closed intermittently for no more than 15 minutes at Monroe Street. All lanes and ramps reopen by 5 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Starting at 1 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, and Tuesday, Feb. 26, the westbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) to northbound Kennedy ramp will be closed until 5 a.m. A detour will direct traffic south on Wells Street, west on Harrison Street, south on Desplaines Street and west on Roosevelt Road to reconnect with the northbound Kennedy.

The Monroe Street bridge is one of several expressway bridge improvement projects included in the Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction. Of those bridges, the following are completed and open to traffic: Halsted Street, Taylor Street, Morgan Street, Harrison Street and Peoria Street.
 
The overall reconstruction project at the Jane Byrne Interchange will improve safety and traffic flow for the more than 400,000 motorists who use it each day, while also enhancing mobility for bicyclists, pedestrians and transit users in the surrounding neighborhoods. For more information and to view a live camera feed of the work zone, visit www.circleinterchange.org.

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.

For IDOT District 1 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict1.
 

2/15/2019 12:52 PM

   Illinois State Police Announce Roadside Safety Check to be Conducted March 15-16

The Illinois State Police (ISP) District 15 will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Cook County during the hours of 9 p.m. March 15, 2019, until 2 a.m., March 16, 2019. According to Commander Robert Meeder the RSC will be held on the westbound Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at the Illinois Route 31 Toll Plaza (Plaza 11), milepost 55.

The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois. Officers working this detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages or driving under the influence (DUI).

Alcohol and drug impairment is a significant factor in nearly 40 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

2/15/2019 12:41 PM

   Illinois State Police Announce Roadside Safety Check to be Conducted March 16-17

The Illinois State Police (ISP) District 15 will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in DuPage County during the hours of 9 p.m. March 16, 2019, until 2 a.m., March 17, 2019. According to Commander Robert Meeder the RSC will be held on the eastbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at the York Road Toll Plaza (Plaza 52), milepost 135.

The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois. Officers working this detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages or driving under the influence (DUI).

Alcohol and drug impairment is a significant factor in nearly 40 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

2/15/2019 12:39 PM

   Illinois State Police Announce Roadside Safety Check to be Conducted March 29-30

The Illinois State Police (ISP) District 15 will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Cook County during the hours of 9 p.m. March 29, 2019, until 2 a.m., March 30, 2019. According to Commander Robert Meeder the RSC will be held on the eastbound Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at the River Road Toll Plaza (Plaza 19), milepost 78.5.

The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois. Officers working this detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages or driving under the influence (DUI).

Alcohol and drug impairment is a significant factor in nearly 40 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

2/15/2019 12:36 PM

   Illinois State Police Announce Roadside Safety Check to be Conducted March 8-9

The Illinois State Police (ISP) District 15 will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in DuPage County during the hours of 9 p.m. March 8, 2019, until 2 a.m., March 9, 2019. According to Commander Robert Meeder the RSC will be held on the eastbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at the York Road Toll Plaza (Plaza 52), milepost 135.

The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois. Officers working this detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages or driving under the influence (DUI).

Alcohol and drug impairment is a significant factor in nearly 40 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

2/15/2019 12:32 PM

   WisDOT News: Frozen Road Law takes effect statewide on Saturday

Frozen road law takes effect statewide on Saturday
Law affects log haulers, transport of road salt/sand

Effective Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:01 a.m., Wisconsin's frozen road law will expand to include Zone 5 in southeast Wisconsin meaning that beginning Saturday, the frozen road law will be in effect statewide.

The frozen road law allows heavier loads for trucks carrying peeled or unpeeled forest products cut crosswise (not including woodchips), and salt and sand for winter maintenance for a period of time determined by weather conditions. WisDOT and county highway personnel monitor temperature forecasts, along with frost tubes - liquid-filled devices under pavement - to help determine when roads are adequately frozen to accommodate heavier loads.

The declaration is issued once the ground under highway pavement is frozen to a depth of at least 18-inches, allowing the maximum gross weight for trucks hauling logs or salt and sand for maintaining roads in winter to go up to 98,000 pounds on vehicles with a minimum of five axles (from the normal 80,000 pounds). Effective Saturday, February 2, 2019, special permits for hauling the increased weights are not required, however, vehicles must be legally licensed at 80,000 pounds to handle the increased weights. The higher weight limits do not apply to county or local roads unless authorized by the local agency having maintenance authority. Also, higher weights may not be transported on any highways or bridges specifically posted for lower weight limits.

The “Motor carrier/trucker” section of the WisDOT website contains comprehensive information impacting commercial motor vehicle operators including weight restriction programs and frozen road declaration. Customers can also check a recorded message on the Frozen Road Hotline at 608/266-8417. Haulers with specific questions can contact WisDOT’s Oversize/Overweight Permits Unit at 608/266-7320.

2/1/2019 11:56 AM

   New Lane Configurations On I-290 Over Salt Creek

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ongoing bridge replacement of I-290 over Salt Creek, located east of Addison Road in Addison, will require new lane configurations starting, weather permitting, Wednesday, Dec. 26.

The adjustment to the work zone will will take place on eastbound I-290 beginning Dec. 26 and on westbound I-290 after Jan. 1. The new traffic pattern will allow for construction of a median crossover, followed by removal and construction of bridges over Salt Creek. Lanes and shoulders in the work zone will be narrowed during construction.

The project is expected to be complete by October.
 
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.

For IDOT District 1 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict1.  

12/24/2018 11:15 AM

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