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Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Repair Project on 115th Street over the Bishop Ford

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that closures will take place on the structure that carries 115th Street over the Bishop Ford Freeway (I-94), in Chicago, for a bridge repair project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, March 20.

In order to complete the work, 115th Street over the Bishop Ford will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Nightly lane closures also will be required on the Bishop Ford under the 115th Street bridge, as needed.

The scope of the project includes repairs to the bridge and reconstruction of the bridge deck. The project is expected to be complete in Summer 2017.

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.

3/3/2017 10:10 AM (Updated 4/11/2017 11:53 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Pavement Marking Work at U.S. 24 and Spring Creek Road
PEORIA - The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that motorists will encounter workers and intermittent lane closures Monday, June 26 at the intersection of U.S. 24 and Spring Creek Road near Washington. 
 
Crews will be revising the pavement markings at this intersection, to restrict movement to right turns only from Spring Creek Road, as part of a safety initiative to reduce crashes at this location. 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.
 
Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.
6/23/2017 4:07 PM (Updated 6/24/2017 8:22 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Full Closure of Lake Street at Burlington Junction Railway in Montgomery for Crossing Repairs

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that a full closure will take place on Lake Street (IL-31) located north of Aucutt Road, in Montgomery, beginning, weather permitting, Saturday, July 15. The closure is necessary to make repairs to the railroad crossing.

Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Lake Street will be closed at the Burlington Junction Railway tracks north of Aucutt Road. A posted detour will direct northbound Lake Street traffic to go west on Aucutt Road, north on Orchard Road (CR-83), and east on Jericho Road to meet back with Lake Street. Southbound Lake Street traffic will take the reverse route.

The repairs are scheduled to be completed by 7 a.m. on Sunday, July 23, weather permitting.

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

6/21/2017 5:42 PM (Updated 6/22/2017 1:37 PM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   Periodic Lane Closures on IN-53/Broadway and US-30 in Lake County, Indiana

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to periodic lane closures on IN-53/Broadway, between 4th Avenue and US-231 and on US-30, between US-41 and State Road 55, Monday, June 26 through the end of November. Crews will periodically close lanes to patch sections of the road, mill and resurface as part of a rehabilitation project.

During this project, both IN-53/Broadway and US-30 will remain open to all through traffic, but will have lane restrictions in the construction areas. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment. 

6/21/2017 2:10 PM (Updated 6/21/2017 2:10 PM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Work to begin along I-41 in Menomonee Falls

Full ramp closures scheduled this summer

Beginning the week of June 26, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will begin work on I-41/US 45 near Main St. in the village of Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County.

The project centers around replacing a small bridge on both the I-41/US 45 southbound entrance ramp and on the I-41/US 45 mainline. Associated work will involve replacement of storm sewer, concrete barrier and beam guard, along with new lighting, signing and pavement marking.

WisDOT is taking great steps to minimize traffic impacts throughout the project. No lane closures will be scheduled during peak times and much of the work will take place in the evening hours. Later this summer, full ramp closures will be required. Detour routes will be provided during these closures.

The contractor Zenith Tech, Inc. plans on completing the $3.4 million project in mid-2018, with work ceasing during winter months. All ramps and lane closures will be reopened during winter shutdown with additional ramp closures scheduled for spring 2018.

Please note that the schedule of work is weather dependent and subject to change.

More information about the project can be found on 511 Wisconsin at https://projects.511wi.gov/41wauk/.

6/20/2017 10:57 PM (Updated 6/24/2017 8:29 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   WIS 175 north of Lannon Road Closing To All Traffic

Eastbound and westbound movements on Lannon still permitted

On Tuesday, June 27, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a long-term, full closure of WIS 175 just north of Lannon Road (County Y), in Washington County.

During the closure, motorists wishing to go east and west on Lannon Road through the WIS 175 Intersection may continue to do so. The north leg of the WIS 175 and Lannon Road Intersection will be closed to ALL traffic. And only local traffic is permitted to go south onto WIS 175 from Lannon Road.

This closure is necessary for installation of a box culvert under WIS 175.

Please use alternate routes including the existing WIS 175 detour that utilizes I-41.

The aforementioned work is part of the WIS 175 resurfacing project. More information can be found at http://projects.511wi.gov/175rich/.

6/20/2017 10:52 PM (Updated 6/24/2017 8:29 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Cedar Street Bridge Lane Closures

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that intermittent lane closures will be in place this week and next week on IL-8/116 at the Cedar Street Bridge over the Illinois River.
 
The lane closures are necessary for crews to complete a routine inspection of the bridge.
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.

Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.

6/19/2017 5:27 PM (Updated 6/20/2017 10:51 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closure on Belmont Ave between 25th Ave and River Road, Franklin Park

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that a lane closure is underway on eastbound Belmont Avenue between 25th Avenue and River Road, in Franklin Park, for sewer repairs, Monday, June 19.

In order to complete the repairs, eastbound Belmont Avenue is reduced to one lane between 25th Avenue and River Road.

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

6/19/2017 5:14 PM (Updated 6/20/2017 10:51 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Wolf Creek Overpass in Williamson County Opening to Traffic & Small Section of Samuel Road to Close June 19
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling IL-13 in Williamson County of an interchange opening. 
 
Beginning Monday, June 19, 2017, at 7:00 A.M., the new Wolf Creek overpass structure, including exit and entrance ramps from IL-13 near Crainville will be open to all traffic.  
 
Also, beginning Monday, June 19, 2017, a small section of Samuel Road, adjacent to IL-13 will be closed to traffic. This closure affects access to Samuel Road on the north and south side of IL-13. Samuel Road will remain accessible from the new frontage road system. The roadway is scheduled to reopen on or before Friday, June 30, 2017. 

For IDOT District 9 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict9.

6/16/2017 4:23 PM (Updated 6/19/2017 11:33 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Safety improvements throughout Milwaukee County

Some ramp closures to occur in overnight hours

On Wednesday, June 21, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a series of surface treatments at several locations throughout Milwaukee County. To minimize impact to the traveling public, work will take place during the evening-to-early morning hours. To facilitate work in these locations, lane closures and some ramp closures will be necessary.

  • I-94 Westbound Bridge over WIS 175 (Stadium Interchange)
    • Beginning June 21
  • I-43/I-94 Southbound Bridge over National Ave., Walker and Mineral streets.
  • I-43/I-94 Northbound On-ramp Bridge over National Ave., Walker and Mineral streets.
    • Beginning early July
  • I-41 Northbound Bridge over Burleigh Street
  • I-41 Southbound Bridge over Burleigh Street
    • Beginning mid-July

Crashes in these areas are above the statewide average. The locations’ roadways and structures will receive either a friction surface treatment or polymer overlay. These specially-engineered pavement overlays provide a rougher texture and have the following benefits.

  • Reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities
  • Relatively low in cost compared to geometric improvements
  • Produce negligible environmental impacts
  • Short installation time has minimal impact on traffic

The contractor, Michels Corp., plans on completing work in each location within one or two weeks. Some noise is associated with this operation. The schedule of work is weather dependent and subject to change. 

6/16/2017 1:19 PM (Updated 6/17/2017 8:58 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Construction Work Set to Begin at the Campbell's Island Historic Site Beginning June 16
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work at the Campbell's Island Historic Site will begin on Friday, June 16, 2017. Valley Construction Company will be repairing sidewalks and re-sealing the parking lot.
 
The parking lot will be closed during the improvements. The contract is expected to be completed by the first week of July.
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
For IDOT District 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.
6/14/2017 4:47 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 11:41 AM)

Kane County Illinois logo   Plank Road over Tributary to Burlington Creek Culvert Improvement

Starting the week of June 26, 2017, Plank Road will be closed to traffic between Main Street and Romke Road in the Village of Burlington in order to safely and efficiently replace the existing box
culvert. The anticipated duration for the culvert repair project is approximately 7 weeks, weather permitting. This improvement is part of the Countywide effort to repair or replace culverts in order to
maintain the proper flow of waterways in Kane County.

The improvements will include:

  • Removal and replacement the existing road culvert with a new 10’ x 5’ box culvert and wing walls
  • Embankment grading and site restoration
  • Constructing new bituminous shoulders and pavement resurfacing

All bicyclists and pedestrians are advised to avoid using the area during construction for the safety of
both the workers and the residents.

A posted detour route will direct traffic around the closure using Illinois Route 47, Plato Road, Burlington Road, and Main Street. The public is advised to safely adhere to the speed limits while
following the posted detour route around the project and to expect increased travel times.

Questions and concerns may be directed to David Sitko at (630) 313-0754.

For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.

6/14/2017 11:40 AM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:39 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   Two Frontage Roads Near IN-912 to Close for Railroad Crossing Repair in Lake County

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the closures of both the northbound and southbound IN-912 Frontage Roads/ Cline Avenue, between Chicago Avenue and Airport Road, near the Gary Chicago International Airport Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 30 for railroad crossing work. CSX Railroad Company will close these two roads, only at this location to repair and upgrade the railroad crossings. Northbound and southbound IN-912/US-12 will not be affected by these closures. The schedule of this work is subject to change in the event of inclement weather.

Drivers wishing to travel north and south in this area should utilize northbound and southbound IN-912/US-12.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

Subscribe to receive text and email alerts about INDOT projects at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDOT/subscriber/new 

6/14/2017 11:27 AM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:41 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Overnight Lane Closures for Striping Work

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that overnight lane closures are underway for striping work in Peoria and Tazewell counties and will continue for approximately two weeks.
 
The intermittent lane closures will be in effect between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. and are scheduled for the following locations, in this order:

  •     US-24 in Bartonville, between Pfeiffer Road and Kickapoo Creek.
  •     I-74 in Peoria and East Peoria.
  •     US-150 (War Memorial Drive) / IL-29 interchange, just west of the McClugage Bridge.
  •     IL-40 (Knoxville Avenue) between War Memorial Drive and IL-6.

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

Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.

Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.

6/13/2017 6:27 PM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:12 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   Nighttime Lane Restrictions on I-65 in Lake County

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to nighttime lane restrictions on I-65 both northbound and southbound in Lake County.

Beginning June 15 through July 3, crews will begin barrier wall installation and widening work on I-65 between IN-2 and US-231. During this time, motorists should expect varying overnight lane closures on northbound and southbound I-65 between 7 p.m. and 9 a.m.

Efforts will be made to minimize impacts to motorists during the weekday evening and morning rush hours. One lane will remain open on both northbound and southbound I-65 at all times.

Work zone speed limits will be reduced to 55 MPH for the duration of the project. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

Subscribe to receive text and email alerts about INDOT projects at

https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDOT/subscriber/new. 

6/13/2017 3:22 PM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:43 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   Work to Begin on I-65 at Kankakee River Bridge Wednesday

Beginning this Wednesday evening, June 14 at 9 p.m, The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will begin work on I-65 at the Kankakee River Bridge, between Lake and Newton Counties as part of the I-65 Northwest Indiana Expansion project.

During this first phase of the project, a portion of the outside lane and shoulder will be resurfaced. During peak hours, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m, two lanes of southbound traffic will be maintained at all times. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night. Northbound I-65 traffic will not be affected during the 2017 construction season.

It’s also important to know that during the project, the speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment. 

Work on the remaining portion of the project, I-65 from State Road 2 to US-30, is expected to start later this month.

6/13/2017 11:45 AM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:19 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   IN-2 Restoration in Lake County Begins Next Week

 
Crews to close a section of IN-2 for asphalt and concrete restoration

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Indiana Department of Transportation News Release

IN-2 Restoration in Lake County Begins Next Week

Crews to close a section of IN-2 for asphalt and concrete restoration

State Road 2 Closure Map

State Road 2 Closure Map

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is announcing the closure of IN-2, between US-231 and 0.9 mile east of I-65. IN-2 will close to all thru traffic on Monday, June 19 through the end of October. Crews will remove old asphalt and resurface the road in this area. They will also patch and restore underlying concrete sections of the road. This project is a IN-2 restoration investment that INDOT has awarded to Rieth-Riley Construction.

State road detours must be along state-maintained roadways only. Drivers traveling east on IN-2 will be detoured south on I-65, east on IN-10, north on IN-10, north on US-231 and back to IN-2. Drivers wishing to travel west on IN-2 will be detoured south on US-231, south on IN-10 west on IN-10, north on I-65 to IN-2.

State Road 2 Detour Map

IN-2 Detour Map

 

6/13/2017 9:05 AM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:21 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   IL-9 Road Closure
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that IL-9 will be closed to through traffic beginning June 15, weather permitting, through Aug. 15 to replace a box culvert approximately 10 miles east of Bloomington. Traffic will be detoured to IL-165 during this closure. 
Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, restrain from using mobile devices and be on the alert for workers and equipment.
For IDOT District 5 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict5 or view area construction details on IDOT's traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.

For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.

6/9/2017 4:30 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 11:52 AM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Ramps at Rice Street, eastbound I-694 in Little Canada close early next week

As work ramps up on the new third lane of eastbound Interstate 694 between Lexington Avenue in Arden Hills and Rice Street in Little Canada, the ramps between eastbound I-694 and Rice Street will close early next week.

Both ramps to and from the eastbound interstate at Rice Street will close by 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 13th and will remain closed until mid-July.

During the closure, motorists will need to follow the signed detours:
 

  • Eastbound I-694 to Rice Street.: Continue east on I-694, south on I-35E and then use Little Canada Road.
  • Rice Street to eastbound I-694: Use Little Canada Road to the east and then travel north on I-35E to reach the eastbound interstate..

For more information about the Enhance 694 project along with informative videos about the project and how to drive through the work zone, please visit www.enhance694.com. You can also sign up for email alerts throughout the work. For other transportation information, please visit www.mndot.gov. For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

6/8/2017 11:01 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 12:00 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Saybrook Road Closure Scheduled in McLean County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that CR-5, approximately 10 miles east of Bloomington, will be closed to through traffic to replace a bridge carrying Saybrook Road (McLean CR-5) beginning June 16 through Aug. 15.

No marked detour will be provided.

For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5

6/8/2017 9:39 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 12:00 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   IL-9 Lane Closures at the McNaughton Bridge

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that intermittent lane closures are scheduled from Monday, June 12 to Friday, June 16 on IL-9 at the McNaughton Bridge over the Illinois River, near Pekin.

The lane closures are necessary for crews to complete routine bridge inspection work.

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

Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.

Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas. 

6/8/2017 9:04 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 12:01 PM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Signing, Guardrail Replacement And Lighting Installation Begins Next Week On Highway 51/Snelling Avenue

A two-month project to replace overhead signing, lighting and guardrail and install median barrier along Highway 51/Snelling Avenue begins Monday, June 12 between Highway 36 in Roseville and Interstate 694 in Arden Hills. During the work, motorists will encounter daytime non-rush hour lane closures and some nighttime work. 

MnDOT, along with Iowa State University, also will use the project to research ways to improve sign and lighting installation. Study results will be used to improve specifications for the amount of torque or force needed to tighten nuts to prevent them from loosening. MnDOT will share study results with national transportation organizations. The department regularly inspects overhead lighting and sign structures to ensure that bolts and nuts remain secure. 

Weather permitting, work will be completed by the end of July. 

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

6/8/2017 8:58 PM (Updated 6/17/2017 9:24 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Petite Lake Road Closed at IL 59 in Unincorporated Lake County

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that Petite Lake Road will be closed at the IL-59 intersection, in unincorporated Lake County, beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, June 15. The closure is part of a larger project to resurface IL-59 between IL-132 and Highwoods Drive.

In order to complete the work, Petite Lake Road will be closed between June 15 and August 15. A posted detour will direct westbound Petite Lake Road traffic to go south on Fairfield Road and west on Grand Avenue (IL-132) and north on IL-59 to meet back with Petite Lake Road.

The closure is necessary for intersection reconstruction at Petite Lake Road and IL-59. The overall project consists of resurfacing, intersection reconstruction and traffic signal installation along IL-59 from IL-132 to Highwoods Drive.

The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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

6/8/2017 3:12 PM (Updated 6/8/2017 3:12 PM)

Illinois Tollway logo   New Diverging Diamond Interchange Scheduled to Open at Elmhurst Road on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90)

New traffic pattern across bridge begins next week, ramps to open the following week

Traffic on Elmhurst Road crossing over the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) is scheduled to be shifted into the new diverging diamond configuration next week, in preparation for the full interchange to open the following week to provide drivers with a new full-access interchange. Electronic message signs will be put in place in advance to alert drivers to the upcoming changes in traffic patterns.

On Friday, June 16, after the morning rush hour, lane closures and traffic stops will be scheduled to direct traffic crossing I-90 on the Elmhurst Road Bridge into the new diverging diamond configuration with drivers traveling in both directions guided onto the opposite sides of the bridge through new signalized intersections. Once shifted into this final configuration, all ramps will remain closed with posted detours and Elmhurst Road traffic flow and new traffic signal timing will be monitored through the weekend.

On Monday, June 19, the two existing ramps carrying traffic to and from the east are scheduled to reopen, followed by opening of two new ramps carrying traffic to and from the west during the week of June 19.

When all ramps are open, the new diverging diamond interchange configuration will eliminate left turns in front of oncoming traffic, smooth traffic flow and reduce congestion. Right turns work the same as they do at conventional interchanges, and traffic is controlled by signals. In addition, the new interchange will feature a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists in the median of the northbound bridge.

The new ramps carrying traffic to and from the west will have cashless tolling with I-PASS or Pay Online lanes. Cars with I-PASS will pay 55 cents and the cash rate is $1.10 for cars. For trucks tolls will range from $1.70 to $4.50 during daytime hours, with overnight discounts offered. Those without I-PASS can pay their tolls online at the cash rate within the seven-day grace period.

After the full interchange opens, remaining local road improvements include completion of work at the Oakton intersection this summer and reconstruction of Elmhurst Road pavement south of the interchange scheduled to be complete in late fall.

Work on the Elmhurst Road Interchange project is being coordinated with the Elk Grove Village, the City of Des Plaines, the Village of Mount Prospect, Cook County and the Illinois Department of Transportation, along with local police and fire departments.

The Elmhurst Road Interchange Project is delivering a new diverging diamond interchange with new ramps providing full access in all directions between I-90 and Elmhurst Road. The project is funded by the Illinois Tollway’s Move Illinois Program, also included construction of two new bridge structures to carry southbound and northbound Elmhurst Road traffic over I-90 with a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists in the median of the northbound bridge, as well as local road improvements.

Information about the Elmhurst Road Interchange Project is available in the “Projects by Roadway” section in the Explore Projects section on the Tollway’s website at Illinoistollway.com

6/8/2017 1:41 PM (Updated 6/11/2017 12:15 PM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Closure on Borg Road at WIS 50 in Delavan

Access to intersection businesses will be maintained

On Wednesday, June 14, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a 14 day closure of Borg Road at WIS 50 (East Geneva Street) in the city of Delavan, Walworth County. The closure is necessary for reconstruction of the WIS 50 and Borg Road/Wright Street Intersection.
 
The closure affects the south leg (Borg Road) of the intersection. This closure will not impact traffic on WIS 50 traveling east and west through the intersection. It will not impact the north leg of the intersection (Wright Street).

Access to businesses will be maintained. Motorists wishing to access businesses south of WIS 50 near Borg Road, should take north/south cross streets (west of the intersection) to Phoenix Street, then connect with Borg Road.

The intersection is anticipated to open to traffic on Wednesday, June 28. The schedule of work is weather dependent and subject to change.

This activity is related to the WIS 50 project. More information can be found on the project website at: https://projects.511wi.gov/wis50walw/.

 

6/7/2017 7:13 PM (Updated 6/7/2017 7:13 PM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   MN-110 EB Closure in Mendota Heights

Motorists traveling eastbound on MN-110 in Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights will encounter a closure and a detour between I-35E and I-494 beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday, June 12.

Motorists wishing to travel eastbound on MN-110 should follow the signed detour using I-35E, I-494, MN-3 and westbound MN-110 in order to bypass the closure.  The north and south movements will remain open at the intersections of MN-149/Dodd Road, Delaware Avenue and MN-110. However, there will be several intersections that may be restricted or closed throughout the work zone.

Motorists traveling westbound on MN-110 will use their usual lanes.

Note: Nearby residences and businesses may experience some noise during construction work. Beginning, June 12, the contractor will be working 24 hours per day at least 6 days a week. This work may include, but is not limited to: removals, excavation/grading, installation/removal of shoring, and installation of a box culvert under MN-110. The overnight construction is expected to continue through mid-September.

Work on MN-110 between MN-13/55 and I-494 is expected to run though fall 2017. During that time, there will be pavement, signing and drainage improvements along with construction of a Dakota County pedestrian underpass.

For more details about this project visit the project website mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy110mendotaheights

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

6/6/2017 6:44 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 12:23 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   IL-133 Lane Closures Scheduled in Douglas County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces box culvert replacement work beginning Thursday, June 15, on IL-133 approximately four miles east of Arcola and will run through August 31, 2017.
 
IL-133 will be reduced to one lane during much of the project. Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for traveling though this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered.
 
Additionally, IL-133 will be closed to through traffic between IL-130 and I-57, from 6 a.m. Monday, June 19, to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 23. Traffic will be detoured to US-36 during this closure.
 
Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, restrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.
 

For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5 or view area construction details on IDOT's traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.

6/6/2017 6:42 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 12:26 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Intersection Improvement Project at Harlem Avenue and 46th/47th Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place at the intersection of Harlem Avenue (IL-43) and 46th/47th Street, in Forest View, beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, June 6. The closures are necessary for an intersection improvement project.

In order to complete the work, Harlem Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction when necessary. Temporary traffic signals will be utilized for the duration of the project.

The scope of the project includes new traffic signals, pavement patching, widening and resurfacing. The project also consists of removal and replacement of curb and gutter as well as storm sewer installation and new striping. The overall project will be completed in Fall 2017.

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

6/6/2017 6:35 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 12:27 PM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Parking Cpacity Temporarily Reduced at Goerkes Corners Park and Ride

Parking capacity temporarily reduced at Goerkes Corners Park and Ride. Rehab project will also limit exiting movements for first couple of weeks

On Monday, June 12, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will begin work on the Goerkes Corners Park and Ride lot. Please note, the schedule of work is weather permitting and subject to change.

Location: I-94 and Barker Road (Goerkes Corners) Waukesha County

Schedule: June 12 to late July     Electrical upgrades, pavement and signage replacement, pavement marking     Reduced parking capacity throughout project.
Week of June 12 to week of June 19: Approx. ½ of parking stalls are unavailable.
Week of June 19 to late July

Nature of work: Electrical upgrades, pavement and signage replacement, pavement marking

Parking impacts: Reduced parking capacity throughout project.

  • Week of June 12 to week of June 19: Approx. ½ of parking stalls are unavailable.
  • Week of June 19 to late July: Approx. ¼ of parking stalls are unavailable.

During the week of June 12, right-turn movements at the lot’s exit to Barker Road will be prohibited. During the week of June 19, left-turn movements at the lot’s exit to Barker Road will be prohibited.
During the work, transit will still be provided at the lot.

This operation is part of a project to rehabilitate 10 lots in southeastern Wisconsin. More information about this project can be found at https://projects.511wi.gov/parkandride/. For a map of WisDOT’s Park and Ride lots please visit http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/travel/road/parknride/default.aspx.

6/6/2017 6:14 PM (Updated 6/10/2017 10:09 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Governors HIghway Closed from 183rd Street to Flossmoor Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that Governors Highway between 183rd Street and Flossmoor Road, in Flossmoor, will be closed for two months, beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday June 7. The closure is necessary in order to replace two cross culverts under Governors Highway.

In order to complete the work, Governors Highway will be closed between 183rd Street and Flossmoor Road from June 7 to August 11. A posted detour will direct southbound Governors Highway traffic to go west on 183rd Street and south on Kedzie Avenue to meet back with Governors Highway. Northbound Governors Highway traffic will take the reverse route.

The scope of the project consists of replacing two existing cross culverts with two larger and more efficient cross culverts under Governors Highway near the Homewood Flossmoor High School driveway. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago will be working on a highway permit until work is complete.

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

6/6/2017 12:37 PM (Updated 6/6/2017 12:37 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Restrictions Set for Collinsville Road at IL-157

The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that Collinsville Road will be restricted to one lane in each direction during daylight hours at its intersection with IL-157 beginning June 6, 2017, weather permitting.  This work will take place daily between the hours of 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM and is necessary to perform pavement repairs on this route.  This work is expected to be completed by the end of the month.
 
Motorists are urged to use caution, obey all warning signs and allow extra time when traveling through the work zone.
 
The contractor on this project is Keeley & Sons, Inc. of East St. Louis, Illinois.  If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact John Adcock, Supervising Field Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation, at 618-346-3352.
 
Additional information is available at http://stl-traffic.org.

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6/5/2017 5:39 PM (Updated 6/6/2017 10:37 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Road Closure Set for US Business 20 (Galena Avenue) in Freeport

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work on US Business 20 (Galena Avenue) will be closed to traffic for a culvert replacement project located 0.1 mile east of Greenfield Drive in Freeport on Monday, June 12, 2017.
 
Traffic will be detoured on Bypass US-20 and IL-26. Civil Constructors Inc. is the contractor for the culvert removal and replacement.
 
The culvert is scheduled to be completed by mid-August.
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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6/5/2017 5:27 PM (Updated 6/6/2017 10:40 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Construction Work Set for the Moline Road Bridge
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work on the Moline Road bridge over I-88 east of Silvis will begin on Monday, June 5, 2017. Brandt Construction Company is the contractor for the project. They will be replacing the wearing surface on the bridge and making other minor repairs to the structure. 
 
The bridge will be closed to all traffic during construction. All the ramps at the Moline Road interchange with I-88 will remain open but the bridge over the interstate will be closed. Motorists wishing to cross the interstate to go northbound on Moline Road should use the I-88 interchange at IL 92 west of Joslin.
 
The project is scheduled to be completed and the bridge open to traffic by the end of July. 
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones
 
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5/31/2017 4:32 PM (Updated 6/7/2017 10:54 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing on US-30/IL-56 from County Line Road to I-88

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on US-30/IL-56 between County Line Road and west of I-88, in Big Rock and Sugar Grove, beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, June 1. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing project.

In order to complete the work, daily lane closures will take place in both directions on US-30/IL-56 from County Line Road to west of I-88.

The scope of the project includes resurfacing, as well as the removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter. The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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.

5/31/2017 11:11 AM (Updated 6/3/2017 9:22 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   IL-41 Lane Closures between Galesburg and Abingdon

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that road construction work will begin Monday, June 5 on IL-41 from Monmouth Boulevard in Galesburg to south of Hunter Street in Abingdon.
 
One lane of IL-41 will be closed and traffic will be controlled by flaggers for milling, resurfacing, shoulder improvement and drainage work to be completed. The project is expected to be completed in early November.
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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5/30/2017 7:05 PM (Updated 6/1/2017 12:58 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Rest Area Closures Scheduled for Rend Lake Rest Areas on Northbound and Southbound I-57

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on I-57 in Franklin County of upcoming rest area closures.
 
Beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 2:00 P.M., the Rend Lake north and southbound rest areas will be closed for extensive remodeling. The rest areas are expected to reopen in the fall of 2017.

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5/30/2017 6:42 PM (Updated 6/15/2017 9:12 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Widening and Resurfacing on Northwest Highway at Broadway Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on Northwest Highway (US-14) at Broadway Street, in Des Plaines, beginning, weather permitting, the week of May 30. The closures are necessary for a widening and resurfacing project.

In order to complete the work, Northwest Highway will be reduced to one lane in each direction for the duration of the project.

The scope of the project consists of widening and resurfacing the roadway, as well as the installation of a new traffic signal. The project will add a left turn lane from southeast bound Northwest Highway to Broadway Street.

The overall project is expected to be completed in Spring 2018.

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.

5/30/2017 5:31 PM (Updated 6/14/2017 9:34 AM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   Final Construction Season Begins at St. Croix Crossing

Premier infrastructure project to open to traffic in late summer

The final summer construction season on the St. Croix Crossing bridge project has begun and crews will perform a variety of finishing details throughout the summer to prepare for traffic later this year.

Construction crews have been working at the project site throughout the winter and early spring, but with warmer temperatures and more predictable weather, contractors are now able to schedule more work.

“We were able to fully connect all the bridge spans with closure pours during the winter months and began work on things like electrical and drainage systems,” said Terry Zoller, project engineer for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. “With better weather, we should be able to move more quickly to finish this iconic project.”

May

During May, crews began work to finish the driving and walking surfaces of the bridge and to chip seal the bridge deck. In this process, an epoxy resin is poured and evenly spread onto the driving surface of the bridge. Small, aggregate gravel is then broadcast on top of it. The gravel sticks to the epoxy, creating a water-tight, non-slip driving surface that is smooth and more durable. Two layers of the epoxy and aggregate will be completed to create a longer-lasting driving surface that will stand up better to Midwest weather extremes. Chip sealing will continue through early June, according to Zoller.

Professional painting crews also began the long process of painting the bridge with a tan color reflective of the bluffs on the east bank of the St. Croix River. The paint is formulated specifically for the bridge, to better withstand temperature and weather extremes without peeling or cracking. Workers will apply paint to the majority of the bridge structure by roller brush to avoid overspray issues and to directly apply a more even coat of paint on all surfaces. Crews will spray the approach bridges because they can more easily access the surfaces to paint. Zoller said the painting will likely require much of the summer months to complete, due to the bridge’s significant size and weather conditions that can change from day to day.

Road crews added curb, gutter and sidewalk systems and median barriers. On the Wisconsin side, crews completed backfilling behind the bridge abutment and will finish the approach ramp to the westbound side of the bridge in June.

June

During June, work will take place to complete installation of electrical systems within the bridge, including its lighting systems. Bridge planners chose to use lighting systems that illuminate the driving and walking surfaces of the bridge during nighttime hours but avoid giving off any significant ambient light. Lighting fixtures will also use energy-efficient LED technology to light surfaces.

Crews will also complete work on storm water drainage systems for the bridge, which will carry water from the bridge deck to holding ponds on either side of the bridge. Sediments from the storm water will be allowed to settle in the holding ponds before the water is placed back into the St. Croix River. In addition, mooring cells located near Xcel Energy’s King Plant, which held barges of construction materials, will continue to be removed throughout June. The St. Croix riverbed, where the cells were located, will be restored to its original condition.

“We wanted to build a bridge that all of Minnesota and Wisconsin would be proud of for generations to come,” said Zoller. “A bridge that safely carries traffic but also lives in harmony with the surrounding ecosystem and reduces environmental impacts wherever possible. Everyone involved with this project knows we are accomplishing these goals.”

July

Restoration work around the massive construction project, which is scheduled to begin in June, will continue through July and beyond. Although landscaping will continue in future weeks and months, construction equipment will be removed. On the bridge, crews will paint the lane markings on the eastbound and westbound sides. Installation of ornamental railings and light fixtures will be concluded and painting operations will likely wrap up as well.

Although no official opening date has been determined, Zoller expects most on-bridge work to be completed by August. During the months after the bridge opens to traffic, crews will need to landscape areas previously used for construction operations. Additional lighting or signage may also be required.

“We know that people are chomping at the bit to begin using this beautiful bridge,” said Zoller, “but we want to make sure everything is just right before the first car drives across.” 

5/30/2017 1:43 PM (Updated 6/3/2017 9:07 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Safety Improvement Project in Kane County

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that a safety improvement project continues at various locations in Kane County. The project includes construction of pedestrian ramps that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Beginning this week, construction of new pedestrian ramps will continue at the following locations. Daily lane closures will be necessary when construction activities are taking place.

  • IL-64 at Renaux Boulevard in St. Charles
  • IL-64 at New Peck Road in St. Charles
  • IL-64 at Kirk Road in St. Charles
  • IL-31 at Timbers Trail in St. Charles
  • IL-31 at Viewpointe Drive in St. Charles
  • IL-31 at Kellar Place in St. Charles
  • IL-31 at Horne Street in St. Charles
  • IL-25 at Webster Street in Batavia
  • IL-25 at Adams Street in Batavia
  • IL-25 at Laurel Street in Batavia

These locations are part of the second stage of the project. Additional locations will be announced as construction progresses. The overall project will be completed in Fall 2017.

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.

5/30/2017 11:31 AM (Updated 6/3/2017 9:09 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Overnight Lane Closures on I-80 from Grundy County Line to Larkin Avenue

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that overnight lane closures will take place on I-80 from the Grundy County Line to Larkin Avenue, in Joliet, beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, May 30. The closures are necessary for a road improvement project.

In order to complete the work, nighttime lane closures will take place on I-80 in both directions with temporary traffic control signs through the work zone.

The project consists of cleaning and sealing cracks in the pavement, as well as placement of new pavement markings. The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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

5/26/2017 11:38 AM (Updated 5/27/2017 9:10 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Closure on US-34 at Indian Creek South of Kewanee

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that US 34 will be closed at the bridge over Indian Creek south of Kewanee on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Stark Excavating Company is the contractor for the $2 million project to replace the structure located just west of the US 34 intersection with IL 78.

 Traffic will be detoured on IL 78 and Blackhawk Road. The contractor has been working since May 1, 2017 to make improvements to the roadway past the Blackhawk College Campus so it can be used for the detour route.
 
The bridge is scheduled to be completed and the roadway open to traffic by the end of July.
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
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5/25/2017 4:52 PM (Updated 6/14/2017 9:48 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Closure Planned for Old IL-13 - Big Muddy Bridge in Jackson County

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorist of an upcoming bridge closure on Old IL-13 in Jackson County.
 
Beginning at 12:00 A.M. on June 1, 2017, Big Muddy Bridge on Old IL-13 in Murphysboro will be closed to traffic. This closure is necessary to facilitate repairs to the bridge. The bridge is expected to be reopened by August 18, 2017, weather permitting. Local traffic is encouraged to follow the marked detour routes.
 
Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the closure.
 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while traveling through all work zones.

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5/24/2017 4:28 PM (Updated 6/5/2017 10:10 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   I-65 Northwest Indiana Expansion Project Gets Underway

Work for widening project to begin on I-65 from IN-2 to US-30

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the commencement of major efforts on the I-65 Northwest Indiana Expansion project to start on or around June 1. INDOT is alerting motorists to a shifting traffic pattern at several locations (See below).

During the project, the speed limit will reduced to 55 MPH for the length of the expansion and bridge work. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

I-65 from US-231 to just south of US-30

-I-65 Mainline – On or after June 1, two lanes of traffic in each direction will be shifted toward the existing median. Initial work will include removing signage and guardrail, installing erosion control measures and patching existing pavement. After that, a new outside shoulder will be constructed and the existing lanes will be restriped to provide three lanes on northbound and southbound I-65. During peak hours, two lanes will be maintained in each direction. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night.

-93rd Avenue – On or after July 15, the 93rd Avenue overpass will be closed for resurfacing. That closure is expected to last four to six weeks. The posted detour will follow 101st Avenue.

-113th Avenue – Upon completion of the work at 93rd Avenue, the 113th Avenue overpass will be closed for resurfacing. That closure is expected to last four to six weeks. The posted detour will follow 109th Avenue.

I-65 just south of IN-2 to US-231

-I-65 Mainline – On or after June 1, there will be intermittent, overnight single lane closures while a portion of the outside shoulder is reconstructed. This is expected to last approximately one week. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction during peak hours.

-Following the outside shoulder reconstruction, mainline I-65 traffic will be shifted toward the outline shoulder while drainage installation and road construction occurs in the median. During peak hours, two lanes will be maintained in each direction. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night.

Kankakee River Bridges

-On or after June 1, a portion of the outside lane and shoulder will be resurfaced. During peak hours, two lanes of southbound traffic will be maintained at all times. Intermittent single lane closures will occur at night.

-Northbound I-65 traffic will not be affected during the 2017 construction season.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

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5/24/2017 11:45 AM (Updated 5/27/2017 8:44 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Closure on US-45 in Racine County

Full closure of segments of US-45 and CR-C

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will begin a reconstruction project on US-45 from 7th Ave. to WI-20, in Racine County. Work on this approximate 3.5 mile roadway involves removing the old roadway, grading the roadway and ditches, replacing culverts, paving a new roadway and replacing the signalized intersection at CR-C with a roundabout. The project is scheduled to last two construction seasons.
 
Stage 1 will take place from just north of 7th Ave. (near Union Grove High School) to just north of Church Road. To complete this work, a full closure of the roadway is scheduled to begin Monday, June 5. During construction, this segment of US-45 and of CR-C at US-45 will be closed to through traffic but open to local traffic. Local traffic consists of vehicles with a destination, including a business that is within the closed section of roadway.
 
Motorists wishing to bypass the construction are encouraged to use the official detour on WI-75, accessing it by way of WI-20 or WI-11. As the closure of CR-C is limited to near US-45, motorists wishing to accessing businesses in that area are encouraged to use CR-C, rather than US-45, whenever possible.
 
Later this spring to early summer, a smaller segment of US 45 near the high school will be closed to ALL traffic for complete removal of the roadway to replace a large culvert. This hard closure may last up to eight weeks.
 
Stage 1 is scheduled to be completed in fall 2017. Work will cease over winter months at which time the road will be reopened. Stage 2 is scheduled to begin spring 2018, resulting in a full closure of US-45 from just north of Church Road to WI-20. This roadway is anticipated to be reopened in fall 2018.
 
The contractor Payne & Dolan, Inc. plans on completing the project in fall 2018. Please note that the schedule of work is weather dependent and subject to change.
As always, please use caution when driving through work zone. More information about the project can be found on 511 Wisconsin at https://projects.511wi.gov/us45rac/.

5/23/2017 10:37 AM (Updated 6/14/2017 9:49 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   US-6 Closure for Bridge Rehabilitation in Porter County

Crews will close US-6 to all traffic at the bridge over CSX Railroad Tracks

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to the closure of US-6, between County Road 500 E and County Road 450 N in Porter County Monday, June 5 through the middle of September. Crews will close the road to restore the bridge over the CSX Railroad tracks. This project is a $1.5 million dollar US-6 bridge rehabilitation investment that INDOT has awarded to Ellas Construction LLC.

State road detours must be along state-maintained roadways only. Drivers traveling west on US-6 will be detoured south on State Road 39, west on US-30, north on IN-49 and back to US-6. Drivers traveling east on US-6 will be detoured south on IN-49, east on US-30, north on State Road 39 and back to US-6.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

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5/22/2017 12:05 PM (Updated 5/30/2017 9:32 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Full Closure of Vincennes Avenue, Lane Closures on Halsted Street for Intersection Improvements

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that a stage change will take place at the intersection improvement project on Halsted Street (IL-1) and Vincennes Avenue, in Harvey and Phoenix, beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, May 18.
 
In order to complete the work, a full closure of Vincennes Avenue will remain in place between Halsted Street and 152nd Street with a posted detour. The detour will direct northbound Vincennes traffic west on 159th Street and north on Halsted Street to reconnect with Vincennes Avenue. Halsted Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction during construction activities. Street parking will be prohibited on the south side of Belle Court. Access to local businesses will remain open.
 
The scope of the project includes reconstruction and widening on Halsted Street and resurfacing on Vincennes Avenue. The overall improvements to the intersection include installation of modernized traffic signals and improvements to drainage, sidewalk and curb and gutter.
 
The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.
 
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.

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5/18/2017 12:21 PM (Updated 5/20/2017 9:19 AM)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  logo   Construction to Start along WI-142

Full closure needed for bridge/roundabout work

Beginning May 15, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to start a roadway resurfacing project along WI-142, from Edgewood Street to CR-J (312th Avenue), in Racine County. The roadway was originally built in 1975, and last received spot improvements in 1990 and 1998. Please note that this segment of roadway improvements does not include work on the Burlington Bypass Interchange.

The purpose of this project is to improve the condition of the corridor by resurfacing the roadway, adding turn lanes and updating adjacent intersections. The project will also consist of removing the bridge over the White River State Trail and replacing it with a roundabout. The roundabout is being constructed based on the request from the City of Burlington to connect McCanna Parkway to  WI-142 (Bushnell Road).
 
To safely demolish the bridge and construct the roundabout, there will be a road closure to through traffic along WI-142 at this location. For traffic looking to get around the closure, signed detours will be routed along Durand Avenue/State Street and WI-11/ WI-36/ WI-83.
 
The contractor Payne & Dolan, Inc. plans on completing the project by this fall. The schedule of work is weather dependent and subject to change.
 
More information about the project can be found on 511 Wisconsin at https://projects.511wi.gov/wis142/

5/10/2017 11:48 AM (Updated 5/10/2017 11:48 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Pavement Reconstruction Project along IL-132 from Ferndale Street to Estes Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on IL-132 between Ferndale Street and Estes Street, in Gurnee, for a pavement reconstruction project, beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday, May 10.

In order to complete the work, IL-132 will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Ferndale Street to Estes Street. Estes Street also will be closed at the intersection of IL-132.

The scope of the reconstruction project includes pavement patching, as well as improvements to storm sewers, sidewalk, curb and gutter. This portion of the project will be completed in Fall 2017, part of a larger project expected to be completed in Spring 2019.

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

5/10/2017 11:28 AM (Updated 5/15/2017 7:58 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Greenmount Rd In Bellevilee, IL, IN St. Clair County Will Have Temporary Lane Restrictions

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, lane restrictions will be encountered in the southbound lane of Greenmount Road between IL-161 and IL-158/177 in Belleville, IL, in St. Clair County from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. beginning Friday, May 12, 2017 with an anticipated completion date of September 30, 2017. Flaggers will be present along the route to direct traffic through the closure while reduced to one lane. The lane closure is necessary to allow Ameren Illinois to install a natural gas line. Significant traffic delays are anticipated; motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes.
 
Traffic control devices will be utilized to assist motorists making their way through the work zone. The Department asks that travelers be patient, slow down, and use extra caution near and through this work zone. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
Additional information is available at http://stl-traffic.org.

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5/8/2017 5:20 PM (Updated 5/10/2017 3:49 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing on IL-19 between Bartlett Road and Wise Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on Irving Park Road (IL-19) between Bartlett Road and Wise Road, in Schaumburg, Hanover Park and Streamwood, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 8.

In order to complete the work, daytime lane closures will be necessary on Irving Park Road from Bartlett Road to Wise Road when construction activities are taking place. Temporary sidewalk closures will be required in order to reconstruct ramps at various locations along Irving Park Road.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing, pavement patching, shoulder reconstruction and drainage improvements. The overall project will enhance safety for pedestrians by updating sidewalk ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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

5/8/2017 11:37 AM (Updated 5/8/2017 3:26 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Restrictions for IL-140 in Madison County

The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that IL-140 will be restricted to one lane at Paddock Creek beginning Monday, May 15, 2017, weather permitting. Two-way traffic will be maintained through this area via temporary traffic signals that will be installed.  This work is required in order to make repairs to the existing bridge and is expected to be completed by the end of August this year.
 
The Department advises the travelling public to follow all construction signs and drive with caution through the work zones.
 
The General Contractor on this project is Plocher Construction Company of Highland, Illinois.  Mr. John Adcock is the Supervising Field Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation.  If you have any questions concerning this project, you may contact him at (618) 346-3352.
 
Additional information is available at http://stl-traffic.org

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5/8/2017 9:50 AM (Updated 6/14/2017 9:50 AM)

Illinois Tollway logo   Ramp Closures Scheduled for Work to Open the New Diverging Diamond Interchange at Elmhurst Road on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90)

Closures, detours scheduled to last through June

Ramp closures with posted detours are scheduled to begin next week and continue through June at the Elmhurst Road Interchange on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) for construction work needed to open new ramps and shift traffic into the new diverging diamond interchange configuration.

Electronic message signs are in place in advance to alert drivers to the upcoming closures and construction signage will be posted to advise drivers when the detours are put in place.

Weather permitting in advance of the Monday morning commute on May 8, ramp closures will be put in place and a detour will be posted directing traffic to use the Arlington Road Interchange to access I-90. Elmhurst Road will remain open with one lane of traffic in both directions during the ramp closures.

The full closure of the ramps carrying traffic to and from the east on I-90 is necessary to provide a work zone and safely accommodate the completion of construction activities needed to open the new interchange.

Work over the next two months will include completion of pavement, roadway medians and barrier walls, pavement striping and installation of traffic signals and lighting.

After this work is complete, traffic crossing I-90 on the Elmhurst Road Bridge will shifted into the new diverging diamond configuration, with drivers traveling in both directions separated by concrete barriers and guided through signalized intersections onto the opposite sides the bridge.

Once Elmhurst Road traffic is shifted into the final configuration and traffic signal testing is complete, the existing ramps will reopen along with new ramps carrying traffic to and from the west to provide a full-access interchange.  

When all ramps are open, the new diverging diamond interchange configuration will eliminate left turns in front of oncoming traffic and right turns will be controlled by traffic signals to smooth traffic flow and reduce congestion.

The new ramps carrying traffic to and from the west will have cashless tolling with I-PASS or Pay Online lanes. Cars with I-PASS will pay 55 cents and the cash rate is $1.10 for cars. For trucks tolls will range from $1.70 to $4.50 during daytime hours, with overnight discounts offered. Those without I-PASS can pay their tolls online at the cash rate within the seven-day grace period.

After the full interchange opens, remaining local road improvements include completion of work at the Oakton intersection this summer and reconstruction of Elmhurst Road pavement south of the interchange scheduled to be complete in late fall.

Work on the Elmhurst Road Interchange project, along with ramp closures and detours are being coordinated with the Elk Grove Village, the City of Des Plaines, the Village of Mount Prospect, Cook County and the Illinois Department of Transportation, along with local police and fire departments.

The $54 million Elmhurst Road Interchange Project is delivering a new diverging diamond interchange with new ramps providing full access in all directions between I-90 and Elmhurst Road. The project is funded by the Illinois Tollway’s Move Illinois Program, also included construction of two new bridge structures to carry southbound and northbound Elmhurst Road traffic over I-90 with a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists in the median of the northbound bridge, as well as local road improvements.

Information about the Elmhurst Road Interchange Project is available in the “Projects by Roadway” section in the Explore Projects section on the Tollway’s website at Illinoistollway.com

5/2/2017 5:53 PM (Updated 5/2/2017 8:58 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Daily Lane Closures on Harlem Avenue over BRC Railroad Tracks in Bedford Park

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daytime lane closures will take place on Harlem Avenue (Illinois 43) over the Burlington Railroad Company railroad tracks, in Bedford Park, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 1. The closures are necessary for a bridge painting project on the structure that carries Harlem Avenue over the railroad tracks.
 
In order to complete the work, Harlem Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 65th Street and 71st Street while construction activities are taking place.
 
The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.
 
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.

5/2/2017 12:07 PM (Updated 5/2/2017 12:07 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Daily Lane Closures on Ogden Avenue over Cress Creek, Naperville

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on Ogden Avenue (US-34) between Royal Street/George Drive and Benedetti Drive, in Naperville, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 1. The closures are necessary to make repairs to the box culvert on US-34 over Cress Creek.

In order to complete the work, daytime lane closures will take place on Ogden Avenue between Royal Street/George Drive and Benedetti Drive while construction activities are taking place.

The repairs are expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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

5/1/2017 11:31 AM (Updated 5/1/2017 3:22 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on Colfax St from US-14 to Quentin Road, Palatine

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that temporary lane closures will take place on Colfax Street between US-14 and Quentin Road, in Palatine, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 1.

In order to complete the work, temporary lane closures with flaggers will take place on Colfax Street from US-14 to Quentin Road. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing, patching and replacement of curb and gutter. The overall improvements include new roadway and shoulder.

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

4/26/2017 11:30 AM (Updated 4/29/2017 11:33 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on Broadway St from Francisco Ave to Ashland Ave, Blue Island

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on Broadway Street between Francisco Avenue and Ashland Avenue, in Blue Island, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 1.

In order to complete the work, Broadway Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction with flaggers between Francisco Avenue and Ashland Avenue while work is taking place. Parking lanes will have temporary restrictions while work is taking place.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing, pavement patching and replacement of curb and gutter. The overall project will improve safety by adding raised reflective pavement markers and sidewalk removal and replacement.

The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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

4/26/2017 11:20 AM (Updated 4/29/2017 11:34 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on Archer Road (IL-171) between 55th Place and 63rd Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daytime lane closures will take place on Archer Road (IL-171) from 55th Place to 63rd Street, in Summit, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 24. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing project along Archer Road.

In order to complete the work, daytime lane closures will take place in both directions on Archer Road between 55th Place and 63rd Street.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing and pavement patching, as well as removal and replacement of curb and gutter. The overall project will improve safety and reconstruct sidewalk and ramps that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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

4/24/2017 9:55 AM (Updated 4/24/2017 3:56 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on Harlem Ave from 26th Street to I-55

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on Harlem Avenue from 26th Street to I-55, in Berwyn, Lyons, Riverside, Stickney and Forest View, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 24. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing project along Harlem Avenue.

In order to complete the work, Harlem Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction with flaggers during construction activities. The closures will take place during the day and reopen by the evening.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing and pavement patching, as well as removal and replacement of curb and gutter. New pedestrian ramps will be installed, improving safety along Harlem Avenue.

The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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

4/24/2017 9:46 AM (Updated 4/24/2017 3:56 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   I-74 Lane Closures in Knox County and Peoria County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that motorists will encounter lane closures at various locations on I-74 in Knox and Peoria counties:

  •  One lane will be closed in both directions of I-74 at Lincoln Street (MM 47) in Galesburg until mid-May for a bridge replacement project. Beginning in mid-May and continuing until the end of November, all traffic will use the eastbound lanes - one lane in each direction, separated by barrier wall. The westbound bridge will be replaced this year; the eastbound bridge will be replaced in 2018.
  •  One lane will be closed in both directions of I-74 until the end of November between the Spoon River and IL-78 (MM 61-70) for a resurfacing project. This project also includes guardrail replacement, shoulder widening and drainage work.
  •  Intermittent lane closures in both directions of I-74 will be in effect at the Heinz Lane, Thousand Dollar Road, IL-78, Knox Station Road, and Knox Road bridges until August for a bridge painting project. The lane closures will be in effect at one location at a time.
  •  Intermittent lane closures in both directions of I-74 will be in effect until mid-July between Exit 54 near Knoxville and Exit 88 in Peoria for a guardrail replacement project.
  •  Lane closures in both directions of I-74 will be in place at Exit 51 near Knoxville until mid-July for a bridge construction project. This is a continuation of a project from 2016.

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

Follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4 for IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter.

Visit http://www.gettingaroundpeoria.com for updated traffic information and views from dozens of traffic cameras in Peoria and surrounding areas.

4/18/2017 5:41 PM (Updated 4/22/2017 8:37 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on 123rd Street from La Grange Rd to Harlem Ave

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daytime lane closures will take place on 123rd Street from La Grange Road to Harlem Avenue, in Palos Park and Palos Heights, beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, April 18. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing project on 123rd Street.

In order to complete the work, daily lane closures will take place on 123rd Street between La Grange Road and Harlem Avenue during off-peak hours. Traffic will be reduced to one lane with flaggers during construction activities. 

The scope of the project includes resurfacing and pavement patching, as well as repair of sidewalk, curb and gutter. The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes through the 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.

4/17/2017 3:55 PM (Updated 4/21/2017 1:22 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closures for Intersection Improvement Project at Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place at the intersection of Ogden Avenue (US-34) and La Grange Road (US-12/20/45), in La Grange, beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, April 18. The closures are necessary for an intersection improvement project.

Starting Tuesday, Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the intersection during daytime hours, when necessary. Temporary lane closures also will occur on Ogden Avenue from east of La Grange Road to Burlington Avenue.

The scope of the project includes widening the intersection to add a right turn lane from westbound Ogden Avenue to northbound La Grange Road, as well as realigning the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Locust Avenue to install a traffic signal at that location. The project also consists of roadway resurfacing and traffic signal modernization, as well as new curb and gutter, sidewalk, lighting, sewer and drainage structures.

The overall project will be completed in Fall 2017.

Motorists are encouraged to seek an alternate route, as delays are expected when workers are present. 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.

4/17/2017 3:42 PM (Updated 4/21/2017 1:22 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closure on 1st Avenue, north of North Avenue

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on 1st Avenue (IL-171), north of North Avenue (IL-64), in River Grove, beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, April 18. The closures are necessary to replace a box culvert that carries IL-171 over an equestrian path.

In order to complete pre-stage work, northbound 1st Avenue will be reduced to one lane north of North Avenue.

The scope of the project includes replacement of a box culvert, new pavement construction and guardrail replacement. The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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. 

4/17/2017 2:55 PM (Updated 4/21/2017 1:23 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Intersection Improvements at IL-53 and Division Street, part of High-Speed Rail Program

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that closures will take place near the intersection of Front Street (IL-53) and Division Street, in Braidwood, for an intersection improvement project, beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, April 14. The improvements are part of the Chicago-to-St. Louis high-speed rail program.

In order to complete the work, Front Street will be closed between Main Street (IL-113) and Kankakee Street. Division Street also will be closed at the railroad crossing between Front Street and Washington Street. A detour will direct traffic to use Washington Street via the Kankakee Street or Main Street crossings. Washington Street will remain open for the duration of the Front Street closure.

The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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.

The upgrades are part of the high-speed rail program to accommodate passenger service between Chicago and St. Louis at speeds up to 110 mph, reducing the length of the trip by one hour. The entire corridor is tentatively scheduled to be complete by the end of 2017. Approximately 150 crossings along the route will be improved to include additional safety features.

For details on other upcoming closures and additional information on the high-speed rail program, visit www.idothsr.org.

4/13/2017 11:42 AM (Updated 4/13/2017 11:43 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   IN-49 Lane Closures in Porter County for Restoration

Crews will remove old asphalt and completely restore IN-49 in this location

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting motorists of lane closures on IN-49, between US-30 and the Indiana Toll Road, near Valparaiso and Chesterton in Porter County, Monday, April 24 through the end of August. Crews will mill away portions of the old roadway, then replace it with new asphalt.

During the project, IN-49 will remain open to all through traffic, but restricted in areas to one lane in both directions. Motorists should expect periodic delays and allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

4/11/2017 12:04 PM (Updated 4/15/2017 8:12 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Bridge Painting Project on Foster Ave Bridge over the North Branch Chicago River

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daytime lane closures will take place on Foster Avenue between Keeler Avenue and Pulaski Road, in Chicago, beginning, weather permitting, Tuesday, April 11. The closures are necessary for a bridge painting project on the structure that carries Foster Avenue over the North Branch Chicago River.

In order to complete the work, traffic on the Foster Avenue bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Keeler Avenue and Pulaski Road when construction activities are taking place. The bridge painting project will extend the life span of the bridge.

The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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

4/11/2017 11:49 AM (Updated 4/15/2017 8:20 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   I-94 Lane Closures for Bridge Restoration Project in Portage

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to lane closures on I-94, between mile marker 15.8 (Exit 16) and mile marker 16.3 (See map) Monday, April 17 through the middle of November. Crews will remove and replace the I-94 bridge deck over the Indiana Toll Road and reinforce the concrete columns under State Road 51.

During the project, through traffic will always be maintained on I-94 but will be reduced to two lanes in each directions at times. INDOT urges drivers to remember that this is an active work zone and to slow down prior to entering the construction area. Motorists should expect periodic delays and allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers should pay close attention to the signs in the work zone, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

4/11/2017 11:16 AM (Updated 4/15/2017 8:23 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on IL-59 from Barrington Road to Higgins Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on IL-59 between Barrington Road and Higgins Road, in Barrington, Barrington Hills and South Barrington, beginning, weather permitting, the week of Monday, April 10. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing project on IL-59.

In order to complete the work, daytime lane closures will take place on IL-59 from Barrington Road to just north of Higgins Road. IL-59 will be reduced to one lane with flaggers during construction activities. The closures will avoid off-peak traffic times when possible.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing and patching. The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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.

4/11/2017 10:54 AM (Updated 4/15/2017 8:25 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on Harts Road between Milwaukee Avenue and Croname Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that temporary lane closures will take place on Hart Road between Milwaukee Avenue and Croname Road, in Niles, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 10. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing project along Hart Road.

In order to complete the work, lane closures will take place on Hart Road from Milwaukee Avenue and Croname Road with flaggers during construction activities. Access to businesses will be maintained for the duration of the project.

The scope of the project consists of resurfacing, pavement patching, and the installation of new pavement markings. The overall improvements will enhance safety with sidewalk ramp improvements.

The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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

4/10/2017 12:49 PM (Updated 4/10/2017 12:49 PM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Construction on Southbound I-39 to Westbound I-88

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work on the Interstate ramp from Southbound I-39 to Westbound I-88 near Rochelle will begin on Monday, April 10, 2017. William Charles Construction Company is the contractor for the project to reconstruct portions of the ramp.

The ramp will be closed during the improvement to allow for removal and replacement of the ramp pavement. Southbound I-39 traffic that wants to go westbound on I-88 should follow the detour signing directing them through the interchange.

Drivers should slow down for the construction zone and be alert for the additional traffic that will be using the inter loop ramps at the interchange for the detour route. The project is scheduled to be completed and the ramp opened by the end of June.

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

For IDOT District 2 updates on Twitter, follow us at http://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict2.

4/10/2017 10:21 AM (Updated 5/15/2017 9:32 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Intersection Improvement Project at Butterfield Road and Raddant Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that an intersection improvement project will take place at Butterfield Road (IL-56) and Raddant Road, in Aurora, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 10. The project will require daily lane closures at the intersection.

Beginning Monday, daily lane closures will take place on Butterfield Road at Raddant Road for pre-stage work. Access to driveways and side streets will be maintained at all times.

The scope of the project consists of widening, drainage improvements and new traffic signal installation. The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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

4/10/2017 9:38 AM (Updated 4/10/2017 9:49 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Improvement Project along Milwaukee Avenue from Albion Avenue to Elston Avenue

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place along Milwaukee Avenue between Albion Avenue and Elston Avenue, in Chicago, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 10.

In order to complete the work, temporary daytime lane closures will be necessary on Milwaukee Avenue from Albion Avenue to Elston Avenue. The closures will take place during non-peak travel times. Street parking also will be limited in active work areas.

The scope of the project includes resurfacing and pavement patching, as well as repairs to existing curb and drainage structures. The overall improvements will enhance pedestrian safety by adding updated street crossings that are compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2017.

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.

4/10/2017 9:35 AM (Updated 4/10/2017 4:16 PM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   I-94 Long-term Ramp and Lane Closures in the East Metro

Construction preparation continues with several ramp and lane closures on I-94 between St. Paul and Maplewood starting on April 7, weather permitting.  Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, April 7, the northbound Highway 61 ramp to eastbound I-94 will close. This closure will remain in effect through fall 2017.

In addition, the following ramps will also close from 8 p.m. April 7 to May 2017:

  • White Bear Avenue to westbound I-94
  • Burns Avenue to eastbound I-94 (McKnight Road ramp)
  • Hudson Place to westbound I-94
  • Westbound I-94 to Hudson Place
  • Southbound Etna Street to eastbound I-94
  • McKnight Road to westbound I-94

Westbound I-94 to Etna Street is not scheduled to close this week, but will close at a later date yet to be determined.

Motorists will also encounter lane closures in both directions of I-94 between Kellogg Boulevard and the I-694/I-494 interchange:

  • Eastbound I-94 from 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 8 will be reduced to a single lane.
  • Westbound I-94 from 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 8 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 9 will be reduced to a single lane.

Closure durations and time frames are all approximate and weather dependent.

The I-94 reconstruction and improvement project will provide a smoother, safer, long-lasting road with better pedestrian accessibility and improved drainage capabilities. Performing periodic pavement repairs at the appropriate times can greatly increase a road’s lifespan. The project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years. Construction is expected to be complete by fall 2017.

For more information about the project, visit: www.mndot.gov/i94eastmetro. Follow the project on Twitter @mndotnews for daily traffic updates.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

4/7/2017 10:22 AM (Updated 4/12/2017 6:46 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   Southbound I-65 Ramp to Eastbound I-465

Weather permitting, construction contractors plan to close the southbound I-65 ramp to eastbound I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis for up to 150 days starting on Monday, April 10 after 9 p.m.

During the ramp closure, signed detours will direct traffic to Southport Road (Exit 103) to return northbound on I-65 and access eastbound I-465.

Overnight closures of up to two lanes of westbound I-465 and the northbound I-65 ramp to westbound I-465 continue for bridge demolition starting each night at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. The overnight lane and ramp closures allow crews to remove the I-65 bridges above as part of the $19.6 million project rebuilding six I-65 bridges over I-465 and Lick Creek.

What to expect ahead

Two lanes of southbound I-65 are shifted across the median to share the widened northbound side of the interstate. Opposing directions of traffic are separated by temporary concrete barriers. Traffic is expected to remain in this Phase 1 configuration through mid-summer.

Later this summer, both directions of I-65 traffic will be shifted to share the southbound side of the interstate while construction is completed on the northbound side. Phase 2 will also close the northbound I-65 ramp to westbound I-465 for up to 150 days.

Bridge construction is expected to be substantially complete, with all lanes and ramps open to traffic, before the end of this year. 

Traffic during construction

Traffic lane shifts, median crossovers and ramp closures are necessary to complete the project in phases while maximizing safety and mobility. Northbound I-65 will have three lanes and southbound I-65 will have two lanes throughout construction, except for overnight lane closures.

I-465 underneath the bridges have closed shoulders and overnight lane closures. Specific dates and traffic restrictions will be announced in advance and communicated to motorists using electronic message signs. All interstate lane closures will be scheduled between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

The I-65 and I-465 speed limits are reduced to 55 mph through the work zone and further reduced to 45 mph when workers are present and lights are flashing.

Stay informed

For more information about rebuilding six bridges on I-65 near I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis, go to http://www.in.gov/indot/3609.htm

Follow INDOT East Central on Facebook and @INDOTEast on Twitter. Find links to all INDOT social media pages at http://bit.ly/INDOTsocial

Subscribe to receive text and email alerts about INDOT projects and services at http://bit.ly/INDOTsubscription

Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at indot.carsprogram.org, , 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone.

4/7/2017 7:37 AM (Updated 6/21/2017 8:10 AM)

Minnesota Department of Transportation logo   US-169 Edina-Golden Valley Reduced to 1 Lane Each Direction Monday

Motorists will encounter one lane closed on both northbound and southbound US-169 between Fifth Street-Lincoln Drive and I-394 starting at 5 a.m. Monday, April 10.

The lane reduction is necessary as crews resurface the road on US-169, replace guardrail, lengthen the acceleration/deceleration lanes at Cedar Lake Road, and other road improvements.

The Nine Mile Creek Bridge on US-169 remains closed between the Bren Road/Londonderry and Fifth Street – Lincoln Drive exit as crews continue to rebuild the bridge.

Motorists are advised to follow the signed detours to bypass the bridge closure and lane reduction on US-169:

  • Northbound detour: Eastbound MN-62, Northbound MN-100, Westbound I-394 to US-169
  • Southbound detour: Westbound I-394, Southbound I-494 to US-169

The work is expected to last through October 2017, weather permitting.

For more information, or to sign up for e-mail project updates, visit the project website at www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy169hopkins

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

4/5/2017 11:42 AM (Updated 4/10/2017 9:58 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Nightly Lane Closures for Improvements on I-55 between Weber Road and Willow Springs Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that temporary, nighttime lane closures will take place on I-55 between Weber Road and Willow Springs Road, in Bolingbrook, Woodridge, Romeoville, Darien, Burr Ridge and Willowbrook, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 3. The closures are necessary for a resurfacing and patching project.

In order to complete the work, temporary nighttime lane closures will take place at various locations along I-55 between Weber Road and Willow Springs Road.

The scope of the project includes resurfacing, roadway patching, bridge deck repairs and drainage improvements. The overall project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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 

4/3/2017 10:13 PM (Updated 4/6/2017 11:23 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Lane Closures for Improvement Project along IL-59 from North Avenue to I-90

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on IL-59 from North Avenue (IL-64) to the Jane Adams Tollway (I-90), in Bartlett, Hoffman Estates, Streamwood, West Chicago and Wayne, for an improvement project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 3.

In order to complete the work, IL-59 will be reduced to one lane in each direction while construction activities are taking place. To alleviate traffic congestion, northbound lane closures will be avoided during the morning rush and southbound lane closures will be avoided during the evening rush.

The scope of the project includes pavement patching, replacement of curb and gutter, and left turn lane improvements on northbound IL-59 at West Park Avenue. The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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.

4/3/2017 9:53 PM (Updated 4/8/2017 8:37 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Resurfacing Project on Talcott Road from Sibley Street to Canfield Avenue

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will take place on Talcott Road between Sibley Street and Canfield Avenue, in Park Ridge, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 3.

In order to complete the work, Talcott Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction when the work is taking place from Sibley Street to Canfield Avenue.

The scope of the project includes resurfacing, patching, drainage improvements and replacement of curb and gutter. The overall project will enhance pedestrian safety and reconstruct pedestrian ramps to be complaint with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

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.

4/3/2017 8:51 PM (Updated 4/8/2017 8:38 AM)

Illinois Department of Transportation logo   Intersection Improvement Project at Dundee Road and Buffalo Grove Road

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that an intersection improvement project is taking place at Dundee Road (IL-68) and Buffalo Grove Road, in Buffalo Grove. The work will require temporary, intermittent lane closures for the duration of the project.

In order to complete the work, daytime lane closures will take place in both directions on Dundee Road and Buffalo Grove Road. The lane closures will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Access to local businesses will remain open.

The scope of the project includes resurfacing, as well as improvements to the sidewalk, traffic signals and drainage at the intersection. The project is expected to be complete in Fall 2017.

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

3/21/2017 10:19 AM (Updated 3/25/2017 9:24 AM)

Indiana Department of Transportation   I-65 Bridge Project to Close Lanes South of Roselawn in Jasper County

Crews to close one northbound and one southbound lane of the bridge over Moffitt Ditch

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to lane closures on I-65, between IN-10 and IN-14, from mile marker 225 to 227, south of Roselawn, Monday, March 20 through the end of September. Crews will close one north and one southbound lane at a time, over the Moffitt Ditch bridge to make repairs and to restore the bridge surface.

During the project, I-65 will be open to all through traffic, but restricted to one north and one southbound lane in the work zone. Motorists should expect periodic delays and allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Taking care of what we have

INDOT has been expanding its investments in maintenance and preservation projects to keep pavement and bridges in good condition for as long as possible, targeting bridges and roadway sections with the right treatments at the right times.

Drivers in Northwest Indiana can monitor road closures, road conditions, and traffic alerts at any time via the District’s social media channels: www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit http://www.trafficwise.in.gov for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.

3/13/2017 5:36 PM (Updated 3/20/2017 9:55 AM)

Michigan Department of Transportation   Southbound I-75 Detroit To Downriver

COUNTY:
Wayne
COMMUNITIES AFFECTED:
Detroit, Melvindale, River Rouge, Lincoln Park, Allen Park, Taylor, Southgate, and Brownstown Township

START DATE:
Weekend of Feb. 4, 2017

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Late 2018

PROJECT DETAILS:
Southbound I-75 will be closed from Detroit to Downriver in less than three weeks. This closure is part of the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) approximately $200 million investment in major repairs over a two-year period.

The detour begins at I-96 in Detroit to Northline Road in 2017; during 2018, the detour will be from I-96 to Sibley Road. Only southbound I-75 will be closed during the two-year period while northbound I-75 will remain open at all times.

The project includes:

  • Removing and replacing all concrete on the I-75 Rouge River bridge, the largest concrete surface in Michigan (approximately 20 football fields).
  • Replacing concrete on the I-75 bridge at Fort Street, south of Springwells Road.
  • Removing the Goddard Street bridge over I-75 and replacing it with two smaller bridges.
  • Repairing 13 other bridges along I-75 through the Downriver communities.
  • Adding intelligent transportation system (ITS) equipment. ITS includes a combination of electronic, telecommunication and information technology MDOT uses to improve safety and travel times on the transportation system.

The decision to close one direction of I-75 is based on multiple factors, including:

  • Speed: Rebuilding one side of the bridge at a time without traffic present will result in the project being completed in the shortest amount of time.
  • Cost: The shorter project duration resulting from rebuilding one side of bridge at a time will result in the lowest overall project cost.
  • Safety: If the bridge was constructed in sections with both directions of traffic sharing one side, there wouldn't be adequate room for emergency crews to respond to incidents on the bridge.
  • Mobility: Maintaining limited two-way traffic on one side of freeway would cause back-ups in both directions, as opposed to one direction. 
  • Quality: Rebuilding one side of the bridge at a time will allow construction to proceed without interruption since there will be no need to maintain traffic. The decreased vibrations from nearby traffic will result in the best quality workmanship.
  • Duration: By closing southbound I-75, construction activity will move faster since not as much time and effort will be needed to shift traffic.

Motorists will see signs announcing the closure along I-75 to allow residents, businesses, and drivers plenty of time to prepare alternate routes. Detours and details can be found at the project website, www.75rougeriver.com.

The detour route is southbound I-75 to westbound I-96, then southbound I-275 to southbound I-75 in Monroe. Other alternate routes include I-94, M-85 (Fort Street), Jefferson Avenue, and Dix Highway.

1/31/2017 2:37 PM (Updated 4/22/2017 8:55 AM)

Iowa Department of Transportation   Road Closures on Local Roads over I-80 in Davenport

Structural concrete repair work on overhead bridges over I-80 in Davenport will require closing roads over the roadway beginning Monday, May 15, until mid-June 2017, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.

Digital message signs for each bridge will let motorists know ahead of time and during construction that the road is closed. Additionally, detour signs will be placed on Maysville Road/Scott  CR-Y-48 and Wisconsin Avenue. Motorists may experience travel delays and should allow additional time to reach their destination. The specific locations and scheduled closures for this project are listed below.

Utica Ridge Road: The road will be closed beginning Monday, May 15, until Tuesday, May 30.

North Division Street:
The road will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 16, until Tuesday, May 30.

Maysville Road/Scott CR-Y-48: The road will be closed beginning Monday, May 22, until Tuesday, June 6.

Jersey Ridge Road: The road will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 31, until Wednesday, June 14.

Wisconsin Avenue: The road will be closed beginning Thursday, June 1, until Thursday, June 15.

McCarthy Improvement Co. is the contractor for this project that also includes hot-mix asphalt resurfacing work on I-80 in Scott County.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.

5/9/2017 9:49 AM (Updated 6/7/2017 10:53 AM)

Keep Us Alive Drive 45 logo   Keep Us Alive Drive 45

Keep Us Alive Drive 45 is our commitment to keep workers and motorists safe in work zones. Each year, many people are killed in construction zone accidents, both commuters and workers. Please abide the posted speed limit in work zones. When workers are present, it's 45 M.P.H. - It's The Law.

Join us in our pledge to increase awareness and promote safe driving in our work zones by displaying an orange ribbon. Together we can make our roadways a safer place to commute and work. With your help, we can see to it that a construction zone is not an end zone.

8/21/2006 12:00 AM (Updated 1/21/2015 10:29 AM)
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