Interstate 55 at Illinois 59 Access Project

The project study limits are bounded by I-80 on the south, US 52 on the north, Houbolt Road on the east and River Road on the west. The study limits are within the City of Joliet and the Village of Shorewood in Will County, IL. The study is anticipated to address roadway access, operational deficiencies, traffic safety, traffic congestion.

The contract plan preparation, land acquisition (Phase II), and construction (Phase III) are not currently included in the Department’s FY 2018-2023 and Proposed Highway Improvement Program. Recommended improvements as a result of the Phase I along the state highway system are not currently included in the Department’s FY 2018-2023 Proposed Highway Improvement Program. However, the improvements may be considered for future funding consideration among similar improvement needs throughout the region.

Check out the I-55 to IL-59 website for more details.

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