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Construction Releases

District One Construction Releases

February 1, 2023

January 24, 2023

January 5, 2023

December 15, 2022

December 6, 2022

December 1, 2022

November 29, 2022

November 28, 2022

November 18, 2022

November 04, 2022

November 03, 2022

  • To accommodate the installation of a new water main, 127th Street (Illinois 83) is scheduled to be closed for two weeks in both directions, just before and after the 127th Street bridge over the Cal Sag Channel, beginning, weather permitting, Friday, Nov. 4.

    During that time, a posted detour will direct traffic to Cicero Avenue (Illinois 50), 135th Street and Harlem Avenue (Illinois 43). Left turns at the intersection will continue to be prohibited.

    After the work is completed, traffic will return to staged construction, with one lane in each direction and left turns prohibited at the intersection.

    The project is anticipated to be completed in summer 2023.

October 28, 2022

October 25, 2022

  • Additional time is needed to complete the work. Northwest Highway (U.S. 14), between Nicholas Drive and Western Avenue is anticipated to reopen by mid to late-December, weather permitting. Then, daytime lane closures can be expected to complete the work.

    Access to local residences and businesses will be maintained throughout construction.

    The project is anticipated to be completed in spring 2023.

October 21, 2022

October 17, 2022

October 13, 2022

October 12, 2022

October 11, 2022

October 8, 2022

  • All lanes of eastbound I-80, between Wheeler Avenue and Chicago Street (U.S.52/Illinois 53) are open to traffic.
  • Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94) ramp, to the outbound Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55)

    • The left lane of the two-lane ramp is now open to traffic.

    • Repairs to the right lane are estimated to take approximately six to eight months to complete.

    • Motorists can expects delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area.

October 6, 2022

  • Weekend ramp closures on I-57

    The following ramps are scheduled to be closed this weekend for pavement patching and repairs, weather permitting, starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 7, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

    Weekend ramp closures

    • Southbound I-57 ramp to Stuenkel Road (eastbound and westbound)
    o Alternate route: Sauk Trail or Monee Manhattan Road to Cicero Avenue (Illinois 50) to Stuenkel Road
    • Westbound Stuenkel Road entrance ramp to northbound I-57
    o Alternate route: Sauk Trail or Monee Manhattan Road to enter northbound I-57.

  • We anticipate to complete the last portion of work, which is highly weather dependent, and reopen all lanes of the Edens Expressway, in both directions, approaching the Peterson bridge by 5 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 7, weather permitting.

October 4, 2022

September 30, 2022

  • Crack and joint sealing of Illinois 1 (Halsted Street/Chicago Road), from Strieff Lane, in Glenwood, to Scrementi Lane, in Steger, passing through, Homewood, Chicago Heights and South Chicago Heights
  • Resurfacing of Brainard Avenue, from Muskegon Avenue, in Chicago
  • Temporary repairs of the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94) ramp, to the outbound Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Monday, Oct. 3. The repairs will allow one (left lane) of the ramp’s two lanes to reopen to traffic. This work is anticipated to be completed by Sunday, Oct. 9.

    The initial assessment of the ramp indicates that the steel beams under the right lane of the ramp has extensive damage, which will require a more in-depth inspection and comprehensive repairs. This process is initially estimated to take approximately six to eight months to complete.

    A detour will direct motorists to exit I-55 (inbound), exit to Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and reenter I-55 outbound.

    Motorists can expects delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area, be prepared for slow and stopped traffic, and if feasible consider taking alternate routes.

    • Southbound I-57 ramp to Monee Manhattan Road
      • Alternate route: exit at Stuenkel Road to Central Avenue to Monee Manhattan Road
        • Stuenkel Road entrance ramp to southbound I-57
          • Alternate route: Sauk Trail or Monee Manhattan Road to enter southbound I-57.

            Weekend ramp closures on southbound I-57

            The following ramps are scheduled to be closed this weekend for pavement patching and repairs, weather permitting, starting at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, Sept. 30, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

            Weekend ramp closures

  • Additional weekend closures will be required to complete the project.

September 29, 2022

  • Outbound Ryan ramp to outbound Stevenson closed
  • Edens at Peterson Avenue Update: Additional time is needed to complete the center pier repairs. The work is anticipated to be completed by late October, weather permitting.
  • UPDATE: I-57 Weekend lane closures

    Major travel delays are anticipated, alternative routes are encouraged.

    Resurfacing on Interstate 57, weather permitting, this weekend with the following closures:

    Lane closures
    • I-57 (northbound), between Halsted and 127th streets.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3
    o At least one northbound lane will remain open at all times.

    • I-57 (southbound), between Halsted and 127th streets.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3
    o At least one southbound lane will remain open at all times.

September 27, 2022

  • The northbound Interstate 57 ramp to westbound Interstate 80 is scheduled to be closed over three consecutive weekends to accommodate ramp patching and resurfacing beginning, weather permitting, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

    During that time, a posted detour will direct traffic to continue north on I-57, exit at 167th Street (westbound) and re-enter southbound I-57 to access I-80.

    To complete the work, additional weekend ramp closures are scheduled to take place, from 7 p.m. Fridays to 5 a.m. Mondays, for two additional consecutive weekends, weather permitting.

September 26, 2022

September 21, 2022

  • Bridge deck patching and repairs to Interstate 80 between Raynor Avenue and Gardner Street, in Joliet
  • UPDATE: I-57 Weekend lane closures

    Major travel delays are anticipated, alternative routes are encouraged.

    Patching and repairs on Interstate 57, weather permitting, this weekend with the following closures:

    Lane closures
    • I-57 (northbound), between 127th and 147th streets.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26
    o At least one northbound lane will remain open at all times.

    • I-57 (southbound), between 127th and 147th streets.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, to 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26
    o At least one southbound lane will remain open at all times.

    Additional weekend closures will be required to complete the work.

September 16, 2022

  • Resurfacing of Grant Highway (U.S. 20), between Page and Locus streets, in Marengo
  • Overnight lane, ramp closures on Kennedy at Byrne
  • UPDATE: I-57 Weekend lane closures

    Major travel delays are anticipated, alternative routes are encouraged.

    Patching and repairs on Interstate 57, weather permitting, this weekend with the following closures:
    Lane closures
    • I-57 (northbound), between 127th and 147th streets.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19
    o At least one northbound lane will remain open at all times.

    • I-57 (southbound), between 127th and 147th streets.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, to 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19
    o At least one northbound lane will remain open at all times.

    Additional weekend closures will be required to complete the work.

September 13, 2022

September 12, 2022

September 9, 2022

September 8, 2022

September 7, 2022

September 6, 2022

September 1, 2022

August 31, 2022

August 30, 2022

August 29, 2022

August 26, 2022

August 25, 2022

August 15, 2022

August 11, 2022

  • UPDATE: Eastbound I-80 lane changes, ramp closure
    The stage change has been postponed. Starting at 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, a lane closure is scheduled to take place on eastbound I-80, between Chicago and Briggs streets.
    By 5 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, the new configuration will be in place
  • UPDATE: Stage change I-55 over Lemont Road bridge
    Starting on 9 p.m. tonight, Aug. 11, a stage change is scheduled to take place on I-55 over Lemont Road. By 5 a.m. tomorrow, the new traffic pattern will be in place.
    In the new configuration:
    • All lanes of I-55 and access to Lemont Road will be maintained.
    • The I-55 ramps (northbound/southbound) to Lemont Road will close, with an anticipated reopening in late 2023.
      • During that time, motorists will use a temporary ramp and traffic exiting the expressway will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal at Lemont Road.
    • Lemont Road is open to two lanes in each direction.

August 10, 2022

  • I-57 Weekend lane closures

    Major travel delays are anticipated, alternative routes are encouraged.

    Milling and resurfacing on Interstate 57, weather permitting, this weekend with the following closures:

    Lane closures
    • I-57 (northbound), between Halsted and the Cal Sag Bridge.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15
    o At least one northbound lane will remain open at all times.

    • I-57 (southbound), between Halsted and the Cal Sag Bridge.
    o Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, to 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15 At least one southbound lane will remain open at all times.

    Additional weekend closures will be required to complete the work.

August 9, 2022

August 6, 2022

August 5, 2022

August 4, 2022

  • The McDonough Street (U.S. 6/52) bridge over the Des Plaines River, in Joliet, is scheduled to reopen, weather permitting, after the morning rush, Monday, Aug. 8. 

    Shortly after the reopening of McDonough Street, the Cass Street (U.S. 30) bridge will close to accommodate the installation of new aerial cables and a control system, along with various tender house upgrades, anticipated to reopen in late October. 

    A posted detour will direct traffic to Scott Street (Illinois 53), Ruby Street (Illinois 53), Broadway Street (Illinois 53), Theodore Street (Illinois 7) and Plainfield Road (U.S. 30).

August 3, 2022

District Two Construction Releases

January 30, 2023

December 28, 2022

November 7, 2022

October 31, 2022

October 17, 2022

October 12, 2022

October 5, 2022

September 26, 2022

September 22, 2022

September 19, 2022

September 16, 2022

September 8, 2022

September 7, 2022

September 6, 2022

August 30, 2022

August 29, 2022

August 26, 2022

August 17, 2022

August 15, 2022

August 4, 2022

August 2, 2022

August 1, 2022

District Three Construction Releases

January 10, 2023

December 9, 2022

December 7, 2022

  • 12/7/22 UPDATE:
    Work and full closures of I-57 is scheduled for overnight on Wednesday, Dec. 7, and Thursday, Dec. 8 have been canceled until further notice.

December 6, 2022

November 29, 2022

November 23, 2022

November 22, 2022

November 15, 2022

November 10, 2022

September 30, 2022

September 29, 2022

September 23, 2022

September 16, 2022

August 29, 2022

August 25, 2022

August 22, 2022

August 17, 2022

August 11, 2022

August 8, 2022

August 4, 2022

District Four Construction Releases

January 30, 2023

January 24, 2023

January 17, 2023

January 13, 2023

January 6, 2023

December 14, 2022

November 14, 2022

November 1, 2022

October 26, 2022

October 21, 2022

October 13, 2022

October 7, 2022

October 3, 2022

September 30, 2022

September 29, 2022

September 28, 2022

September 26, 2022

September 23, 2022

September 21, 2022

September 19, 2022

September 16, 2022

September 13, 2022

September 9, 2022

September 2. 2022

August 24, 2022

August 10, 2022

August 5, 2022

August 4, 2022

August 3, 2022

District Eight Construction Releases

February 1, 2023

January 19, 2023

January 17, 2023

January 12, 2023

January 4, 2023

December 15, 2022

December 8, 2022

December 6, 2022

December 1, 2022

November 30, 2022

November 21, 2022

November 18, 2022

November 9, 2022

November 7, 2022

November 4, 2022

November 3, 2022

November 2, 2022

November 1, 2022

October 31, 2022

October 27, 2022

October 25, 2022

October 21, 2022

October 19, 2022

October 18, 2022

October 13, 2022

October 12, 2022

October 5, 2022

October 3, 2022

September 30, 2022

September 29, 2022

September 26, 2022

September 23, 2022

September 22, 2022

September 20, 2022

September 16, 2022

September 12, 2022

September 7, 2022

September 6, 2022

September 2, 2022

September 1, 2022

August 31, 2022

August 26, 2022

August 24, 2022

August 16, 2022

August 15, 2022

August 12, 2022

August 10, 2022

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August 4, 2022

August 3, 2022

August 2, 2022

August 1, 2022