Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Watch for a traffic shift on southbound I-355 Thursday as roadwork begins.
By Melissa Sersland Resurfacing and repair work on I-355 will begin late Wednesday, according to an Illinois Tollway press release. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. The Illinois Tollway will resurface three sections of I-355 between I-55 and Army Trail Road and repair 12 bridges in 2013. Resurfacing will start first and is expected to be finished in a month. The bridge work will be done by the end of the year. This is the final major repair work on I-355 until 2025. Bridges will be repaired and upgraded this year, as well as repairs on the ramp bridges at the I-355 and Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Interchange and the Finley Road crossroad bridge over I-355. The majority of …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Business owners say sales were down between 30 and 50 percent during construction. They're hoping customers will return now that the project is near over.
Construction on 75th Street is slated to end this month after 8 months of lane closures and traffic delays. "We are in completion stage [of the project] doing final striping and clean-up," DuPage County Board Vice Chairman John Curran told Patch. "Three lanes are open in each direction, and traffic is back to normal. It should be done by end of this week." Why 75th Street? The main objective of the project was to widen 75th Street from two lanes in each direction to three lanes between Woodward and Lyman Avenues. Additional road work has included: The project was needed to improve safety and design, say officials, noting that there were 91 reported accidents at Lemont and 75th Street from 2009 to 2011. Business Owners Speak Out Wendy …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Construction on both began Monday.
Darien and Woodridge drivers traveling through Lisle can expect some delays near the village's commuter train station. On Monday, maintenance work began on the commuter station's underground pedestrian tunnel as well as the Main Street railroad underpass, which is located between Burlington Avenue and Front Street. Both restoration projects include the removal and replacement of deteriorated tunnel ceiling panels. Officials said work should be complete by the end of August. Officials said the traveling public should expect some delays in this area during the work, however, tunnels will remain open to pedestrian traffic.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
See where road construction will be taking place this summer around Woodridge.
Work along 75th Street has brought the 2012 construction season in with a bang. Thanks to $1.76 million in grant funds, the village of Woodridge will be tackling several other road projects this summer, too. Here are the village's road projects: Keep up with road projects planned by the IDOT, county and village for this summer in a guide provided by the village here. Don't forget to get up-to-date traffic and gas information on Patch.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Construction is expected to continue through October.
Expect major construction to widen and resurface 75th Street to begin in late March or April, county officials said Wednesday. The county held an informational open house about the project at Village Greens Golf Course. On display were graphics depicting the changes to be made to 75th Street, including a proposed bike path and sidewalk reconstruction. Motorists can expect temporary lane closures in either direction as the work gets underway, though two lanes should be open in each direction at night and on weekends throughout the project, said Christopher Snyder, county engineer. At the 75th Street and Lemont Road intersection, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for about three weeks during both the first and second …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The unexpected costs come from the delay in adopting a less-restrictive water storm ordinance for the county.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Friday, February 10, 2012
The widening and resurfacing project will kick off next week.
Construction to widen and resurface 75th St. starts next week, though drivers won't have to deal with lane closures or heavy construction just yet. The project will get off to a slow start, according to Kent Kuper, principal civil engineer for the DuPage County Division of Transportation. Crews will work to get temporary traffic signals in place starting Monday, with the widening of 75th Street from Lyman Avenue in Darien to Woodward Avenue in Woodridge to follow. With the addition of a third lane in either direction, crews will add a second left turn lane at the 75th Street and Lemont Road intersection and a right turn lane at 75th Street and Lyman Avenue. A bike path along the south side of 75th Street will be added, as well. 75th …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
These are the stories we'll be keeping an eye on in the next year, from electricity aggregation on the March ballot to the continuing prosecution of Scott Webb.
1. The murder of Gregory Holden The investigation continues in the murder of a Woodridge resident in his Emerald Court apartment Dec. 8. Authorities say Gregory Holden, 32, of the 2500 block of Meadowdale Lane, peddled heroin with six others on Chicago's west side. He was indicted Dec. 6 on federal drug charges in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois. No charges have been made in relation to the homicide. 2. The prosecution of Scott Webb Webb was indicted May 23 on two counts of theft. Authorities say Webb took $30,000 from a charity benefitting the loved ones of police officers killed in the line of duty. Webb disappeared in May and was discovered in October. Webb remains in custody. 3. Electricity aggregation …
Friday, September 9, 2011
Construction from Oxford Lane to Greene Road is set to be completed by the end of October.
Watch out drivers. Construction began on Tuesday along 75th Street from Oxford Lane in Naperville to Greene Road, near Zero Gravity. The work is scheduled to be completed by the end of October. Traffic will be allowed to pass. No permanent lane closures are anticipated. Additional construction will begin to widen and resurface 75th Street in 2012. The project will affect 75th Street from Woodward Avenue in Woodridge to Lyman Avenue in Darien. Lyman Avenue is the road that separates the complex that houses Walmart and T.G.I. Friday’s from the strip that houses Caribou Coffee, Jet Pizza and Smashburger. Construction will go a little further than both Woodward Avenue and Lymen Avenue, said Kent Kuper, principal civil engineer for DuPage …
Friday, September 2, 2011
Construction lane closures will be suspended during the holiday period, although the work-zone speed limit remains 45 mph. State police will be out in force, conducting roadside checks.
Friday, September 2, 2011
The Illinois Tollway expects 7 million vehicles on the tollway system this Labor Day holiday from Friday through Tuesday. The tollway is suspending all temporary construction lane closures during the holiday weekend. In addition, Illinois State Police will provide heightened traffic enforcement, including roadside safety checks. While construction lane closures are suspended, motorists should be aware of major traffic shifts in place in work zones, according to a press release from tollway organization. Some work may continue behind barriers to keep construction on schedule, but that won't impact traffic, tollway officials said. A 45 mph speed limit is in effect 24/7 in all construction zones, whether or not workers are present. The …