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Touring west on I-88 from the suburbs? Highway development awaits

Should you’re headed to a commencement at Northern Illinois College this spring, give your self loads of time to get there.

The Illinois tollway just lately kicked off a significant restore job involving crossroad bridges on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in DeKalb and Lee counties.

The work, which incorporates development within the NIU space, will end in lane closures and delays all through the summer time and fall, officers mentioned.

The bridge undertaking stretches between Seaside Creek in Lee and Peace Highway in DeKalb counties.

“Off-peak and in a single day lane closures might be wanted on I-88 for the work, in addition to long-term closures on Tower Highway and Peace Highway,” tollway officers mentioned.

In the meantime, on I-88 itself, tollway crews might be fixing pavement and bridges between Route 30 and Route 56 within the Aurora space.

And close to Lisle, mainline bridge repairs are scheduled at Route 53.

A number of development tasks are scheduled on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) this 12 months.
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Ramp work can also be slated on the DeKalb Oasis.

Listed here are some bridge undertaking specifics:

• On the Peace Highway bridge taking site visitors over I-88, count on site visitors to be down to 1 lane in every path. As much as 11,800 autos use the bridge day by day.

• Additional west, on the Tower Highway bridge over I-88, site visitors might be lowered to 1 lane with flaggers directing site visitors by the zone.

• As well as, culvert repairs might be occurring on I-88 over Seaside Creek in Lee County.

Building ought to wrap up later this 12 months.

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