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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Resurfacing of Route 31 set for May

    Resurfacing of Route 31 set for May
    Geneva residents can expect daily lane closures this spring as the Illinois Department of Transportation begins resurfacing Route 31. The two-month project will begin May 1 and run from Elizabeth Place south into Batavia. The project will focus on...
  • With bond votes, Glencoe prepares for flood construction

    With bond votes, Glencoe prepares for flood construction
    For about 30 years, Zena Ronner has lived in the Skokie Heights neighborhood and she has witnessed a lot of flooding, sometimes in her own home. Ronner now has hope that a wet chapter in village history is about to close. On April 7, Glencoe voters...
  • North side residents ready themselves for sewer work

    North side residents ready themselves for sewer work
    River Forest homeowners are resigned to the inconvenience a multi-million-dollar sewer project will bring. "It's going to be a mess," said Ira Asher, who lives on Keystone Avenue, north of Greenfield Street, where prep work for the project began April...
  • Sandhill crane nest delays Jacksonville road project

    Sandhill crane nest delays Jacksonville road project
    Work is being delayed on a stretch of a toll road that will connect Interstate 95 to Interstate 10 near Jacksonville because of a nest of endangered Florida sandhill cranes. The contractor spotted the nest in early March and notified officials at the...
  • Main Street Project In Collinsville Set To Start April 20

    Main Street Project In Collinsville Set To Start April 20
    CANTON — A long-awaited streetscape improvement project in Collinsville should start on April 20 and is expected to give the neighborhood a new look. The $500,000 project has been in the works since last spring, when the town hired an architect to...
  • Northbound I-81 reopens in Va. after sinkhole repaired

    Northbound traffic has reopened on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County after a sinkhole was repaired. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the sinkhole occurred Sunday near the 284 mile marker. Repairs were completed Monday afternoon. VDOT says...
  • Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations

    Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations
    The motorist suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash in The Villages has a checkered driving record. John Owen Kiley, 24, of Fruitland Park has been cited 10 times for moving violations since 2006, including careless driving and seven times for speeding,...
  • Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst

    Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst
    With the construction season about to get underway, Elmhurst residents and others can expect to run into some disruptions as the city and its contractors work on a number of projects. Public works director Howard Killian recently reviewed some...
  • TRAFFIC: Maintenance on Southside roads, delays on I-64 west at George Washington Highway

    TRAFFIC: Maintenance on Southside roads, delays on I-64 west at George Washington Highway
    Maintenance is underway at the left lane of I-264 westbound past Laskin Road, the left lane of I-264 eastbound past Lynnhaven Parkway and the left shoulder of I-64 eastbound at Little Creek Road. On I-264 eastbound past the I-64 interchange, a...
  • Traffic signal back on at Route 41 and Old Elm Road

    Traffic signal back on at Route 41 and Old Elm Road
    Evening rush hour commuters should see a return to normal conditions as repairs have finally been made to a traffic signal at Route 41 and Old Elm Road that was damaged after a car crash Saturday. Illinois Department of Transportation spokesperson Guy...
  • Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour

    Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour
    Several incidents along local roadways caused lane closures during Wednesday's rainy commute, according to the state Department of Transportation. All westbound traffic on MD 27 in Westminster is closed at MD 26 due to a utility problem at 5:32 a.m.,...