Road/Infrastructure Construction
Should any road construction be scheduled, information regarding delays or re-routing will be provided on our Village News page. To find out information on specific projects please check the links at the bottom of this page periodically. Should you have any questions regarding road construction, please call our Community Department at 815-462-6490 during normal working hours.

I-80/Rt 30 Interchange Improvement Project

The IDOT project will improve I-80 from just east of Gougar Road to just east of the bridge over RT 30 as well as RT 30 from just west of Nelson Road to just east of the driveway entrance to Willimasons. The west ramp will have dual left and dual right turn lanes exiting I-80 and dual left and a single right turn lane to get on I-80. The east ramp will have dual right, one thru and one left turn lane exiting I-80 and dual left and a single right turn lane to get on I-80. There will also be a left turn lane for eastbound traffic to turn onto Old Hickory Road. I-80 will be widened to 3 lanes from just east of Gougar Road to where I-80 is currently 3 lanes wide. Work this year will consist mostly of work on I-80 and the bridge. Work on RT 30 should begin in 2019.The completion date for the project is 10/29/2021.

The contractor is currently working on temporary pavement on the outside lanes of I-80. The temporary asphalt and the rumble strip removal and replacement will take place overnight and will require one lane to be closed to complete the work. The contractor will also be working on directional boring pits in the median and outside the shoulder in advance of storm sewer installation. Beginning the week of April 29th the contractor will begin work removing the RT 30 concrete median and installing temporary pavement in the median. This median work will require daily lane closures in the area.

Annual Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) Road Project

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