Drivers to experience lane closures on I-74/280

Traffic backed up on EB I-74 approaching the bridge May 22 2012

Construction work on I-74/280 will cause some lane closures.

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, weather permitting, crews will begin repairs on the culvert under I-74/280 on Monday, June 16, 2013.

Brandt Construction Company is the contractor for the $529,000 project which is scheduled to be completed by the end of August.

Click here for details on US-6 construction starting Monday, June 17.

Crow Creek Park’s main entrance will be closed for one week.

Most of the work will be done from the shoulder area, but drivers should be alert for lane closures, construction vehicles, and workers.

Another project beginning Monday is a $17.7 million project to make improvements on a 12-mile section of I-74/280 from Airport Road to I-80.

Construction crews will be restricting traffic to one lane in each direction.

McCarthy Improvement Company will be making pavement repairs, resurfacing the roadway, and milling off sections of the existing surface.

This project also includes the replacement of the bridges over Coal Creek east of the I-74/280 interchange east of the airport. The bridges will be replaced during the 2014 construction season.

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