TRAFFIC ALERTS

November 28, 2022

Richards Street ramp to eastbound I-80 in Joliet to reopen Dec. 2 

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that as part of the ongoing efforts to replace the eastbound Interstate 80 bridges over Hickory Creek, Richards Street, Rowell Avenue/Canadian National Railroad and westbound over Richards Street in Joliet, Rockdale and New Lenox, the reconstructed ramp from Richards Street to eastbound I-80 will open, weather permitting, by 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2. 

October 12, 2022

 

Westbound I-80 Reduced to One Lane Oct. 13-17

Starting at 10 p.m., Thursday, October 13, lane closures will take place on westbound I-80, between Rowell Avenue and Center Street. Additionally, the ramps from Chicago Street (U.S.52/Illinois 53) to westbound I-80 will be closed. During that time, motorists should follow the posted detour to access the expressway. At least one westbound I-80 lane will remain open at all times and eastbound I-80 will not be impacted. Westbound I-80 motorists traveling through the region should consider alternative routes to avoid the area. Local streets are unable to accommodate heavy or wide trucks, so other interstate routes are encouraged. The ramps and all lanes are anticipated to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Oct 17. View map.

October 10, 2022

Westbound I-80 Reduced to One Lane Oct. 10-13

Utility work on westbound Interstate 80 will close the right lane between Houbolt Road/Hollywood Road and Larkin Avenue (Illinois 7) from 9 am to 2 pm Oct. 10 through Oct. 13. Eastbound I-80 will not be affected.

October 5, 2022

 

Eastbound I-80 Reduced to One Lane

Starting at 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, lane closures will take place on eastbound I-80, between Wheeler Avenue and Chicago Street (U.S.52/Illinois 53. At least one eastbound I-80 lane will remain open at all times and westbound I-80 will not be impacted. Eastbound I-80 motorists traveling through the region should consider alternative routes to avoid the area. Local streets are unable to accommodate heavy or wide trucks, so other interstate routes are encouraged. The ramp and all lanes are anticipated to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10. View Map

 

October 3, 2022

Eastbound I-80 Reduced to One Lane Oct. 6-10

Starting at 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, lane closures will take place on eastbound I-80, between Wheeler Avenue and Chicago Street (U.S.52/Illinois 53. At least one eastbound I-80 lane will remain open at all times and westbound I-80 will not be impacted. Eastbound I-80 motorists traveling through the region should consider alternative routes to avoid the area. Local streets are unable to accommodate heavy or wide trucks, so other interstate routes are encouraged. The ramp and all lanes are anticipated to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10. View Map