Drivers in Cook, Kane and DuPage counties are encouraged to look for alternative routes while crews focus on patching roads. IDOT released a schedule of planned road work worth $16.3 million that begins on Monday, May 5, weather permitting.
Cook and Kane counties will be in the first installment. Work at DuPage County will begin the next week on Monday, May 12.
It will take several days for crews to patch and repair the roads that deteriorated during the harsh winter. Motorists should plan for delays and look for alternative routes.
For South Cook County, following are some of the key road segments that will be patched: 159th St (Torrence to Cicero) Torrence Ave (Sauk Trail to 138th St) 47th St (Torrence to Sacramento Ave) 95th St (Rt 171 to LaGrange Rd) Flavin Road (95th St to 104th St) IL Rt. 83 (104th to Archer Ave) 26th St. from East End to Western Ave. 87th St. from Cicero to Pulaski 119th St. from US 45 to IL 83 131st St. from Harlem to SW Highway 154th St. from Michigan City Rd. to I-94 Ashland from 138th St. to Sibley
Following are some of the sections that will be patched in North Cook County: Lake Cook Rd from Green Bay Rd. to Sheridan Rd. Forest Way Dr. from Tower Rd to Dundee Rd. Hibbard Rd, from Lake ave. to Winnetka Rd. Green Bay Rd. from Kennilworth Ave. to Winnetka Rd. Gross Point Rd. from Golf Rd. to Winnetka Rd. Golf Rd. from Schermer Rd to McCormick Blvd. Montrose Ave. from Forest Preserve Dr. to Narragansett Ave. Narragansett from Addison St. to Montrose Forest Preserve Dr. from Belmont to Montrose Harlem Ave. from Addison to North Ave. North Ave. at Manheim Rd. Wolf Rd. from Euclid Rd. to Palatine Rd. Kensington Rd. from Wolf Rd. to Rand Rd. Golf Rd. from Wolf Rd. to I-290 IL Rt. 62 from Golf to Wolf Rd. cWolf Rd. from Touhy to Golf.
Following are sections that will be patched in Kane County: Galena Blvd ( IL 56 to Hankes Rd) IL 31 (Lovedale Lane to IL 56) IL 47 (Main St to Dean St) IL 47 (Rolling Oaks to Galena Blvd) IL 47 (US 30 to Jericho Rd) IL 47 at IL 56 Ramps IL 58 in Elgin IL 64 (8th Ave to IL 59) IL 64 (Lafox Rd to Dean St) US 20 at I-90(Hampshire) US 20 Right Turn Lane to SB IL 47 US 30 (Douglass to US 34) US 30 (US 34 to Heggs Rd.) IL 25 (Hazel Ave to Kane/Kendall County Line)
Following are the segments slated for work in DuPage, starting May 12: 22nd Street from Butterfield Rd. to IL Rte 38. US 20 from Walnut Road to York Road. IL 38 ( from County Farm Road to IL 59) IL 38 ( from IL 59 to Kirk Road ) IL 53 (75th street to St. Andrews Road) IL 53 (Baker hill Rd. to Nichole Way ) IL 53 ( Lake street to I-290) IL 56 ( I-355 to Lloyd Avenue) IL 56 ( Naperville Road to IL 25) IL 59 ( IL 64 to Hawthorne Lane ) IL 83 (Butterfield Road Bridge to Riverside drive ) Thorndale Avenue (I-290 to Park Avenue ) US 30 ( Orchard Road to Blackberry Road ) US 34 ( I-355 to Belmont Ave ) US 34 ( North Aurora to Il 59)