Road buckles in Gurnee amid extreme heat

July 6, 2012 (GURNEE, Ill.)

The buckled stretch of pavement is along Grand Avenue in far north suburban Gurnee. Police closed the left lane.

The Illinois Department of Transportation says there were several other roadways around the state with similar problems Friday.

IDOT says there have been about 30 incidents of pavement failing due to heat in the past two weeks.

Copyright © 2019 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.