Algonquin Traffic Alert: Village Will Close Highland Avenue Through December
The village of Algonquin announced Tuesday (Aug. 23, 2016) that it will close a .7-mile portion of Highland Avenue to traffic between Haegers Bend Road and Tanglewood Drive through December.
Detour routes are posted with traffic being detoured to Illinois Route 62 (Algonquin Road) via Haegers Bend Road and Countryside Drive.
The project includes full removal and replacement of existing roadway, installation of curb and gutter, storm sewer and detention area, spot sidewalk removal and replacements, resurfacing of the Presidential Park parking lot and construction of a new trail adjacent to Highland Avenue.
The total construction cost of this project is about $1.9 million and is being funded jointly by the Illinois Department of Transportation, village of Algonquin, and village of Barrington Hills. The project is scheduled to be completed in December, with minor restoration work occurring in spring 2017.
Drivers are urged to pay close attention to signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, and be on the alert for workers and equipment. For the most current construction information or to submit questions, please visit www.algonquin.org/construction.
SOURCE: village of Algonquin news release