Highland Avenue in Elgin Closed Until Aug. 18 For Bridge Repair Work
There’s a lot of roadwork going on in Elgin this week, with the highlight being the closure of Highland Avenue over Pingree Creek on the far west side. Highland will be closed through Aug. 18, and drivers are asked to follow posted detour signs. Work on the Highland Avenue bridge over Pingree Creek requires the complete closure of the bridge, the city city said. Drivers should plan extra time to accommodate detours.
Work this week includes the installation of water proofing membrane and paving work. Elsewhere, the work on Royal Boulevard over Tyler Creek requires slight traffic modifications to complete work. Slight delays are expected. Work this week includes the installation of water proofing membrane and paving work. The Eagle Road bridge over Tyler Creek will see paving operations this week, potentially resulting in slight traffic disruptions. Prep work is taking place on the Shales Parkway bridge, and traffic delays are possible.
Stay Informed, Keep Moving
Check out the graphic on ways to stay informed so that you can keep moving during construction projects. The Elgin 311 mobile app provides daily updates for active road construction projects. If you have a question, please call, email or send a mobile app request to Elgin 311. Elgin’s knowledgeable 311 citizen advocates can answer your questions in English or Spanish, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.