Permanent Traffic Signals To Be Installed Along Longmeadow Parkway Beginning March 5
Starting the week of March 5, 2018, weather permitting, temporary daily lane closures along Longmeadow Parkway at Sleepy Hollow Road and along northbound and southbound Randall Road at Longmeadow Parkway will occur to allow crews room to the install permanent traffic signal at these two intersections.
The work is anticipated to take place for the next four to six weeks.
The closures will take place during non-peak travel times with Randall Road lane closures limited to the far outside lane only. Two through lanes will be open on Randall Road at all times.
Motorists are asked to exercise care and reduce speed while driving through the construction zone, obey flaggers and watch out for construction equipment entering and leaving the project site.
Questions and concerns may be directed to David Boesch, chief of construction with the Kane County Division of Transportation, at (630) 845-7875.
For all Kane County traffic advisories, see the KDOT Traffic Alerts web page.
About the Longmeadow Parkway
The Longmeadow Parkway Fox River Bridge Corridor is a planned tree lined Parkway and Fox River Bridge crossing with a landscaped median, about 5.6 miles in length, running from Huntley Road to IL Route 62.
The proposed road passes through portions of the villages of Algonquin, Carpentersville and Barrington Hills, as well as unincorporated areas of Kane County.
KDOT officials say the LMP will provide a valuable benefit to the public by relieving congestion, encouraging economic development, improving travel options and connecting towns and neighborhoods.
Additional information is available on the Longmeadow Parkway page of the Kane County Division of Transportation website.
Work Zone Safety Reminder
The above-mentioned roads will remain open to traffic, but motorists need to be prepared to reduce their speed, exercise caution, and be extra alert.
Motorist must watch for construction workers, construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices within the work zone.
Motorists should expect delays while traveling through the work areas. Motorists may want to add additional time to their commutes and consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
A reminder: It is illegal for drivers to talk on a cell phone while driving through a highway construction work zone.
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