Key Alerts: Elgin Road Construction Kicks Into High Gear This Week

Key Alerts: Elgin Road Construction Kicks Into High Gear This Week


Construction has begun on many projects that are part of the city of Elgin’s multi-million dollar capital investment plan.

For anyone who drives in the Elgin area, the city has some great resources for finding out the status of construction projects, so be sure to scroll down and find out how to sign up for traffic alerts on your platform of choice.

Here are some key alerts for the Week of March 14, 2016:

Royal Boulevard

Construction will begin on Royal Boulevard. Two-way traffic flow will move to the south side of Royal so underground work can occur on the north side. Plan for slight delays.

Bluff City and St. Charles

Lanes closures will occur at the intersection of Bluff City and St. Charles for water main installation on Monday and Tuesday. Plan for slight delays.

South McLean Ramp to Route 20

The eastbound ramp from S. McLean onto eastbound Rt. 20 will be closed 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. (This is a state of Illinois project.)

Stay Informed, Keep Moving

Whatever your preferred method, there are many ways to stay informed on city of Elgin construction projects.

General Overview — A comprehensive list of projects is listed on Maps, bid documents, status updates and letters to impacted residents will be posted as they become available for each project.

Weekly Updates — Email updates provide a snapshot of active construction projects, including anticipated displays. The email updates will also be promoted through the city Facebook page and Twitter account.

Daily Updates  — Follow daily construction updates on Twitter @ElginRoadAlerts. Download the Elgin 311 mobile app for iPhone or Android to view @ElginRoadAlerts and receive real-time alerts for major traffic delays.

Immediate questions? Call, email or send a mobile app request to Elgin 311. Knowledgeable 311 Citizen Advocates can answer your questions in English or Spanish.