Get ready for road work in South Elgin, as Kane County’s Division of Transportation begins pavement resurfacing on Monday, Aug. 5, on Randall Road from Thornwood Avenue to Gyorr Avenue, as well as on McDonald/Stearns Road from 250 feet west of Briargate Drive to 400 feet east of Randall Road.
According to a KDOT news release, the work will require temporary daily lane closures and flaggers directing traffic for the safety of the workers and the public.
Additionally, overnight lane closures of one of the dual left-turn lanes is required to construct electrical heavy duty handholes.
KDOT officials say the work may take up to four weeks to complete all four legs of the intersection, and completion will be dependent on weather conditions.
Motorists should expect long delays while traveling through the work areas and should add additional time to their commutes.
Questions and concerns may be directed to David Sitko at 630-313-0754.
For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page on the KDOT website.
Warning To Drivers
KDOT warns drivers to be prepared to reduce their speed, exercise caution, and be extra alert. Watch for construction workers, construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices within the work zone.
Expect delays while traveling through the work areas. You may want to add additional time to your commute and consider the use of alternate routes while this work is being completed.
KDOT reminds drivers that is illegal to talk on a cell phone or text while driving through a highway construction work zone. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375.
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