Labor Day Travel: 5 IDOT Lane Closures in Kane County Over Holiday Weekend

Labor Day Travel: 5 IDOT Lane Closures in Kane County Over Holiday Weekend

The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that lanes that have been closed for construction will reopen, where possible, for the Labor Day holiday to minimize travel disruption.

Non-emergency closures will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2.

In Kane County, lane closures remain in place at the following locations:

  • Illinois 25 between Cherokee Road and Boulder Drive in Carpentersville; lane reductions continue.
  • Plato Road at Illinois 47 in Elgin; closed, detour posted.
  • Chicago Street from Illinois 25 to Villa Court in Elgin; lane reductions continue.
  • Silver Glen road over Otter Creek in South Elgin; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.
  • Illinois 31 over a railroad in Oswego Township; lane reductions continue.

Elsewhere in our area, the following lane closures will remain in place during the holiday weekend. Work zone speed limits will remain in effect where posted.

IDOT reminds drivers to buckle up, put your phone down and drive sober.

For updates on Kane County lane closures, visit the Highway Projects page of the Kane County Division of Transportation website.

City of Chicago

  • Westbound Bryn Mawr Avenue between Harlem and Oriole avenues; lane reductions continue.
  • Westbound Higgins Avenue between Oriole and Canfield avenues; lane reductions continue, detour posted for eastbound Higgins.
  • Southbound Lake Shore Drive over the Chicago River; lower level west bay closed, traffic shift continues.
  • Irving Park Road (Illinois 19) over the Chicago River; lane shifts continue.

The following ramps in the Jane Byrne Interchange work zone will remain closed:

  • Inbound Kennedy to inbound Congress Parkway
  • Outbound Dan Ryan Expressway to Taylor Street and Roosevelt Road
  • Inbound Dan Ryan to inbound Congress Parkway
  • Outbound Eisenhower to Morgan Street
  • Inbound Eisenhower to Taylor Street
  • Inbound Congress Parkway to Canal Street
  • Outbound Congress Parkway from Canal Street
  • Outbound Congress Parkway to outbound Dan Ryan
  • Inbound Eisenhower; lane reductions continue.

Cook County

  • Broadway Street at Golf Road/Wolf Road/State Street circle in Des Plaines; closed.
  • Illinois 68 (Dundee Road) between Illinois 43 (Waukegan Road) and Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook; closed, detour posted.
  • Winnetka Road over the North Branch Chicago River; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.
  • Dundee Road over the Edens Expressway in Northbrook; lane reductions continue.
  • Joliet Road over railroads in McCook; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 83 at Illinois 171 in Lemont; lane reductions continue.
  • U.S. 34 (Ogden Avenue) over a railroad in La Grange; lane reductions continue.
  • Cicero Avenue between 157th and 161st streets in Oak Forest; lane reductions continue.
  • U.S. 12/45 (Mannheim Road) in Stone Park; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 171 over Salt Creek in Lyons; lane reductions continue.
  • Southbound Torrence Avenue between 150th and 170th streets in Calumet City/Lansing; lane reductions continue.
  • Cicero Avenue between 167th Street and 173rd Street in Oak Forest and Country Club Hills; lane reductions continue.
  • U.S. 6 (162nd Street) at Van Dam Road in South Holland; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 1 (Halsted Street) between Interstate 80 and just south of 175th Street in East Hazel Crest; lane reductions continue.
  • La Grange Road over the Cal-Sag Channel in Palos Township; lane reductions continue.

The following streets in Bensenville are closed with detours posted:

  • Southbound Addison Road between south of Main Street and Green Street.
  • Northbound Center Street between Railroad Avenue and Green Street.
  • Eastbound Green Street between Center Street and Addison Street.
  • Oak Street and Cherry Street bridges over the Union Pacific Railroad in Winnetka; closed, detour posted.
  • Northbound Walnut Lane between Schaumburg Lane and Weathersfield Way in Schaumburg; closed, detour posted.
  • Southbound Locust Road between Lake and Wilmette avenues in Wilmette; closed detour posted.
  • Woodfield Road between Meacham and East Frontage roads in Schaumburg; lane reductions continue.
  • National Parkway between Remington and Payne roads in Schaumburg; lane reductions continue.
  • Plum Grove Road between Remington Road and Higgins Road (Illinois 72) in Schaumburg; lane reductions continue.
    • Plum Grove between Remington and Wiley roads; closed, detour posted.
  • State Parkway between Plum Grove and Payne Road in Schaumburg; closed, detour posted.

Du Page County

  • Illinois 83 (Kingery Highway) over U.S. 34 (Ogden Avenue); lane reductions continue.
  • U.S. 34 (Ogden Avenue) between Arbor View Drive and Spencer Avenue in Lisle; lane reductions continue.
  • 55th Street from Dunham Road to Clarendon Hills Road in Downers Grove/Westmont/Clarendon Hills; closed, detour posted.

Lake County

  • 14th Street between Illinois 131 and Lewis Avenue in Waukegan and North Chicago; closed, detour posted.
  • Southbound Orchard Lane between Green Valley Lane and Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach; closed, detour posted.
  • Westbound Rockland Road between the Des Plaines River and Illinois 21 in Libertyville; closed, detour posted.
  • U.S. 12 from Grand Avenue to State Park Road in Fox Lake; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 132 at U.S. 41 and northbound U.S. 41 ramp to Illinois 132 in Gurnee; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 132 from Munn Road to Deerpath Drive in Lindenhurst; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 22 between Old Barrington Road to Harbor Drive in Cuba Township; closed, detour posted.
  • Illinois 43 (Waukegan Road) over Illinois 120 in Waukegan, lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 21 (Milwaukee Avenue) north of Half Day; lane reductions continue.

McHenry County

  • Main Street between Washington Street and Illinois 62 in Algonquin; closed, detour posted.
  • Union Road from Kunde Road to Garden Valley Road in Seneca Township; closed, detour posted.
  • U.S. 20 east of Harmony Road in Harmony; closed.

Will County

  • Goodenow Road over Plum Creek in Beecher; closed, detour posted.
  • Moen Avenue from Mound Road to Larkin Avenue in Rockdale; closed, detour posted.
  • Sioux Drive/Dove Drive from Sunset Drive to U.S. 6 in Channahon; lane reductions continue.
  • Weber Road from 135th Street to Normantown Road in Romeoville; lane reductions continue.
  • Illinois 102 from Old Chicago Road to Manteno Road in Wesley; closed; detour posted.
  • Interstate 55 from River Road to Arsenal Road in Wilmington; lane reductions continue.
  • U.S. 52 (Arsenal Road) 1.3 miles west of U.S. 45; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.
  • Illinois 50 from Pauling Road to 2 miles south in Wilton Township; lane reductions continue.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through these areas. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

For IDOT updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOT_Illinois or view construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on

SOURCE: IDOT news release