Thursday, April 11, 2013
Construction is set to begin the last week of April.
Yorkville City Administrator Bart Olson released the following update on the Route 47 widening project Wednesday: Construction is expected to begin the week of April 29th. Work will begin on the south side of the Fox River, with traffic staging being first priority. After traffic staging, we expect the concrete retaining wall and hillside near the courthouse to be removed. The contractor will be working with the railroad company to install temporary railroad signals the first three weeks. Once the railroad crossing signal and traffic staging is complete, underground work will begin in earnest. That timeframe is expected to be the 3rd or 4th week in May. Underground work will begin with storm sewer improvements near the downtown. …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The meeting will be held at the Meadowhawk Lodge located in the Hoover Forest Preserve on Thursday, March 14 at 4 p.m.
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is holding a public informational meeting regarding the proposed improvement for Illinois Route 47 from Caton Farm Road to Route 71. The meeting will take place on Thursday, March 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Meadowhawk Lodge located in the Hoover Forest Preserve, 11285 Fox Road, Yorkville. The existing roadway is reported at at or near capacity and traffic is projected to increase. The proposed improvement would involve reconstructing Route 47 with two lanes in each direction and a curbed median south of Ament Road, as well as a two way left turn lane north of Ament Road. The intersections at Caton FarmRoad, Walker Road, Ament Road, Lgion Road and Saravanos Drive will also be updated. The…
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
AT&T contractors are moving utility lines south of the Fox River, according to the Kendall County Record.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Avoid trouble spots along Chicago-area interstates during your 4th of July travels.
Provided by the Illinois Toll Highway Authority. The Tollway is restricting construction activity and suspending all temporary construction lane closures from noon on Tuesday, July 3, through 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 5. Some work may continue behind barriers to keep work on schedule, but this work will not impact traffic. Major construction areas where drivers should plan for slower traffic during the holiday include: Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294/I-80) Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) A 45 mph speed limit is in effect 24/7 in all construction zones regardless ofwhether workers are present. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375. For more information: