Construction Alert

South Beloit Lane Closure Scheduled
One westbound lane departing the South Beloit plaza will be closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, for shoulder pavement work. The closure is scheduled during off-peak hours to minimize the impact to traffic.

Lane Closure at Marengo
One lane in each direction approaching and departing the Marengo plaza will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, for barrier wall removal and shoulder pavement work. The same closure is planned on Wednesday, September 20, following the same schedule. The closures are scheduled during off-peak hours to minimize the impact to traffic.

A 45 m.p.h. speed limit is in effect 24/7 in all construction zones, whether or not workers are present. Drivers should continue to watch for changing traffic patterns and use caution, especially when workers are present.

Illinois State Police have zero tolerance for drivers speeding in work zones. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375. Posted signs advise motorists of a $10,000 fine and 14-year jail sentence for hitting a roadway worke


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