CHICAGO (WIFR) – Today it was announced that $486 million in road and bridge projects will be started this spring - one of the largest early-season construction programs in the state’s history.
The announcement is part of the governor’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward by investing in our transportation systems. A list of nearly 200 road and bridge projects across the state that will begin in the coming weeks was also released today. Find a list of projects in our area below. The entire list has been attached above.
Projects in Winnebago County:
County-wide sign replacement
Resurfacing on US 20 from Fairview Avenue to Mid-America Drive in Rockford
Cold Miling, pavement patching, and HMA resurfacing on US 20 interchange ramps at IL 251. US 20 eastbound off ramps to IL 251 northbound and IL 251 southbound.
Projects in Jo Daviess County:
Removal and replacement of two (2) box culverts along IL 84, located 0.8 and 0.9 mile north of Council Hill Road and North of Galena
Projects in Lee County:
Pavement patching on IL 26 (Galena Avenue) from Patrick’s Court to I-88 in Dixon
Projects in DeKalb County:
Bridge repair over BNSF RR, 0.5 mile east of Shabbona, Set aside Candidate- N
Resurfacing from First Street to IL 72 in Genoa