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I-290 Newsletter
Spring, 2010

Press Release

IDOT-CDOT Press Conference - March 29, 2010


Chicago Area Construction Projects
Fall 2009*

Spring 2010*

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Press Release - March 20, 2010



Press Release - March 22, 2010


Other Area Projects

Illinois Department of Transportation

Cost: $23, 485,257.00
Start/End Date: June 2, 2010- October 29, 2010
Municipalities: .Schaumburg; Arlington Heights
County: Cook
Project Limits: I-290/IL 53 from Higgins Road (IL 72) to Rand Road (US 12)
Description: The Illinois Department of Transportation will resurface approximately 7 miles along Interstate 290/IL 53 from Higgins Road (IL 72) to Rand Road (US 12). This project will be constructed in stages. Traffic on southbound I-290/IL 53 will have permanent daytime lane closures from June 2nd till August 27th. Furthermore, traffic on northbound I-290/IL 53 will be impacted with permanent lane closures from August 27th to October 29th, 2010. Motorists should expect delays and use caution in the work zone. The Interstate 290/IL 53 project repairs will include bridge work, drainage improvements, and patching.

Congress Parkway Bridge Project
Illinois Department of Transportation

Cost: $33 million
Start/End Date: Spring 2010-Fall 2011
Miles: .1 miles
Project Limits: I-290/Congress Parkway from Canal Street to S. Franklin Street
Scope of Work: Rehabilitating the existing bridge structurally, electrically, and mechanically; replacing the current open grid deck bridge surface to a closed deck system with a skid resistant surface.
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Chicago Department of Transportation

Cost: $10 to $20 million
Start/End Date: Spring 2010-Spring 2012
Miles: .5 miles
Project Limits: Wells Street to Michigan Avenue
Scope of Work: Refurbishment of Congress Parkway; includes new sidewalks, sidewalk planters, lighting, community identifiers, and other streetscape elements
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Chicago Department of Transportation

Cost: $366 million
Start/End Date: Spring 2010-Fall 2012
Miles: .6 miles
Project Limits: Wacker Drive from Randolph Street to Congress Parkway
Scope of Work: Complete reconstruction of north-south segment of Wacker Drive providing smooth driving surface, increased clearance, and new service drive on lower Wacker
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