Stevenson Expressway (I-55) Widening Project Will County
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will begin the next stage of
construction on I-55 starting the first week of March 2008 weather permitting.
Location and Description of construction work for 2008:
From Weber Road to South of I-80 (I-55 Corridor), resurfacing of existing
roadway, building a third lane, and installing a median barrier wall.
Targeted Completion Date for 2008 construction:
Weather permitting, the 2008 stage of construction will be completed October
Why construction is needed:
IDOT’s goal for improving the I-55 Corridor is to increase safety and help
mitigate congestion along I-55.
Completed construction work along the I-55 Corridor:
- 2006 – shoulder improvements were made;
- 2007 – widening of bridges, replacement of overhead signs, installation
of two new overhead changeable message signs
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Letter from IDOT’s Chief of Staff