Current Construction

The Highway Improvement Program, Reports & Updates

There is approximately $110 million in IDOT’s Fiscal Year 2018-2023 Proposed Highway Improvement Program for upcoming I-80 projects.

IDOT Construction Reports
IDOT provides updated reports on construction in Will County, to view a list of updated reports choose Will County from the drop down on the page.

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IDOT Work Zones
Construction releases, work zone info and Illinois roadway construction map.

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News & Updates

IDOT Launches New Site to Keep Public Informed on I-80 Reconstruction

The Illinois Department of Transportation has launched a new website,, to provide the public with the latest information on the $1.2 billion reconstruction of Interstate 80 through Will County, one of the cornerstone projects of Governor JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital program.

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2019-2020 Funded Projects

This work includes the rehabilitation and/or replacement of ten bridges, including the bridges at Chicago Street, BNSF Railroad/Gardner Street, Hickory Creek, Richards Street, and Rowell/CN Railroad. In addition, IDOT will replace the pavement in between all the bridges.