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
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News & Updates

I-80 Public Hearings

You're InvitedI-80 Ridge Road to US Route 30 Public Hearings Wed. Nov. 6, 2019Holiday Inn1472 Rock Creek BoulevardJoliet, IL 60431 Thurs. Nov. 7, 2019All Nation Church of GodCommunity Life Center503 Water StreetJoliet, IL 60436   Des Plaines Bridges News

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Highway Projects Everywhere

Will County sees bonanza of infrastructure improvements

The state highway improvement plan for the next five years has something big in store for every part of Will County.

The Interstate 80 project that has captured the most attention promises improved bridges, new interchanges and other improvements through Joliet to the western end of the county.

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Overnight lane closures on I-80 bridges in Joliet

Overnight lane closures on I-80 bridges in Joliet CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that an ongoing repair project on the Interstate 80 bridges over the Des Plaines River, in Joliet, will require occasional overnight lane closures starting,...

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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.