The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction on County Home Road from 113th Avenue to 175th Ave/Knoxville Road south of Coal Valley is to begin Monday, June 1, 2020. G.M. Sipes will be completing the $587,901 patching project on the 5.5 mile section of County Home Road. Daytime lane closures will be required for the duration of the project which is anticipated to be completed by the end of June.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.
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