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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Division of Transportation Construction Project - Highland Avenue (IL Rte 56 and I-88 Bridge Repairs)

County Highway

9 - Highland Avenue   

Last Updated

August 30, 2016

Short description of work

DuPage County is making repairs to the Highland Avenue bridges over Illinois Route 56 (Butterfield Road) and I-88.  The bridge repairs consist of partial depth deck repairs, crack repairs and joint repairs. The project also includes roadway resurfacing of Highland Avenue from about 750 feet south of 31ST Street to the south expansion joint of the I-88 bridge, and pedestrian crossing repairs.

Contract Cost

$ 1,186,216.05

Construction Status

  • Contract was let on April 26, 2016. 
  • A public informational meeting was held on May 10, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at 24 Yorktown Convenience Center in Lombard, IL. Click here for more information: Highland Avenue Informational Meeting Flyer
  • Contract was awarded on May 10, 2016.
  • Pre-construction meeting was held on May 18, 2016. 
  • Construction was begun on 6/15/16

  • REMAINING CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

    6/28-7/1: Complete I-88 westbound exit ramp improvements and concrete repairs along the northbound and southbound Highland Avenue  outside lanes.
    7/6-8/10: Close Highland Avenue bridge over IL 56 (Butterfield Rd). Perform bridge joint replacement and concrete patching.
    7/19-7/29: Mill/resurface Highland Avenue from 31ST Street to I-88 bridge.
    7/25-8/9: Sidewalk and pedestrian crossing repairs Highland Avenue from 31ST Street to I-88 bridge.
    8/10: Re-open Highland Avenue bridge over IL 56 (Butterfield Road).
    8/12-8/15 - Close southbound Highland to westbound IL 56 (Butterfield Road) ramp for concrete repairs.
    8/15-8/19 - Concrete repairs on I-88 bridge.

  • TRAFFIC ROUTING

    -Westbound I-88 traffic exiting at Highland Avenue: Southbound Highland Avenue will remain open. Those travelling north shall follow detour route.
    -Eastbound I-88 traffic exiting at Highland Avenue: Southbound Highland Avenue will remain open. Those travelling north shall follow detour route.
    -Westbound Illinois 56/Butterfield Road exiting at Highland Avenue: Northbound Highland Avenue will remain open. Those travelling south shall follow detour route.
    -Eastbound Illinois 56/Butterfield Road exiting at Highland Avenue: Southbound Highland Avenue will remain open. Those travelling north shall follow detour route.
    -Northbound through traffic on Highland Avenue: Please follow posted detour route.
    -Southbound through traffic on Highland Avenue: Please follow posted detour route.
    -See Highland Avenue Detour Map link below.

  • Construction is Substantially complete.

Plans and  Special Provisions

Exhibits

Highland Avenue Project Location Map
Highland Avenue Detour Map
Highland Avenue Anticipated Construction Schedule

 

 

RoleDetails
Contractor:  Lorig Construction Company
250 E. Touhy Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Design Engineer:  STV, Inc.
200 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1650 
Chicago, IL 60606-5015
Resident Engineer:  

Jose Montesinos, P.E. (Cotter Consulting)
745 McClintock Drive, Suite 130
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
312.802.4216

Project Engineer:  Thomas  Hardy, P.E. (DuPage County)
421 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
630.407.6900