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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Bikeways and Trails

 

Trail Closures

We graciously appreciate your patience and cooperation with the period closures and reroutes that take place on the County's trail network.  Contact us if you encounter any issues on posted detours.

Detours & Closures

Illinois Prairie Path - Aurora Branch at I-88

The Prairie Path underpass is being reconstructed by the Illinois Tollway Authority (ISTHA).  The bridge replacement project, which began in February of 2020, will be closed until July 10th, 2020.  When the project is completed, the underpass will be replaced by a lit culvert for pedestrians and cyclists.  Trail users can use the Batavia Spur and the Eola Road side path to travel east and west.  A signed detour has been placed for your assistance with navigating the area.

For more information, a detailed description of the detour has been provided in the February 2020 edition of the Illinois Prairie Path Not-for-Profit's quarterly newsletter.  Follow this link for the newsletter, with the detour provided on page 4.

Illinois Prairie Path - Aurora Branch - Frontenac Road to the CN / EJ&E railroad

This segment of the Prairie Path is closed do to changed traffic patterns on the CN / EJ&E Railroad. The railroad is currently parking trains at the existing at-grade railroad crossing necessitating the re-routing of the Prairie Path. The Prairie Path has been re-routed to Diehl Road while the County develops plans to construct an underpass.   View Detour Map

Trail Closure Alerts

Information concerning trail closures, trail detours, and maintenance activities will be posted on this page as it becomes available.  Trail closures that are listed on this page will also be shown within the DuPage Trails app, noted by an orange "I" symbol with additional information that displays when clicked.  Trail closure alerts are updated daily.

Submit a Trail Maintenance Request

If you observe any downed branches or trail obstructions, report them in one of the following ways:

  • Report the issue using DuPage County's Citizen Reporter App.  Use the app to provide a location, maintenance request type, and description of the issue.  Any reported trail issues are immediately sent to the appropriate agency.  The app is both desktop and mobile-friendly.
  • Email the Trails Coordinator at TrailPathCoordinator@dupageco.org.  The Trails Coordinator is available by email Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.