I-90 Roadway and Bridge Repairs
Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90)
Roadway and Bridge Repairs
The Illinois Tollway has scheduled maintenance and repair work on roadway and bridges between Rockton Road and the Kishwaukee River Bridge in Winnebago County on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in 2020.
Additionally, the East Riverside Boulevard Toll Plaza on the ramp from westbound I-90 will be converted to All-Electronic Tolling.
This work is scheduled to begin in the spring and be completed by the end of the year.
Construction Update (9/18/20)
Local Crossroad Bridges
Work at the Rote Road and Rockton Road bridges is now complete. All lanes on both bridges are now open.
The Elevator Road Bridge carrying traffic over I-90 is closed for construction through November. A detour is posted routing Elevator Road traffic to Love Road, McCurry Road and Willowbrook Road to cross the Tollway.
East Riverside Toll Plaza
The right shoulder and toll collection lane on the right side of the East Riverside Toll Plaza is closed to traffic for removal of the concrete median between toll collection lanes and the coin basket, along with pavement and electrical work. The ramp and the I-PASS or Pay Online lane on the left will remain open to traffic. Traffic is scheudled to remain in this configuration through September.
On the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90), eastbound shoulder closures are in place between East Riverside Boulevard and Newburg Road and scheduled to last through the fall for an Illinois Department of Transportation project on I-39/U.S. Route 20.
More information is available on the Illinois Department of Transportation website.
Traffic shift and lane reductions will be necessary to provide a work zone and safely accommodate traffic.
In addition, full closures of the Elevator Road and Rote Road bridges will be required this fall to complete the work because the bridge structures are not wide enough to safely maintain traffic and provide a work zone. Detours will be posted.
Please check the Daily Construction Alert for up-to-date closure information.
Pavement and bridge repairs will provide customers a smoother surface, improving the overall driving experience, and extend the life of the roadway. This work is part of the Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.
The project is being coordinated with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Winnebago County, local communities, as well as local fire and police departments.
The Tollway is committed to building green and minimizing the environmental impact of construction by reducing, recycling and reusing materials. In addition to reducing the cost of this work, reuse of these materials reduces the need for virgin asphalt materials and reduces energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the volume of material that would otherwise be sent to landfills.
Work Zone Safety
The Illinois Tollway is committed to ensuring that the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) and local roads remain safe for both drivers and workers during construction, which is part of the agency’s overall commitment to roadway safety.
Work zone speed limits are in effect in all construction zones 24/7 and drivers should continue to watch for changing traffic patterns and use caution, especially when workers are present. Visit the Tollway’s Work Zone Safety page.