Record Amount For Road Construction In 2014
A record $1.4 billion dollars will be spent on Illinois roadway projects this year. They include rebuilding I-90 between Randall Road in Elgin and I-39 in Rockford. Another project is improving I-88 near Aurora.
The 2014 capital program includes:
$729.2 million for the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) corridor.
- Completing the rebuilding and widening of the 37-mile western segment of I-90 between Elgin and I-39 in Rockford.
- Beginning advance work including noisewall and retaining wall construction on the eastern segment of I-90 between Elgin and the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to prepare for roadway rebuilding and widening.
- Rebuilding westbound I-90 between I-294 and the Kennedy Expressway.
- Improving or building interchanges at Business U.S. Route 20/State Street in Rockford, Irene Road and Genoa Road near Belvidere, Illinois Route 25 in Elgin, Barrington Road in Hoffman Estates, Roselle Road and Meacham Road in Schaumburg and Lee Street in Rosemont.