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Fri August 22, 2014

Several Northern Illinois Counties Get New Road Project Funds

Illinois is releasing $11-million dollars for road projects in northern Illinois. The money comes from the multi-year "Jobs Now" capital construction program.

On Thursday, Governor Pat Quinn announced the latest round of funding for local projects:

Carroll County

Illinois Route 40 will receive 7.68 miles of resurfacing from 1st Street in Chadwick to Stover Avenue in Milledgeville for $2,189,137.

DeKalb and LaSalle Counties

U.S. 30 from Indian Road in Shabonna to University Road and U.S. 35 starting at I-39 will receive surface treatment for $735,811.

Kane County

Various state maintained routes in Kane County will receive intermittent resurfacing for $175,152.

Illinois Route 72 will receive shoulder repair, rumble strips and guardrail repair from the Dekalb County line to French Road in Hampshire for $846,024.

Ogle County

Illinois Route 72 will receive 7.43 miles of milling and resurfacing from Mount Morris Road to Illinois Route 2 for $1,586,472.

River Road will receive 0.17 mile of shoulder and new gutter along the west edge south of the Lowden State Park entrance for $80,242.

Stephenson County

A bridge carrying Illinois Route 26 over Cedar Creek will have bicycle and pedestrian railing removed and replaced for $93,023.

U.S. Business Route 20 will receive resurfacing from U.S. 20 west of Freeport to Park Boulevard for $1,793,835.

Illinois Route 26 will receive 0.86 miles of resurfacing from U.S. Business 20 to Empire Street for $835,011.

Winnebago County

Illinois Route 251will receive milling, patching, and resurfacing from Forest Hills Road to Illinois Route 173 in Machesney Park and on Harlem Road from east of Perryville Road to McFarland Road in Loves Park for $1,286,202

U.S. Business Route 20 will receive milling and resurfacing from Springfield Avenue to Day Avenue for $667,872.

Harrison Avenue will receive milling and resurfacing from Kiswaukee St. to east of 9th Street and south of Alton Avenue to South of Sandy Hallow Road in Rockford for $1,515,968.

Five intersections along WB U.S. Business Route 20 will receive traffic control upgrades for $107,621.