Categories: Community Information
Date: Jun 27, 2012
Title: Lockport To Close State Street Temporarily
The City of Lockport has announced that State Street will be temporarily closed from July 5 - October 1, 2012.
From the City of Lockport Website:
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that a culvert replacement project on Milne Creek will require closing State Street (Illinois 171) between Seventh and Eighth streets in downtown Lockport for approximately three months beginning July 5th. The tentative completion date is October 1st.
Access to residences, businesses and side streets north and south of Milne Creek will be maintained, however, through traffic will not be permitted. Detour routes will be posted.
Southbound traffic will be detoured west on Main and Illinois streets in Lemont, south on New Avenue, west on 135th Street, south on Illinois 53 and east on Illinois 7 to reconnect with Illinois 171.
Northbound traffic will be detoured west on Illinois 7, north on Illinois 53 and east on 135th Street, north on New Avenue and east on Illinois and Main streets in Lemont to reconnect with Illinois 171.
The improvements consist of replacing the culvert where Milne Creek flows under State Street with a new steel-lined structure.
Motorists should anticipate delays and allow extra time for trips through this area.
For information on other construction projects in IDOT’s District 1, visit http://www.dot.state.il.us. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.