Following the end of a quarry workers strike that has affected construction throughout the northern Illinois region, several IDOT projects in the Niles area are resuming. Please plan ahead and use caution when driving through work zones.
- Oakton Street from Busse Highway to Waukegan Road - Construction is tentatively set to resume the week of August 1st or August 8th. Work will continue on curb and gutter and sidewalk removal. Structure adjustments are also scheduled to begin in early August.
- Oakton Street from Waukegan Road to Long Avenue - Construction is tentatively set to begin the week of August 22nd. Temporary information signs will go up the week before to alert the traveling public.
- Waukegan Road from Milwaukee Avenue to Oakton Street - Construction is tentatively set to begin late in the week of August 8th. Construction will start with curb and gutter and sidewalk work. Hot-mix asphalt work will most likely not begin until approximately the second half of September.
- Harlem Avenue from Oakton Street to Dempster Street - Construction resumed the week of July 25th. Hot-mix asphalt paving has been completed, and pavement markings have been placed.