On Tuesday, June 26th, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Union Pacific Railroad crews will be performing maintenance tasks that will require flagging operations at the following locations:
While traffic may be directed to slow or stop for short intervals of time, the roadways will remain open throughout the course of the work.
Please direct questions and concerns to the office of the City Engineer at 708-755-3118.
Please see the map below regarding lane and sidewalk closure during the demolition of St. James Hospital. The affected traffic lanes and sidewalks are indicated in red.
Start date: Monday, May 20, 2019
End date: Friday, August 16, 2019
Impacted Roads: The East northbound lane of Chicago Road from the North side of the intersection with McEldowney Street to the US-30 intersection.
Impacted Sidewalks: The sidewalk on the East side of Chicago Road will be closed from 15th Street to US-30.
The City’s engineers are in the field completing the final specifications for the Westside Neighborhood Drainage Improvement project. The engineering team will be in all of the project areas conducting land surveys, gathering data and providing the final design for the project including:
The final specifications and design will include repairs and upgrades that will improve the performance of the storm sewer system and other improvements to alleviate flooding in the project area.
Please revisit this page for updates on the Westside Neighborhood Drainage Project.
IDOT will begin a bridge deck overlay on the existing bridge on Rt. 30 at Thorn Creek commencing April 2019 (please see the posted map of the project area). The scope of the project includes repair and restoration of the bridge deck, and required repairs and reconstruction of the bridge joints as well as placement of pavement markings. IDOT anticipates that the project will take approximately six to eight weeks to complete.
The work will be performed in two stages and will require the following lane closures on Rt. 30:
Stage I – the INSIDE eastbound and westbound lanes on Rt. 30 will be closed
Stage II – the OUTSIDE eastbound and westbound lanes on Rt. 30 will be closed
IDOT has indicated some night work may be required. The City of Chicago Heights Engineer will coordinate directly with IDOT’s contractor to provide advance notice to residents in the area. Please revisit this project page for further updates.