Cedar Lake Rd Improvement - IL Rte 120 to Nippersink Rd

Limits: The project limits extend from just north of Illinois Route 120 to the curve just south of Nippersink Road for a distance of about 4400’.

Description: The plan is to reconstruct the road from 2 lanes to 3 lanes of pavement to accommodate a center turn lane. This project will include a new multi-use path with a connection to the Forest Preserve. In 2017, much of the construction for this project will be limited to a large culvert replacement in Squaw Creek, which requires approximately a two-month closure with posted detour, along with some off-roadwork. Then in 2018, the roadway work can begin where northbound traffic will follow a posted detour route while southbound continues on Cedar Lake Rd during east half reconstruction. This portion is planned to last about four months with completion of the whole project by the end of 2018.

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Current Information

Cedar Lake Road is currently closed from IL 120 to Nippersink Road. Detour Route: Illinois Route 120 to Fairfield Road to Illinois Route 134.

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8/3/17 - Squaw Creek has been fully diverted to the temporary channel and excavation work is complete. This week the contractor installed the new 11' x 16' box culverts. Next they will need to form the end sections and wing walls which will be poured in place with concrete.  

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