Limits: About halfway between Schwerman Rd and Milton Rd near the Village of Hawthorn Woods.
Description: The project consists of culvert replacement. An approximately week-long closure with posted detour route will be necessary for this work.
8/18/17 - The road is now open and the culvert replacement work is complete. There is still work to be done on the site, but the remaining work can be done while the road is open to traffic. Please watch for flaggers and drive safely. Thank you!
7/26/17 - The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing Fairfield Road, from IL 176 to Old McHenry Road, to through traffic starting Monday, Aug. 7 at 6 a.m. While the road is closed, LCDOT will be replacing two culverts. Each culvert replacement is estimated to take one week. The road will reopen on Sunday, Aug. 20 by midnight.
Aug. 7 – 13: The first road closure will be on Fairfield Road from Kruger Road to Old McHenry Road.
Aug. 14 – 20: The second road closure will be on Fairfield road from Schwerman Road to Milton Road.
Detour Route for both closures: IL 176 to Gilmer Road to Midlothian Road to Old McHenry Road.