The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction work on the structure carrying US 52 over the Green River on the south edge of Amboy will begin on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Sjostrom & Sons, Inc. will be starting the $388,000 contract to make improvements to the expansion joins and bridge deck surface.
Traffic will be reduced to one lane utilizing flaggers to complete the widening work on August 21st and August 22nd. Both lanes will be open Friday, August 23rd thru Sunday, August 25th for Amboy Depot Days.
Beginning Monday, August 26th, traffic will be reduced to one lane utilizing temporary traffic signals to complete the repairs. The project is scheduled to be completed by mid-October.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area.