Route 98 To Close

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that Illinois 98 between California Road and Cole Hollow Road west of Groveland will close Monday, Oct. 14.

The closure is necessary to replace a culvert and is expected to last approximately four to six weeks. A detour utilizing Illinois 29 and Interstates 474, 74 and 155 will be posted.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

For IDOT District 4 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict4 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on


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