Illinois 98 to reopen for the winter on December 6

Work to finish project resumes in spring

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that Illinois 98 between Cole Hollow Road and California Road west of Groveland will temporarily reopen at 8 a.m. Dec. 6.

Work on Illinois 98 will resume in spring 2020 and involves widening, resurfacing and striping.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers 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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