Concrete Patching Snarls Traffic Along Lincoln Highway

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Drivers should allow extra stime and use alternated routes when traveling along a 3.5-mile stretch of Lincoln Highways (U.S. Route 30) for about five weeks. The work began on Monday.

Motorists should expect:

  • Permanent lane closures in both directions of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) from Cicero Avenue (Illinois Route 50) in Matteson to a quarter-mile east of Western Avenue in Chicago Heights.
  • Heavy congestion will create substantially longer travel times for motorists traveling through Matteson, Park Forest, Olympia Fields and Chicago Heights.
  • All work is expected to be completed by early December 2009.
  • All work and related closures are weather dependent.

The work is expected to last until December, unless, of course, it goes longer.

Some things are difficult to forecast.

Source material gathered from VOPF.