Traffic was shifted onto the new pavement last week, allowing construction to start on the northern lanes of Deerfield Road.
Heather Road Closure at Deerfield Road
Heather Road will be closed at Deerfield Road this Saturday, October 15, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this closure, the contractor will finish pavement removal at the intersection and place the new sub-base, then backfill the area to create a temporary road.
Traffic to Heather Road from Deerfield Road will be detoured to Beverly Place, then east on Margate Terrace/Manor Drive to Heather Road.
Deerfield Road east of Waukegan Road
Underground crews are working to complete sanitary sewer and storm sewer work in the northern lanes. Crews are also installing the new traffic signal masts, and are continuing to remove pavement and prepare the sub-base for the new pavement.
Bridge Work in Highland Park
Crews continue work on the bridge in Highland Park. Starting Monday, October 17, the ramp from eastbound Deerfield Road onto southbound Route 41 will be closed until October 28. Please see the detour provided below.