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Work continues during the winter months

Work continues on the Jane Byrne interchange during the winter months.  As a reminder, pay attention while driving through the construction zone.  Conditions change in the work zone...

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This website has been created to the provide information and updates during the design and construction phases of the rehabilitation of the Circle Interchange.  Previous planning and engineering documents, which got us to the design and construction phases of the project, can be found in the Information Center/Document Library.

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The Circle Interchange reconstruction includes features that collectively improve the safety and mobility; improve the bridges, roadway and drainage system; and minimizes environmental impacts while enhancing the community connectivity on the local street network surrounding the interchange.

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NW Flyover Beam Placement August 29 - 30, 2015

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Ramp NW Drive Through

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News & Events

1/28/2016 Full Closure of Halsted Street Bridge over Interstate 290 Full Closure of Halsted Street Bridge over Interstate 290 CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that a full closure of the Halsted Street bridge over the Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) will take place this weekend, beginning, weather permitting, Friday, Jan.... View Details »

1/13/2016 Weekend Closure for Byrne Flyover Weekend Closure for Byrne Flyover CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that the ramp from the inbound Kennedy Expressway (eastbound Interstate 90/94) to the outbound Eisenhower Expressway (westbound Interstate 290) will be closed for the weekend, beginning, weather... View Details »

12/16/2015 Overnight Ramp Closures on Jane Byrne Interchange Overnight Ramp Closures on Jane Byrne Interchange CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that overnight ramp closures will take place, weather permitting, on the Jane Byrne Interchange on Wednesday, Dec. 16 and Thursday, Dec 17. The closures are necessary to install... View Details »

10/28/2015 New Lane,Ramp Configuration on Outbound Eisenhower at Byrne Interchange FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                           ... View Details »

10/14/2015 Final Weekend of Jane Byrne Closures Start Friday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:           October 14, 2015   CONTACT: Guy Tridgell   312.793.4199              Final Weekend of Jane Byrne Closures Start Friday CHICAGO – The... View Details »

9/24/2015 Third Weekend of Jane Byrne Closures Start Friday Third Weekend of Jane Byrne Closures Start Friday The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that the third of four weekends of lane closures on the expressway system surrounding the Jane Byrne Interchange in Chicagotakes place starting Friday evening. This weekend's closures... View Details »

8/28/2015 Second Weekend of Jane Byrne Closures Start Friday Second Weekend of Jane Byrne Closures Start Friday   The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that the second of four weekends of lane closures on the expressway system surrounding the Jane Byrne Interchange in Chicago takes place starting Friday evening. This... View Details »

8/20/2015 Weekend Closures for Byrne Flyover Work Start Friday  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2015   CONTACT: Guy Tridgell 312.793.4199   Weekend Closures for Byrne Flyover Work Start Friday CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation today reminded motorists that four weekends of lane closures on the expressway system... View Details »

8/20/2015 Ramp closings begin Wednesday for major phase of Byrne Interchange work Ramp closings begin Wednesday for major phase of Byrne Interchange work By Chicago Tribune staff August 20, 2015 A major phase of the Byrne Interchange overhaul begins Wednesday night with the closing of a ramp between the Kennedy Expressway and Congress Parkway. And then it will get only... View Details »

8/18/2015 Things will be getting a lot tougher for drivers going through the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange this week, as ramp closures and lane restrictions begin as part of the reconstruction project. Things will be getting a lot tougher for drivers going through the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange this week, as ramp closures and lane restrictions begin as part of the reconstruction project. Written By Jordan Owen, Chicago Sun Times 08/18/2015, 11:08am   If you think it’s been tough... View Details »

8/18/2015 Four weekends you'll want to avoid driving on expressways Four weekends you'll want to avoid driving on expressways 8/17/2015 1:27 PM - Marni Pyke, Daily Herald Worst traffic ever? Veteran Chicago drivers might dispute that but there's no argument that four weekends worth of expressway lane and ramp closures beginning Wednesday are bad news for suburban... View Details »

8/17/2015 Kennedy to Congress Ramp Closes Wednesday for Next Phase in Jane Byrne Interchange Project FOR IMMEDIATE... View Details »

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