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Jane Byrne Interchange on Good Day Chicago

Missed Good Day Chicago this morning? Paul Gregoire sheds some light on Jane Byrne Interchange construction, including how we're trying to make things smoother for daily commuters. Check it out...

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Construction Update

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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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News & Events

5/10/2019 Overnight lane closures, work zone change at Byrne set May 11 The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that overnight lane and ramp closures will take place on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) in Chicago on Saturday, May 11, to adjust lane configurations in the work zone as part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange... View Details »

4/17/2019 Westbound I-290 Ramp to Southbound I-90/94 Demolition Beginning Wednesday, April 17 through Friday, April 19, weather permitting, demolition of the existing westbound I-290 ramp to southbound I-90/94 will take place nightly from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. This work will produce noise and impacts to the area. Expect more updates concerning further... View Details »

2/26/2019 Overnight lane closures on Congress Parkway set Feb. 26 The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that maintenance work to the Old Chicago Post Office will require overnight lane closures on eastbound Congress Parkway beginning Tuesday, Feb. 26, weather permitting. Starting tonight, eastbound Congress Parkway will be closed nightly between... View Details »

2/18/2019 Overnight lane, ramp closures set Feb. 19 for Ike, Kennedy The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the placement of beams for the new Monroe Street bridge over Interstate 90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) will require several days of overnight expressway lane and ramp closures starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, weather permitting. The work will occur in... View Details »

8/1/2018 Northbound I-90/94 (outbound) Ramp Closures to Begin Aug. 1, Weather Permitting   The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that ramp closures will begin on the outbound Kennedy Expressway (northbound Interstate 90/94), in Chicago, weather permitting, Wednesday, Aug. 1. The ramp closures are necessary for the construction of the Monroe Street bridge over... View Details »

6/7/2018 Extended Ramp Closures on the Kennedy Expressway The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that ramp closures will take place to and from the Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94), in Chicago, beginning, weather permitting, Sunday, June 10. The ramp closures are necessary for the construction of the Monroe Street bridge, part of... View Details »

3/7/2018 Sustainable and Green Initiatives   The collaboration, investment, and green initiatives on the Jane Byrne (Circle) Interchange (JBI) has set the stage for a brighter future not only for the motoring public, but for the multimodal access and local cross road connections throughout the corridor.  To keep pace with... View Details »

1/8/2018 Ramp Closure - Inbound Kennedy Expressway to Inbound Congress Parkway The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that an estimated two-year closure will take place on the ramp that carries traffic from the inbound Kennedy Expressway (southbound Interstate 90/94) to eastbound Congress Parkway beginning Monday, Jan. 15, weather permitting.   The closure... View Details »

2/23/2018 Monroe Street Bridge Reconstruction to begin February 26, 2018   CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that an extended bridge closure will take place on Monroe Street between Halsted Street and Des Plaines Avenue to reconstruct the Monroe Street bridge over the Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94), in Chicago, beginning,... View Details »

12/8/2017 Lane and Ramp Closures WB I-290 and Flyover Bridge December 10th overnight lane and ramp closures WB I-290 and the Flyover Bridge The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that overnight lane and ramp closures will take place on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway (westbound Interstate 290) and the flyover bridge that carries traffic... View Details »

9/14/2017 Closures as part of Jane Byrne project begin Friday night, Sept. 15, weather permitting!   Closures as part of Jane Byrne project begin Friday night  The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that lane and ramp closures will take place this weekend on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (eastbound Interstate 290) in Chicago as part of the ongoing Jane... View Details »

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