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Beam Placement Interstate Closures

YOUR TRAVEL WILL BE AFFECTED.....Consider Public Transportation!(click here to view the project flyer) The project involves construction of a new flyover structure from Northbound I-90/94 (Dan Ryan...

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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.

Circle Video

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 Ramp, Beam Placement, August 22 & 23, 2015

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Ramp NW Drive Through

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News & Events

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 »

8/3/2015 Byrne Interchange work: Get ready for traffic heartburn Byrne Interchange work: Get ready for traffic heartburn Chicago Tribune, Jon Hilkevitch - August 3, 2015 5:01 AM The heavy lifting will begin this month on the overhaul of the Byrne Interchange near downtown Chicago, leading to anticipated expressway traffic tie-ups mostly over four weekends... View Details »

8/3/2015 Weekend Closures for Byrne Flyover Work Start Aug. 21 Weekend Closures for Byrne Flyover Work Start Aug. 21 FOR IMMEDIATE... View Details »

8/3/2015 Beam Placement Interstate Closures YOUR TRAVEL WILL BE AFFECTED.....Consider Public Transportation!(click here to view the project flyer) The project involves construction of a new flyover structure from Northbound I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to I-290 Westbound (Eisenhower Expressway). The Department’s con- tractor is ready... View Details »

5/13/2015 Southbound Kennedy ramp to westbound Eisenhower closed this weekend, for ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange Improvement Project Southbound Kennedy ramp to westbound Eisenhower closed this weekend, for ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange Improvement Project The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that the southbound Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94) ramp to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate... View Details »

5/3/2015 Eisenhower Expressway lane closure, next step in Jane Byrne Interchange Project Eisenhower Expressway lane closure, next step in Jane Byrne Interchange Project The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will occur along the Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290), beginning, weather permitting, the morning of Sunday, May 3, and... View Details »

3/9/2015 Lane Closures for East Harrison Street Bridge Project, Jane Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Lane Closures for East Harrison Street Bridge Project, Jane Byrne Interchange Reconstruction The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that lane closures will occur along the Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94), weather permitting, starting at 10 p.m. on Monday, March 9.... View Details »

3/6/2015 Eastbound I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) Weekend Lane Closures for Peoria Street Bridge Eastbound I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) Weekend Lane Closures for Peoria Street Bridge The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced a weekend closure on eastbound I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) for work on the Peoria Street Bridge, will begin weather permitting at 11:00 p.m.... View Details »

3/5/2015 Jane Byrne Interchange Flyover Ramp and Lane Closures Start Tuesday Night Jane Byrne Interchange Flyover Ramp and Lane Closures Start Tuesday Night The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that ramp closures for construction of the new flyover bridge connecting the Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94) to the Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) as... View Details »

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