Exit closures scheduled for Reagan Memorial Tollway


The Illinois Department of Transportation last week announced that the Reagan Memorial Tollway (Interstate 88) exit ramps to Illinois 59, in Naperville, will be closed from Friday, Sept. 11-21, 2015.   File photo

The Illinois Department of Transportation last week announced that the Reagan Memorial Tollway (Interstate 88) exit ramps to Illinois 59 in Naperville will be closed from Friday through Sept. 21 to make preparations for the new diverging diamond interchange at this location.

The closures and detours routes are as follows: Friday at 8 p.m., the westbound tollway ramp to Illinois 59 will be closed. Westbound traffic will be detoured to the Winfield Road interchange to access Illinois 59 via Butterfield Road (Illinois 56). The ramp will reopen Sept. 21 by 5 a.m.

The eastbound tollway ramp to Illinois 59 will close at the same time. Eastbound traffic will be detoured to the Eola Road interchange to access Illinois 59 via Butterfield Road. The ramp will reopen Sept. 21 by 5 a.m.

Additionally, there will be limited access from Illinois 59 to the tollway entrance ramps while the exit ramps are closed. The restrictions and detour information are as follows: Northbound Illinois 59 entrance ramp to the westbound tollway will be closed. Northbound Illinois 59 traffic will be detoured to Butterfield Road, Eola Road and Bilter Road to access the westbound tollway ramp at the Eola Road interchange.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is the state agency charged with overseeing transportation issues including non-toll roadways, bridges, public transportation and traffic safety. The department is headquartered in Springfield.

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