It'll be a lot easier getting to IL-2 this weekend, but it's only temporary.

Illinois Department of Transportation is suspending all construction projects in the state to allow for easier Memorial Day weekend travel. While many construction projects are simply on hold, other areas will see temporary lanes and ramps reopened.

To help facilitate Memorial Day travel, IDOT is suspending construction and reopening lanes in work zones where possible.

Specific to the Rockford-area, construction on North Main Street, from Auburn Street to Riverside Boulevard will take a break but lanes will remain closed.

The major construction project at U.S. 20 and IL-2 will make many travelers happy when ramps reopen in all directions, albeit temporarily.


Ogle County: Interstate 39 under Creston Road east of Rochelle; lane reductions continue.

Chicago:  Right shoulder of the outbound Kennedy Expressway from Illinois 43 (Harlem Avenue) to Interstate 190; closed

Inbound Kennedy Expressway from Madison Street

Inbound Kennedy to Monroe Street o Inbound Kennedy to inbound Congress Parkway

Outbound Dan Ryan Expressway to Taylor Street and Roosevelt Road

Inbound Dan Ryan to inbound Congress Parkway

Inbound Dan Ryan to Madison Street

Inbound Eisenhower Expressway to Racine Avenue

Inbound Congress Parkway to Canal Street

Outbound Congress Parkway from Canal Street

Outbound Congress Parkway to outbound Dan Ryan

Outbound Eisenhower to Morgan Street

Click here for all the construction project information reopened or on hold this weekend.

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