Illinois Department of Transportation, Gary Hannig, Secretary

Interstate 55

From I-80 to US 52

Located in Will County, Illinois


The Alternatives To Be Carried Forward Report is now available!

The recommended preferred alternative was discussed at Community Advisory Group Meeting #4, which was held on
July 16, 2018. Click HERE to find the materials discussed at the meeting.


Welcome to our web site for the I-55 at IL 59 Access Project.

The project study limits are bounded by I-80 on the south, US 52 on the north, Houbolt Road on the east and River Road on the west. The study limits are within the City of Joliet and the Village of Shorewood in Will County, IL. The study is anticipated to address roadway access, operational deficiencies, traffic safety, traffic congestion.

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The contract plan preparation, land acquisition (Phase II), and construction (Phase III) are not currently included in the Department’s FY 2018-2023 and Proposed Highway Improvement Program. Recommended improvements as a result of the Phase I along the state highway system are not currently included in the Department’s FY 2018-2023 Proposed Highway Improvement Program. However, the improvements may be considered for future funding consideration among similar improvement needs throughout the region.


As this study progresses, this website will be periodically updated to include a wide variety of information related to the Study. Please visit regularly to access the latest information.





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