I-74 Cable Guardrail Installation

Date: November 22, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Region 3/District 5, announced that cable guardrail will be installed on Interstate 74 (I-74) from US Route 45 to High Cross Road in Champaign County beginning on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  Weather permitting, the work will be completed by November 2013. 

This project includes earthwork, adjustments to the existing drainage system and the installation of a high tension cable guardrail system in the median of the interstate.  Traffic on I-74 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at locations where work is ongoing with the left lane being closed during daytime hours. 

While work is ongoing, please observe all traffic control signs.  Cell phone use is prohibited in construction zones.

Motorists are advised to slow down and drive carefully through this and all work zones.

Cross Construction is the contractor for the $2.1 million project.

For more information, contact Paris Ervin at 217.782.5025 or Jae Miller at 312.814.4693 at IDOT.

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Created on: Friday, August 9, 2013 - 08:16
- Author: BarbS