The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting; work is scheduled to begin May 2, 2016 for the removal and replacement of the structure carrying IL 48 over a drainage ditch 1.3 miles north of IL 10 at Weldon and a structure south of Weldon.
This project will include complete removal and replacement of the existing box culverts, associated earthwork and pavement replacement. IL 48 will be down to one lane at these locations while construction is ongoing and will be restricted to 10 feet 6 inches in width.
The contractor for this $300,000 project is Stark Excavating. The estimated completion date is June 30, 2016.