Image courtesy of Zona “Bunny” Anderson
From the August 2014 I-294/I-57 Interchange Project Newsletter:
This fall, the Illinois Tollway will open the new interchange connecting the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and I-57 and the new ramps at 147th Street in the Chicago Southland – on budget and on schedule. This work is part of the Tollway’s 15-year, $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.
Over the past few months, crews have completed beam placement and deck pour for the ramp at 147th Street and I-294. In addition, permanent lighting foundations along I-57, installation of noisewalls has begun along I-57 and I-294, as well as landscaping and roadway improvements along 147th Street in Posen. In the next few months, the bridge over I-57 and ramps along 147th Street will be completed…Read more here. Michael Scholefield, Edward Paesel, Lynwood Mayor Gene Williams and Thomas Vander Woude recently toured the site. Click here to view more images.