Road Repairs/Construction will resume on Monday, March 21, 2022. The following Douglas County roadways will be closed to through traffic at various times in the upcoming weeks for culvert and box culvert construction/replacement:
CR 1350N between CR 2150E and CR 2250E
CR 2350E between CR 1150N and CR 1250N
CR 2750E between CR 1425N and CR 1550N
The roadways will be closed to through traffic; however, residents and local landowners/farmers will have access to properties at all times to include school bus service and mail service.
The road closures are necessary for the Harvest Ridge Wind Farm Post Construction project being constructed on behalf of the Douglas County Highway Department, Murdock Township Highway Commissioner, and the Newman Township Highway Commissioner.
The travelling public is reminded to use caution when driving through the project area, and to abide by the posted traffic control signs and traffic control devices.
Douglas County has contracted with Beniach Construction Co. Inc. (Tuscola, IL) for the proposed construction activities, the awarded contract is for $12,430,896.24.
Additional notifications will be made to the residents and travelling public as construction progresses.
Questions may be directed to the County Engineer @ (217)253-2113.