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DELAWARE COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Delaware County this week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

US 36_smallU.S. Route 36/State Route 37 


  • I-71 in both directions at U.S. 36/SR 37 will close overnight (10 p.m. – 6 a.m.) Wednesday, May 8 and Thursday, May 9 for bridge beam setting. Traffic will be detoured via the off and on ramps to U.S. 36/SR 37.


  • North Galena Rd. at U.S. 36/SR 37 will close starting Tuesday, March 5 for 100 days for intersection improvements.
    • Detour: Wilson Rd. to U.S. 36/SR 37
  • U.S. 36/SR 37 at I-71: Starting March 4 there will be a new traffic pattern in place on U.S. 36/SR 37 at the I-71 interchange for reconstruction of the bridge over I-71.
    • Left turns from U.S. 36/SR 37 to the I-71 on-ramps are restricted
    • Temporary RCUT lanes will be in use at Wilson Road and in front of McDonald’s for U.S. 36 traffic seeking access to the I-71 on-ramps
    • U.S. 36 Westbound will be reduced to two lanes
    • U.S. 36 Eastbound will be reduced to one lane
    • Turning movements for traffic on the I-71 off-ramps will be maintained
  • U.S. 36/SR 37 is reduced to one lane in each direction between the railroad bridge and Sky View Lane/Glenview Commons. Eastbound traffic will be shifted north, with both directions of traffic maintained in the existing westbound lanes. This traffic pattern will remain in place through Spring 2024.
    • Access to driveways and property will be maintained, however left turns will be restricted for driveways as well as Bowtown Road traffic during peak travel times (7 AM – 9 AM, 4 PM – 6 PM). Left turns at SR 521 will be maintained throughout the phase.

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