• 1991/1992

    Announcement Date: May 11, 2015

    135th Street Bridge was closed to traffic due to the structural deficiencies. The traffic was diverted mostly to Illinois Route 7 and to Lemont Road; the traffic congestion on Illinois Route 7 during the 135th Street Bridge closure was extreme. For the next several years while the 135th Street Bridge was closed to traffic, the Local Agencies concentrated their efforts on reopening and funding of 135th Street Roadway/Bridge instead of addressing the Caton Farm Road/Bruce Roadway/Bridge need.