Monday, April 22, 2013
The program also includes funding for passenger rail development in Kendall County and the purchase of new busses for service expansion into Kendall County.
There's going to be some construction over the next six years in the Fox Valley area, including Oswego. State Representatives Kay Hatcher (R-Yorkville) and Tom Cross (R-Oswego) announced that area residents will benefit from local road, mass transit and airport improvements included in the state’s six-year transportation construction program. “The Fox Valley continues to be one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Our transportation infrastructure absolutely must keep pace with our growing communities,” said Rep. Hatcher in a release. “These needed upgrade projects and the jobs they provide are all good news for local families.” “Not only will this provide vital road and highway improvements, it will also create jobs in our …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Traffic signals at intersections could be out for up to 30 minutes.
Editor's Note: From an Oswego Police Department release Starting today, September 19, 2012 at approximately 7:00 a.m., there will be upgrade work being performed on numerous traffic signals along the Route 34 corridor throughout the Village. During this operation, traffic signals will be non-operational for up to 30 minutes while the upgrades are completed. There will be stops placed at the intersections to assist with traffic safety and flow during the upgrade Work. in addition, the Oswego Police Department will also monitor the operation to ensure that the intersections are safe. Please plan alternate routes if possible to assist in making your travels through the Village more efficient and enjoyable. The affected intersections are …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Avoid trouble spots along Chicago-area interstates during your 4th of July travels.
Provided by the Illinois Toll Highway Authority. The Tollway is restricting construction activity and suspending all temporary construction lane closures from noon on Tuesday, July 3, through 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 5. Some work may continue behind barriers to keep work on schedule, but this work will not impact traffic. Major construction areas where drivers should plan for slower traffic during the holiday include: Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294/I-80) Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) A 45 mph speed limit is in effect 24/7 in all construction zones regardless ofwhether workers are present. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375. For more information:
Thursday, January 12, 2012
An Illinois Department of Transportation website allows motorists to see which roads are clear of ice and snow and which aren't. A new Patch feature lets drivers look at live traffic via Mapquest.
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- Brian Feldt
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the entire Chicago-area and is forecasting three to five inches of snow fall for Oswego today. The Illinois Department of Transportation, meanwhile, has launched a new Getting Around Illinois website, which is designed to give area motorists a glimpse into snowy or icy road conditions around the state. You can also look at live traffic conditions near and around Yorkville via Mapquest in one of Yorkville Patch's newest features by CLICKING HERE. Below are some safety tips for driving in the snow or ice from the Weather Channel: Driving safely on icy roads If your rear wheels skid... If your front wheels skid... If you get stuck...
Thursday, November 24, 2011
State's plan to purchase the business' entrance for Ridge Road won't doom the farm, which has already built a new shop/warming center and animal pens.
When the state calls to say they want a chunk of your land, including the entrance to your business, you either fold up your tent and call it a day or come up with plan B. Karen Anderson went with plan B, which means that while this may be the last year you’ll see the little wooden house and plywood Santa at the Route 126 entrance to Anderson Tree Farm – the state’s extension of Ridge Road is going straight down her driveway – her cut-your-own Christmas tree business isn’t going anywhere. Anderson, whose father started the rural Plainfield tree farm in 1969, has already relocated the gift shop/warming center to a new, more spacious building and erected new pens for her menagerie of petting zoo animals. When the state completes Ridge Road, …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Here's a look at what's on tap for tonight.
The Oswego Village Baord will meet Tuesday night beginning at 6 p.m. with its Committee of the Whole Meeting at Village Hall. The regular meeting will follow directly afterward. Here’s a look at some of the highlights on the agenda: