The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the Oakdale Blacktop Road (from East Main St. (Oakdale Blacktop Rd.) from East Weigh St. in Oakdale to 0.5 mile West of Pleasant Hill Road) will be intermittently restricted to one lane beginning on Monday, April 4, 2016, weather permitting. This work will take place daily between the hours of 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM and is necessary to construct a new asphalt overlay on this route. This work is expected to be completed by the end of the summer this year.
Delays are expected. Motorists are urged to be patient, reduce speed, obey all warning signs and allow extra tim when traveling through the work zone.
The General Contractor on this project is Christ Bros. Asphalt of Lebanon, IL. Steve Putz is the Supervising Field Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation. If you have any questions concerning this project, you may contact him at (618) 346-3350.