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NOTICE TO THE TRAVELING PUBLIC

The DeKalb County Engineer, has announced that due to the “spring freeze/thaw” cycle, County crews will have signs posted by the end of the day on Friday, March 5, 2021.  The posting will become effective at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021.  The posting limits are 8,000 pounds per axle for single tired vehicles, 11,000 pounds per axle for duals with a maximum gross weight of 33,000 pounds on designated roads.  If conditions permit, allowances may be made during which movements will be allowed during certain hours.  To find out if there are any “windows” on a particular day, citizens may call 24 hours a day at (815) 756-9513 for that information.  Postings will remain in effect until the frost is out of the ground and the roads have settled down.  By Ordinance the roads can only be posted for a period 90 days in any given 12 month period for the spring freeze/thaw cycle.  No overweight permits will be issued during this time.-March 2, 2021

 

The DeKalb County Engineer has announced that the New Lebanon Road Bridge over Coon Creek (approximately 465 feet southeast of Derby Line Road) is closed to all traffic beginning Wednesday, January 27th for bridge replacement. The bridge will remain closed until further notice and is programed to be completed early 2022. Any questions or concerns can be addressed to the County Engineer at 1826 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115 or by calling (815) 756-9513 or email highway@dekalbcounty.org.-January 27, 2021

 

The DeKalb County Engineer has announced that West Motel Road, approximately .53 mile north of Illinois Route 64, is closed to all traffic beginning Monday, October 26, 2020 for the replacement of the bridge over the South Branch of the Kishwaukee River. This closure is expected to continue until the spring of 2021. Civil Constructors, Inc. from Freeport, Illinois will be the Contractor for this $1,463,052.88 project. Any questions or concerns can be addressed to the County Engineer at 1826 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115 or by calling (815) 756-9513 or email highway@dekalbcounty.org.-October 26, 2020

 

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Winter Season Emergency Snow Numbers:

  • Tollway: 800-865-5394
  • State: 800-452-4368
  • County Recorded Message: 815-899-0727

 

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