Friday, November 16, 2012
Westbound traffic on Butterfield Road will switch to two new lanes.
The contractor for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Butterfield Road widening project plans to begin moving traffic over to the new lanes between Naperville Road and Wiesbrook Road starting this afternoon and into this evening, according to a release from the City of Wheaton. Westbound traffic on Butterfield Road will switch to the two new lanes. Eastbound traffic will remain only one lane until crews complete pavement striping late next week, at which point a second lane will be open. Weather permitting, the contractor plans to place the final surface on Naperville Road during the last week in November. All lanes on Naperville Road will reopen, and the intersection of Naperville Road and Butterfield will be complete. The wiring…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Wheaton resident writes about Butterfield/Naperville construction issues after two years of project-related challenges. To send a letter to the editor, email Charlotte@patch.com.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Wheaton Patch accepts and publishes letters to the editor emailed to Local Editor Charlotte Eriksen at Charlotte@patch.com, or sent as a message through the Wheaton Patch Facebook page. Please note in subject lines the message is a Letter to the Editor. ------------ As a Wheaton resident, we have been surrounded by construction on Butterfield and Naperville for two years. The project is now going to run through the next construction season. As a “soccer mom” who lives and works in Wheaton, I cannot get around to run routine errands, get to kid’s sports fields or get to the grocery store in a timely manner. Last Monday I was issued a $120 ticket for not obeying construction signals on Naperville Blvd. When the Wheaton officer pulled me over…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Crews to shift northbound traffic on Naperville Road to new lanes, close one southbound lane. Representatives associated with Butterfield widening project expect work to extend to spring 2013.
Contractors for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Butterfield Road widening project continue work on the intersection of Naperville and Butterfield roads (Route 56) in Wheaton to restore all lanes of Naperville Road before the end of this construction season, according to a release from the City of Wheaton. Today, the contractor will shift northbound traffic to the new lanes on the east side of Naperville Road. Southbound traffic will remain in the existing lanes on the west side. While crews perform work on the island between northbound and southbound traffic, the contractor will need to keep one of the southbound lanes on Naperville Road closed, according to the release. Other work under way focuses on improving overall …