Village improves stormwater drainage issues
Bourbonnais, IL - The village announces the upcoming closure of US Route 45/52 between St. George Road and Burns Road beginning Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. The closure comes as a result of addressing stormwater drainage issues in the area. The drainage improvements coincide with Riverside Healthcare's expansion project at their Bourbonnais Campus. The property and the surrounding roadways are impacted by flooding caused by excessive stormwater accumulation.
“This will help with drainage issues not only at the new Riverside Healthcare site, but in the nearby subdivisions and the flooding that occurs on Burns Road. There are a lot of benefits to this project,” said Mayor Paul Schore.
The closure of US Route 45/52 will continue for a three-week period. US Route 45/52 is scheduled to reopen at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. The closure of US Route 45/52 will continue for a three-week period. US Route 45/52 is scheduled to reopen at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2020.
A detour route with directional signage will be set up as follows:
• From South to North – Left at Burns Road, then right at Career Center Road, then right at St. George Road and then left onto US Route 45/52.
• From North to South – Right at St. George Road, then left at Career Center Road, then left at Burns Road and then right onto US Route 45/52.
The south entrance to Riverside, the entrance closest to Burns Road, will be closed; however, the northern entrance will remain open.
Motorists are advised to take alternative routes and encouraged to please use caution in this area during the above-noted dates and times. We will provide updates as they are available. As always, thank you for your patience.