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Oswego Traffic Alerts: Two Road Closures Announced

Aug 03, 2015 10:46PM ● By Steven Jack

The village of Oswego released two road closure updates that will take effect this week. 

According to the village:

IDOT announced it will close the west leg of Forest Avenue to all traffic beginning on Tuesday, Aug 4. The closure is anticipated to last twoweeks, weather permitting.

Crews will reconstruct Forest Avenue and connect it to the new IL 71 pavement. Access to local homes on Forest Avenue, please use Judson Avenue. IL 71 and the south leg of the intersection will remain open to traffic. IDOT will install signs for a local detour.


Southbound Pearces Ford between Grays Drive and Route 34 will be temporarily closed Wednesday, Aug. 5, from about 8am to 1pm, due to a construction project. Residents of Winding Waters, Mill Race Creek and The Ponds subdivisions will be unable to access Route 34 from Pearces Ford. Northbound Pearces Ford will remain open allowing access to the subdivisions from Route 34.

Alternative routes to access Route 34 from those subdivisions include:

1) taking Pearces Ford to Waubonsee Circle to Old Post to Douglas Road to Route 34 or,
2) taking Pearces Ford to Old Post to Douglas Road to Route 34.