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UPDATE On Road Closures Due to Heavy Rainfall

City of West Chicago

     The West Chicago Police Department has updated a list of road closures as of 4:00 p.m. due to flooding from recent rainfall.




Roads closed:


  •     IL Route 38 (Roosevelt Road) - Joliet Street to Wegner for flooding at Canadian National Railroad viaduct

  •     Downs Drive - Kress Road to Industrial Drive

Passable with standing water:


  •     Arbor Avenue at Hawthorne Lane

Reopened:


  •     Ingalton Avenue at Hawthorne Lane

  •     Town Road


As a general reminder, people should avoid driving through standing water on roadways - turn around don't drown!


The City of West Chicago is aware of water on roadways and that the storm water system is at capacity. Water has begun to recede in many areas. If persons have water related issues, contact West Chicago Public Works at (630) 293-2255. The City of West Chicago continues to monitor road and weather conditions.




  • City Hall
    475 Main Street
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    Rosemary Mackey
    Phone: (630) 293-2200 x139

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