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State pledges $565K for Will County road projects

Broken pavement along Interstate 55 is among Will County road construction projects getting a $565,000 boost from the state.

The investment was announced Wednesday as part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now! construction program.

“These projects will make sure our Will County infrastructure is well-maintained to improve safety and longevity,” Quinn said in a news release. “The projects will also employ a number of construction workers, which will drive local economies forward.”

G.M. Sipes Construction Inc. of downstate Rushville will patch pavement at the northbound Bolingbrook Weigh Station for $174,699. Work on the southbound station will be done by Vixen Construction Inc. of Bridgeview for $162,557.

The southbound Peotone Weigh Station will receive pavement patching for $164,262 by Triggi Construction Inc. of West Chicago.

The village of Frankfort will also receive improvements starting at 80th Avenue from Laraway Road to Sauk Trail. The restorations include new sidewalk, curb, and gutter and pavement markings.

The projects will be managaged by the Illinois Department of Transportation.



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