CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Thursday that a LED retrofit project at various intersections in Will County will begin Monday, weather permitting.
The work involves updating traffic signals by installing battery backups. It will provide safeguards in the event of a power outage. Energy efficient LED bulbs will be installed at the following areas:
• Ill. 1 at Indiana Avenue in Beecher
• Ill. 1 at Church Road in Beecher
• Ill. 1 at Crete-Monee Road in Crete
• Ill. 50 at Governors Highway in University Park
The project includes numerous other locations throughout Will County. Its estimated completion dated is in July. There will be daytime lane and shoulder closures at the intersections where work is being performed.