Ogden / Route 34 & Railroad Grade Separation

Overview


The goal of this construction is to improve safety and relieve train-related congestion; new items include:
  • Multi-Use Path
  • Overpass
  • Retaining and Noise Abatement Walls
  • Sidewalk
  • Traffic Signals
Illinois Highway 34 Sign
Start: Summer 2014.
End: November 2016.
Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation.
Cost: $40 million, with the City of Aurora contributing 300-000-from the Local Motor Fuel Tax fund and an additional 300-000-from the Water and Sewer Fund for water main work. Roughly 2/3 of the grade separation will be paid by Canadian National Railway.

Traffic


Access will be limited to one lane in each direction. Expect delays.