Kankakee, Livingston Counties Part of Spring Construction Program

It’s Illinois’ largest early-season construction program ever. Monday, Governor Pat Quinn announced $486 million in road and bridge projects. Included will be projects in both Kankakee and Livingston County. The governor said the investments will put thousands to work across the state.

The resurfacing from Illinois Route 17 to Route 113 has a pricetag of $1,118,000. Also in Kankakee County will be a pedestrian path from Schuyler Avenue to Wall Street in the City of Kankakee.

The community of Dwight in Livingston County will get sidewalk improvements. It’s a cost of $190,000. Also in Livingston County is resurfacing from Long Point Spur to Illinois 116. The cost of the project is $1,800,000. There’s also a bridge replacement over the Vermilion River, east of Streator. The project cost is $300,000.

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