I-55 Over Lemont Road

Barack Obama Presidential Expressway Bridge Replacement Over Lemont Road
Contract: IDOT 62G39

Owner: Illinois Department of Transportation

  • Complete reconstruction of the existing bridge over Lemont Road
  • The existing bridge is PT concrete beams and will be replaced by structural steel beams
  • The actual length of the bridge is shortened, but the width remains the same
  • This project is to be completed in three phases
  • The proposed work includes new abutments, a mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall, a center pier, a bridge deck, roadway pavement, a barrier and parapet wall, street lights, and drainage