This project is a continuation of the streetscape improvements along Madison Street east of DesPlaines Avenue.  The continuation of improvements will extend from DesPlaines Avenue to Park Avenue.  The objective is to improve the pavement condition, provide a more attractive gateway between Forest Park and River Forest, and improve driver and pedestrian safety.

This joint project between River Forest and Forest Park is being funded through the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) and the Surface Transportation Program (STP).

The project scope includes the following items:

Click here for a rendering of the proposed improvements.


Project Updates

          Starting Thursday morning, Madison @ Lathrop will also be closed for preparation and paving. It is anticipated that all               intersections will be open to traffic again by the end of the workday on Thursday, October 15th. Please follow all road               closure signs and use caution when driving through this area.