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7/19/18                           Public Notice of Road Closure

The Bureau County Highway Department is announcing a bridge replacement project that

will result in a road closure on 475E. The location of the road closure is over smith ditch

3.75 miles north of Sheffield between the intersection of 1875N and 1750N on the northeast

Corner of section 36 in Gold Township Road District. The date for the closure is

Monday, July 23th, 2018. Curnyn Construction was awarded a contact for the bridge

replacement and has 25 working days for completion.



County Highway 31 (Bradford-Putnam Road) will be closed tomorrow July 20th, 2018

for a culvert replacement. The culvert replacement project should take only 1 day.

The location is between the intersections of 1825E (County Highway 17) and 1925E

(County Highway 4).




Asphalt will be installed on County Highway 9 between the village of New Bedford and the

eastern county line. Work will continue until the beginning of July.

Expect some traffic delays.


Asphalt and Sealcoat work continues throughout Bureau County in Township Road Districts.


Call our office for any questions at 815-875-4477.




Spring posted weight limits on county roads in Bureau County, IL are now lifted.

Please call the Bureau County Highway Department at 815-875-4477 for questions.


Contact local road district commissioners for the local township road weight postings.