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posted: 11/25/2020 11:59 AM

Suburban contractors hired for tollway work

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DOWNERS GROVE -- The Illinois Tollway board recently approved six construction contracts totaling $109.6 million. The work includes:

• A $30.7 million joint contract between Plote Construction Inc., Hoffman Estates, and Dunnet Bay Construction Co., Glendale Heights, for roadway and bridge widening and reconstruction on I-290 at St. Charles Road and on I-294 at the I-290 Interchange, both near Berkeley.

• A $4.1 million contract to K-Five Construction Co., Westmont, for pavement repairs on I-294 between Balmoral Avenue near Rosemont to 95th Street near Hickory Hills.

• A $1.9 million contract to Aldridge Electric Inc., Libertyville, for lighting material fabrication for contracts on I-294 between North Avenue near Elmhurst and 95th Street near Hickory Hills.

Nearly $1.3 billion in contracts has been approved by the Tollway board in 2020, as part of the ninth year of the Tollway's 15-year, $14 billion Move Illinois capital program.