Update: City of West Chicago Road Closures Due to Heavy Rainfall

Krista Coltrin
Updated 4/18/2013 9:34 PM

The West Chicago Police Department has updated a list of road closures as of 4:00 p.m. due to flooding from recent rainfall.

Roads closed:

IL Route 38 (Roosevelt Road) -- Joliet Street to Wegner for flooding at Canadian National Railroad viaduct

Downs Drive -- Kress Road to Industrial Drive

Passable with standing water:

Arbor Avenue at Hawthorne Lane


Ingalton Avenue at Hawthorne Lane

Town Road

As a general reminder, people should avoid driving through standing water on roadways - turn around don't drown!

The City of West Chicago is aware of water on roadways and that the storm water system is at capacity. Water has begun to recede in many areas. If persons have water related issues, contact West Chicago Public Works at (630) 293-2255. The City of West Chicago continues to monitor road and weather conditions.