Village of Morton, Illinois

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Village of Morton
Village Hall

120 North Main Street
Post Office Box 28
Morton, IL  61550-0028
7:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Monday – Friday
309-266-5361
309-266-5508 (Fax)
Planning & Community Development
(Zoning Dept.)
Village Hall

7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
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309-266-9001

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

Aug 25, 2016

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that intermittent overnight single lane closures are underway and are scheduled to continue until Friday, Aug. 26 on northbound I-155, just north of Exit 30 (Queenwood Rd.) in Morton.

The lane closures are necessary for patching work to be completed.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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Agendas - Regular Meetings of the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Plan Commission August 22, 2016

Aug 16, 2016

The agendas for the August 22, 2016, meetings of the Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals are now available for review.  Please note there is no meeting scheduled for the Plan Commission.  Follow the links below to view the agendas for the upcoming meetings and the dates for the meetings in September.

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/ZBA---08-22-2016.pdf

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/PC-08-22-2016.pdf

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Agenda - Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees August 15, 2016

Aug 11, 2016

The agenda for the August 15, 2016, meeting of the Village Board of Trustees is now available for review.  Meetings are held at Freedom Hall, 349 W. Birchwood Street, at 7:00 P.M.  The meetings are open to the public.  Follow the link below to view the agenda for the upcoming meeting.

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/Agenda-Packet---VB-08-15-2016.pdf

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Agenda - Special Meeting of the Plan Commission of the Village of Morton

Aug 11, 2016

The agenda for the August 15, 2016, Special Meeting of the Plan Commission of the Village of Morton is now available for review.  The meeting will be held at Freedom Hall, 349 W. Birchwood Street, at 6:30 P.M.  The meeting is open to the public.  Follow the link below to view the agenda for the upcoming meeting.

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/PC-08-15-2016-SPECIAL-MEETING.pdf

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Weed Spraying

Aug 8, 2016

Beginning Monday, August 22, and continuing for approximately two weeks, the Village’s contractor will be spraying for weeds along curb and gutters and curbside sidewalks on all Village of Morton streets.  If you do not wish to have the area adjacent to your property sprayed, be sure to remove any grass or weeds from those locations in front of your property.  In addition, please contact the Village at (309) 266-5361 so that your address can be given to the contractor.

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Detroit Ave. Project Update - Westbound W. Jefferson Between Detroit & Veterans Closed

Aug 5, 2016

Beginning Tuesday August 9th at 7:00 AM, West Jefferson Street will be restricted to westbound traffic only from Detroit Avenue to Veterans Road.  The eastbound closure is necessary for road construction work on the Detroit Avenue widening project.  Eastbound traffic should access Jefferson Street using the Veterans Road and Jackson Street detour.  Westbound thru traffic and business access will still be permitted.   Two-way traffic on Jefferson Street will re-open at 4:00 PM on Friday September 9th.

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IDOT Survey

Aug 4, 2016

The Illinois Department of Transportation is working on their Long Range Transportation Plan for Illinois and to that end they would like interested parties to participate in a survey. If you would like your priorities to be reflected in the survey, please go to http://tinyurl.com/2017LRTP.

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Update - Veterans Rd. Roadway Widening & Intersection Improvements Project

Jul 12, 2016

Construction began today, Tuesday, July 12 on the Veterans Rd. widening and intersection improvements project.  This work will include the widening of Veterans Rd. from approximately 700’ south of Thornridge Dr. to just south of Stoneway Dr.  Improvements include earthwork, base course widening, PCC curb and gutter, storm sewer and resurfacing.  The completion date is Sept. 30, 2016.

In order to construct the project, northbound Veterans Rd. traffic will follow a marked detour from Veterans Rd. to W. Lakeland Rd. to Ossami Lake Dr. to Stoneway Dr. to Veterans Rd. throughout the project.  Southbound Veterans Rd. will remain open throughout the project.  Click here to view a map of the detour.

This includes all northbound Veterans Rd. traffic and westbound Lakeland Rd. traffic that will be traveling to Westwood Park.  Westwood Park will only be accessible by utilizing the marked detour traveling Southbound from Stoneway Dr.

Please slow down and use caution while driving through all work zones and marked detours.

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

Jul 8, 2016

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the following lane closures on I-74, between I-474 and Main St. (just east of Exit 102) near Morton in Tazewell County:

• Two left lanes of eastbound and westbound I-74 will be closed from 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 8 to 6 a.m. Monday, July 11.

These closures are necessary for crews to install pavement markings. Significant travel delays are expected.

The overall project is the complete reconstruction of I-74 from Pleasant Hill Rd. to Morton Ave. in Tazewell County.  The project is expected to be completed by Fall 2016.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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Veterans Rd. Roadway Widening & Intersection Improvements Project

Jul 7, 2016

Construction will begin next week on the Veterans Rd. roadway widening and intersection improvements project.  This work will include the widening of Veterans Rd. from approximately 700’ south of Thornridge Dr. to just south of Stoneway Dr.  Improvements include earthwork, base course widening, PCC curb and gutter, storm sewer and resurfacing.  The completion date is Sept. 30, 2016. 

In order to construct the project, northbound Veterans Rd. traffic will follow a marked detour from Veterans Rd. to W. Lakeland Rd. to Ossami Lake Dr. to Stoneway Dr. to Veterans Rd. throughout the project.  Southbound Veterans Rd. will remain open throughout the project.

Click here to view a copy of the detour plan.

Please slow down and use caution while driving through all work zones and marked detours.

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