“Construction Road Rage” – So. Main St., 2016

Road rage - 1Source:  Rockford Register Star 7/3/2016

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IL2 N Main St., Construction Begins – 2016, I.D.O.T.


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Source: Illinois Dept. of Transportation, via Peter Herdklotz



No. Main St. – restructuring – 3500 Block

N Main McNitt

business in the lower half of reconstruction map shown, in the year 2011, are”

Lower left, Gilley’s European Tan Spa – 3501 N. Main St., and Belfiori Flowers and Gifts – 3505 N. Main St.,   Lower Center – Rockford Washer – 3519 N. Main St., and Dr. Roy McNitt, DDS – 3535 N. Main St.

Source of photograph: Illinois Dept. of Transportation, 2011

Source of address:  2011 Polk’s Rockford City Directory



Rockton residents – Roadway Improvement

“Rockton residents concerned about roadway improvement project” By Jon McGinty;  Rock River Times, Nov. 5-11, 2014, Vol. 22, No. 3

1 picture in article of Rockton Township Historical Society at 529 Green St. (photo by Jon McGinty)

An informal meeting was held at the Rockton Township office Oct. 28, 2014.

Residents’ concerns about an upcoming roadway improvement project, slated to begin in 2016, were addressed.

Engineers Masood Ahmad and Steven Robery explained the IDOT (Illinois Dept. of Transportation) $10 million plans.

Will improve Illinois 75 corridor through Rockton from the Rock River to its intersection with Illinois 2 north of town.

Will replace existing pavement, new storm sewers, sidewalks, create a multi-use path.

Source:  Rock River Times, Nov. 5-11, 2014, Vol. 22, No. 3