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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Path Crossing Improvements to be completed on Westmore-Meyers Road

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The Village of Lombard’s Public Works Department is pleased to announce improvements at both regional path crossings on Westmore-Meyers Road.

The Great Western Trail crossing has been rerouted to the signalized St. Charles Road intersection, and a second Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon (RRFB) system will be installed in Lombard at the Illinois Prairie Path. This system will help highlight path users that utilize the crossing. The RRFB systems were first introduced by Public Works staff, supported by the Public Safety and Transportation Committee, and approved by the Village Board through the Village-wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The first system was installed in 2016 at the Illinois Prairie Path and Main Street.

This second system is part of the Westmore-Meyers Resurfacing and Path Crossing Improvements project. The project utilized federal funding and received approvals from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the DuPage County Division of Transportation. As part of this improvement project, the Illinois Prairie Path crossing distance was shortened by a pedestrian curb extension, and both crossings received a high visibility crosswalk.

The RRFB system at the Illinois Prairie Path crossing will consist of two stations at the path crossing on the east and west path entrances at Westmore-Meyers Road. Each station will have a push button that pedestrians can activate. Upon activation, yellow lights will flash to notify drivers of the path users’ presence. Illinois State Law requires drivers to stop for pedestrians within the crosswalk, and this system provides drivers with a clear warning of a pedestrian wishing to cross the street. Stop signs will remain posted on the path to remind pedestrians to proceed safely onto the street crossing. Underground foundation improvements are scheduled for next week, and the system installation completion is anticipated in late January.

The improved Great Western trail crossing utilizes off-street sidepaths between the Great Western Trail to St. Charles Road, and the sidepaths have bicycle fencing to provide a barrier between path users and motorists. The enhanced St. Charles Road intersection crossing has pedestrian signal countdown timers, and it provides greater visibility for path users and motorists while minimizing potential vehicle conflicts that occurred at the former mid-block crossing.

For more project information please visit, or contact Public Works at or (630)620-5740.

Great Western Trail Westmore Crossing Map

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