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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Trail Closure and Maintenance Information

Trail Maintenance Alert

None at this time.     

Trail Detour / Closure Alerts


Beginning May 9, 2016, the IPP Aurora Branch will be closed at Diehl Road due to maintenance of the City of Aurora’s water tower, which is adjacent to the trail. The closure is anticipated to last six weeks.  A detour route utilizing the IPP Batavia Spur and Eola Road will be designated.  Click here to view a map of the detour route.


    The West Branch DuPage River Trail will remain closed between Warrenville Road and Ferry Road until, at least, early July to accommodate a storm water improvement project.  A trail detour has been posted by DuDOT and the Forest Preserve District.  Note that the Warrenville Road Bridge over the East Branch DuPage River is now open.

    Illinois Prairie Path - Aurora Branch - Frontenac Road to the CN / EJ&E railroad

    This segment of the Prairie Path is closed do to changed traffic patterns on the CN / EJ&E Railroad. The railroad is currently parking trains at the existing at-grade railroad crossing necessitating the re-routing of the Prairie Path. The Prairie Path has been re-routed to Diehl Road while the County develops plans to construct an underpass.   View Detour Map

    Submit a Trail Maintenance Requests

    If you see any downed branches or trail obstructions, please contact the DuPage County Trails Coordinator at

    Receive Trail Closure and Maintenance E-Mail Alerts

    Information concerning trail closures, trail detours, and maintenance activities will be posted on this page as it becomes available.  If you wish to receive trail detour or maintenance alerts via e-mail, please send a request to the DuPage County Trails Coordinator at:

    PAGE LAST UPDATED:  January4, 2016