Route 64 will be resurfaced for over six miles, from just west of the Ogle County line to Clare Road. William Charles Construction Company from Loves Park submitted the low bid out of five potential contractors.
State Rep. Bob Pritchard says all area roads are in need of repair after a hard winter, and travelers will appreciate this first step.
The project is part of the $31 billion jobs program developed by Gov. Quinn, and is designed to create over 439-thousand jobs in Illinois over the next six years.