Elgin, Illinois Speed Traps
McClean Boulevard near College Green Street
Police sit in Jane Shover’s driveway. Usually late night when bars are getting out.
Undemstock Road near McDonald Road
the squad car sit at the curve tucked behind the guard rail out of sight
Chicago Street near Channing Street
Elgin Police tucked back at intersection of Chicago and Channing and in Old Elgin High Parking lot at Chicago and Gifford getting giving tickets for excessive speed, blowing red lights and loud stereos. I live in the area and have talked to the neighborhood officer to confirm.
State Highway Rt. 20 near Just West of McLean Rd.
WB Rt.20. Rt. 20 rises as it approaches the McLean Rd. exit. Just after you have driven over the bridge on the right enrtrance ramp the police will either hit you with radar from their back windshield or even stand outside with a laser gun.
State Route 20 near EB Between McLean Rd. and Rt. 31 Exit
EB Rt.20 has a ditch on the right side between McLean Rd. and Rt.31 but there are a couple places were the ditch is filled in and the police will park 20 feet off of Rt. 20. The cars are hidden by weeds and brush.