Oak Brook, Illinois Speed Traps
An Oakbrook patrol car is often parked in the grass behind the 31st street overpass, clocking speeders traveling northbound on 83. It is impossible to see the car from this direction until it’s too late.
This area is most heavily patrolled on weekend mornings.
Route 83 between Cermack and Ogden you will Regularly find police patroling both directions.
On Midwest road (aka cass ave.) between 22nd street and 31st street . They sit on both sides and sometimes employ the wolfpack traps like the state does . It’s posted 35 mph and they mean it . Be careful if you’re drinking .
As you pass Oak Brook Mall you go pass 22nd street. Anywhere from there to 55th street are areas to watch out for. At night the cops sit on either side of the road. The sit with all of there lights off and it is practically impossible to see them unill you are right by them. They dont mess around, before you know it they are right on you tail. Be careful if your drinking.
Roosevelt Road (Hwy 38) westbound from the Tri-State Tollway to Hwy 83 is a favorite dusk, night, and weekend trap for the Oak Brook Terrace police. The police car is at the exit to Butterfield Road and very difficult to see until you are right on it. The speed limit is 55 but traffic almost always is moving faster. Speed traps are much more common in the last half of the month (probably for revenue and/or quota reasons).
Going eastbound on Roosevelt Road, there is sometimes a police car sitting behind the columns of the Hwy 83 overpass. But the westbount trap is much, much more common.