All lanes of eastbound I-270 will be closed in Madison County for pavement repairs this weekend from Illinois 3 to the Interstate 55/70/270 interchange. Weather permitting, the interstate will close at 9 p.m. on Friday, August 11.
A detour will direct traffic to take northbound Illinois 3 to eastbound New Poag Road to southbound I-255 to eastbound I-55/70 near Collinsville.
Drivers who want to use I-270 to bypass downtown St. Louis are advised to stay on I-70 through downtown to I-55/70 in East St. Louis.
The highway is scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, August 14.