Major road closures coming to Illinois interstate highways

10:37 PM, Sep 1, 2013   |    comments
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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KSDK) - Drivers need to be aware of two major road closures that will occur in the next couple of weeks.

Beginning Sept. 13, eastbound I-64 will be closed for approximately nine days from the I-55/70/64 split to 18th Street in East St. Louis to reconstruct exit ramps and resurface existing lanes.

Drivers will need to follow the marked detour from eastbound I-55/70 to southbound I-255.

In addition, westbound I-55/70 will be closed for approximately two and a half days beginning on Sept. 20 from IL 203 to the I-55/70/64 interchange in East St. Louis.

For this closure, drivers will need to follow the detour from southbound I-255 to westbound I-64.

IDOT advises drivers to consider alternate routes and prepare for major impacts to traffic, especially during evening rush hour traffic.


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