COLLINSVILLE — The Illinois Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions and ramp closures Wednesday and Thursday along westbound Interstate 64 at Illinois 158 near Scott Air Force Base.
The right lane of westbound I-64 and both westbound ramps along the north side of I-64 will be closed starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending by 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Work will begin again at 7:30 a.m. Thursday and be completed by 3:30 p.m. with these same closures.
The lane and ramp closures are needed to perform emergency pavement maintenance at this location. IDOT District 8 Belleville forces will make the needed repairs. Full access will be restored as soon as possible within this repair each day.
It is anticipated these restrictions and closures will result in significant traffic delays. Travel times will be affected on most roads in the vicinity of this closure. Motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes or allow additional travel time in and around Scott Air Force Base. Advance dynamic message boards have been deployed to warn motorists in advance of this work. Additional traffic control devices will be utilized during these restrictions to assist motorists making their way through the work zone. The department asks that motorists be patient, slow down and use extreme caution when traveling through this work zone.