The Illinois Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions will be encountered on westbound Interstate 55/70, approximately three miles west of Illinois 255 at milepost 6.
Weather permitting, the center and right lanes will be closed to traffic at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8. It is anticipated the center and right lanes will be re-opened to traffic at 4 p.m.
The lane restrictions are needed to repair the bridge expansion joint.
Significant traffic delays are anticipated, motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes. Traffic control devices will be utilized to assist motorists making their way through the work zone. The department asks that motorists be patient and use additional caution when travelling near and through this work zone. Additional information is available at www.stl-traffic.org.
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