The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that lane closures will occur in both directions on Illinois 157 from Illinois 140 in Hamel to 0.12 miles north of Illinois 143/157 east junction in Edwardsville beginning Monday, March 21.
Traffic will be reduced to one lane during work hours. These lane closures are necessary to complete the resurfacing of the existing pavement through Oct. 15.
The department asks that motorists be patient, reduce speed and use caution when traveling near and throughout this work zone. Allow for extra time and watch for stopped traffic ahead. Additional signing, traffic control devices and flaggers will be provided to assist motorists through the work zones.
Poplar Street Bridge Complex work
The left lane of westbound Interstate 64/55/70 between Third Street and Tudor Avenue will be closed between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, March 21.
This closure is necessary to complete pavement repairs. Only one lane of the three westbound lanes will be open during this time and delays are expected; motorists should use alternate routes if possible.