A daytime lane closure will be encountered Friday on westbound Interstate 55/64, near the exit ramp to southbound Illinois 3, east of the Poplar Street Bridge, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Weather permitting, the right lane of westbound I-55/64 will be closed at 9 a.m. Jan. 29. The left lane and the ramp to southbound Illinois 3 will remain open to traffic during this work. It is anticipated this work will be completed by 3 p.m. the same day.
The lane restriction is needed to repair the bridge expansion joint.
Significant traffic delays are anticipated, motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes.
Traffic control devices will assist motorists making their way through the work zone. The department asks motorists to be patient, slow down and use additional caution when travelling near and through work zones.