Lane Closure on Interstate 55/70 Over Route 111

COLLINSVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces a two-lane closure on I55/70 NB/EB over IL 111. Work will be done on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, weather permitting between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM. All entrance and exit ramps will remain open during construction.  

These restrictions are needed to perform critical bridge deck and bridge joint repairs at this location. IDOT District 8 Operations forces will make the needed improvements. Full access will be restored as soon as possible. 

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zone, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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