Weekend Closure Of Northbound/Eastbound I-55/70

EAST ST. LOUIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that bridge repairs will require a weekend closure of northbound/eastbound Interstate 55/70 between the I-64 interchange and Illinois 203 in St. Clair County starting, weather permitting, at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10.

A posted detour will be in place to direct motorists to I-64 and I-255. The work is expected to be complete by 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and all detour signs prior to the work zone, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices, and be alert for workers and equipment.

For IDOT District 8 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict8 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on

Chris Rhodes
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