IDOT Announces Area Road Closures For Labor Day WeekendThe Illinois Department of Transportation has suspended road work over labor day weekend in order to improve traffic flow for the holiday weekend, however closures will still remain in effect for several area roads.
In Jefferson County, both I-64 Eastbound and Westbound and I-57 Southbound will be restricted to one lane north of the merge near Mt. Vernon. I-57 Southbound will also be reduced to one lane at the entrance ramp from IL-15.
In Clay County, US-50 East of Flora will be undergoing bridge rehabilitation. Travel will be restricted to one lane in each direction with concrete barriers in place.
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