Lanes Reopened for Labor Day Holiday Weekend – District 8

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that lanes will be reopened, where possible, Labor Day weekend to expedite travel during the holiday weekend.

Non-emergency road work will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, until 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5. Road work will resume Tuesday.

The following District 8 lane closures remain in place during the holiday weekend. Work zone speed limits remain in effect, where posted. Please buckle up, stay alert, eliminate distractions and drive safely.


  • Illinois 16/100 (Joe Page Bridge) at the Illinois River; traffic is reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic signals.


  • SIUE Northern Access Road at Cahokia Creek, between Illinois 143 and New Poag Road; traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • Interstate70 from Bond County Line to west of Prairie Road; traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • Illinois 143, 0.3 miles east of Illinois 3; traffic is restricted to one lane in each direction.
  • Baumann Road at Interstate 70, approximately 1.5 miles north of Pierron; full closure.


  • Rieder Road at Interstate 64; full closure.