Lanes Reopened for Labor Day Holiday Weekend – District 9

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 9 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.

ALEXANDER COUNTY

  • Interstate 57, mile marker 1 over the Mississippi River at Cairo; traffic is reduced to one lane.

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • Illinois 14, 1 mile east of Illinois 37 near Benton; traffic is reduced to one lane and is controlled by signals.

JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • Interstate 64, mile marker 81 to mile marker 85.5, east of Mt. Vernon; eastbound and westbound traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • Illinois 15, 5.7 miles west of Interstate 57, near Woodlawn; traffic is reduced to one lane and controlled by signals.

UNION COUNTY

  • Interstate 57, mile marker 30, at the Anna Interchange; traffic is reduced to one lane in head-to-head configuration.