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January 2020

Major rehabilitation of I-255 begins Feb. 1, public urged to begin planning alternate routes

jANUARY 17, 2020

COLLINSVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the first phase of repairs to a crumbling section of Interstate 255, one of the initial projects under Gov. JB Pritzker’s bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital plan, will begin Feb. 1, resulting in a full closure between Interstate 55/70 and Interstate 64 for approximately five months.

Rounds of rain, sleet, snow hitting Illinois, delivering major travel impact this weekend

January 10, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning the public that a major storm with the potential for torrential rains, flash flooding, freezing rain, sleet and snow will impact travel tonight and this weekend throughout the state. Motorists should plan accordingly, anticipate conditions to change suddenly with roads becoming extremely slick, while allowing for much longer travel times.

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