Lanes opening where possible for July 4 travel

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that lanes that
have been closed for construction will reopen, where possible, for the Independence Day holiday to minimize travel disruption.

Non-emergency closures will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, July 2, to 11:59 p.m.
Monday, July 5.

The following lane closures will remain in place as part of ongoing work zones during the holiday weekend.  Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through these areas. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and stay alert for workers and equipment.At all times, please buckle up, put your phone down and drive sober.

Franklin County
• Illinois 14 just west of the Hamilton County line; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.

Jackson County
• Illinois 13 west of Reed Station Road near Carbondale; lane reductions continue.

Jefferson County
• Illinois 142 just south of Mount Vernon; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.

Union County
• Illinois 127 just south of Alto Pass; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.
• I-57 at milepost 27; lane reductions continue.

Williamson County
• Illinois 148 just north of I-57; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.
• Illinois 148 at the I-57 ramps; lane reductions continue with traffic controlled by temporary signals.

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