The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced today that rehabilitation of the bridge carrying Sauk Trail over Interstate 57, exit 339, will begin Monday, Sept. 16.
In order to complete the work, there will be permanent lane closures on Sauk Trail and intermittent overnight closures on I-57. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Sauk Trail, with access to all businesses maintained during construction. There will be turn lanes at the ramp entrances to I-57 as well as to the Walmart located nearby.
For more information, please call IDOT directly @ 217.782.7820.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.