This story was originally published in the Belleville News-Democrat on January 28, 2020.
Kavahn Mansouri | Belleville News-Democrat
“Starting Saturday, a portion of Interstate-255 will be shut down in both directions for 5 months, kicking off a 10-month project to renovate what the state believes is one of its worst roads.
The Illinois Department of Transportation’s first phase of repairs to a crumbling section of I-255, one of many projects under the Rebuild Illinois capital plan, begins by closing down all lanes of a roughly 4-mile stretch between I-55/70 at Exit 25 in Collinsville and Exit 20 at I-64 west of Fairview Heights.
Here’s five things you need to know ahead of the closure:…”Read More