Roadwork projects across the region

News-DemocratApril 3, 2014 

Here's a listing of road construction in St. Clair, Madison and Monroe counties and in the St. Louis area. Of note this week are lane reductions along Interstate 255 near Pontoon Beach, between Horseshoe Lake Road and Interstate 270. The Illinois Department of Transportation suggests motorists us alternate routes, as it expects significant delays.

Also, IDOT will be closing the Chain of Rocks Road in Mitchell to accommodate railway crossing repair.

IDOT will hold a public informational meeting from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Citizens Center in East St. Louis. Handouts and display boards of a project in the Madison, Fairmont City and East St. Louis areas will be available, and IDOT is collecting public comment.


Missouri Department of Transportation is performing bridge maintainance this weekend on the JB Bridge, carrying Interstate 255 over the Mississippi River. Eastbound lanes will be restricted, up to two lanes, from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.



Illinois 15 from Illinois 159 to Green Mount Road, lane restrictions through 2014.

Illinois 158 closed from Gerri Ann Drive to Guetterman Drive through May 15.

Ramps to westbound Illinois 15 at Illinois 158, and from Illinois 158 to westbound 15, closed until May 15.


Interstate 64, lane restrictions at Interstate 255 until June 1.

Interstate 255 between mile posts 19-20, lane restrictions until June 1.


Starting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, IDOT will close Chain of Rocks Road in Mitchell to allow repair of a railroad crossing. Weather permitting, work is expected to be complete on Thursday. Detours will be marked.

Interstate 255 between Collinsville Road and Horse Shoe Lake Road, lane restrictions through May 30.

Illinois 159 lane restrictions from Clay Street to Belt Line Road through Nov. 30, 2017

Fairmont Avenue bridge over Interstate 55/70 closed through 2014.

East St. Louis

Northbound Illinois 3 ramp to Interstates 55-64-70 permanently closed.

Interstate 64 has lane restrictions from 18th Street to Illinois 111 in both directions.

Fairview Heights

Interstate 64 and U.S. 50 lane restrictions from Exit 9 to Exit 16 through April 11.

Granite City

Interstate 270 lane restrictions both directions from Chain of Rocks Canal to Illinois 3.

Illinois 3, lane restrictions from Pontoon Road to Illinois 143 through June 2.


Illinois 4 at Perrin Road, lane restrictions for intersection work from March 17 through May 31.

Madison County

Interstate 255 between Horseshoe Lake Road and Interstate 270, lanes closed in both directions at all times. Expect significant delays through late fall.


Illinois 13, traffic reduced to one lane controlled by traffic signals from 3.41 miles west of Illinois 4 over East Tributary of Doza Creek through August.


Illinois 143 from U.S. 40 to Sugar Creek, traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic signals through Oct. 1

Pontoon Beach

Interstate 270 from Illinois 3 to Interstate 55, expect delays with lane restrictions in both directions through Aug. 1.

Troy and Collinsville

I-55-70 between Illinois 157 and Interstate 270, daytime lane restrictions, from March 31 through May 31.


Illinois 156, lane restrictions at Lakeview Drive through 2016.

Illinois 3, lane restrictions from Vandebrook Drive to North Market Street through 2016.


Ongoing closures:

I-44, St. Louis City, Walnut over I-70 is closed until April.

I-64 at Vandeventer, St. Louis City, the Vandeventer ramp to westbound I-64 and the eastbound I-64 exit ramp to Vandeventer are closed.

I-64, St. Louis City, drivers have three shifted 10-foot lanes in both directions between Newstead and Boyle until summer 2014. The right lane of eastbound I-64 exits at Kingshighway.

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