Starting Monday, Wherry Road between Illinois 158 and the Scott Air Force Base Cardinal Creek Gate is scheduled to be closed, IDOT said.
Workers are slated to remove and reconstruct a portion of Wherry Road, as well as build a connector to the Rieder Road interchange on Interstate 64, IDOT said.
Weather permitting, the work is expected to be completed by mid-May the agency said.
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IDOT said motorists should use alternate routes and allow for extra time when traveling in the area.