Metro-East News

IDOT extends lane restrictions along I-255

The left lane closures along Interstate 255 between Illinois 15 and State Street in East St. Louis are being extended until May 12, the Illinois Department of Transportation said.

Workers are placing concrete light foundations along the highway. Work is now expected to be completed by 4 p.m. Friday, May 12, weather permitting. Two lanes in each direction will remain open at all times, IDOT said.

Motorists are urged to use alternate routes, obey all traffic control signage and allow extra time when traveling in the area.