Metro-East News

Westbound I-55/64 lanes reopened near Poplar Street Bridge

The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened westbound Interstate 55/64 lanes between Third Street and Tudor Avenue in East St. Louis, the agency said.

IDOT said the new ramp from the Martin Luther King Bridge to westbound Interstate 55/64, near the Poplar Street Bridge, also has been opened.

The lanes have had been closed as construction of the new ramp was taking place.

The project included construction of a new structure to carry traffic from the Martin Luther King Bridge to westbound I-55/64.

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