Metro-East News

St. Clair County to close part of Probst Road for more than 2 months

The St. Clair County Highway Department plans to close part of Probst Road in Prairie Du Long Township through mid-September, according to a news release.

Crews are scheduled to replace the existing concrete of the road from Illinois 159 to Skaer Road, south of Smithton.

Work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday and be completed by Sept. 15, the highway department said.

The road will be closed to all traffic, the highway department said.