Metro-East News

I-55/64 exit ramp in East St. Louis to be closed Friday

The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to have a daytime ramp closure along I-55/64 on Friday, according to a news release.

Weather permitting, the closure is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the westbound I-55/64 exit ramp to southbound Tudor Avenue in East St. Louis, east of the Poplar Street Bridge, IDOT said.

The closure is needed to allow workers to perform a bridge inspection, the news release said.

Motorists planning to travel to Tudor Avenue are asked to use alternate routes, the news release said.