Metro-East News

Nearby construction on buildings will close two Belleville roads

Two roads will be closed in Belleville for construction on nearby businesses, the city announced Thursday.

On Friday, half of the first block of North High Street from East Main Street will be closed in both directions. It will be closed during the morning hours, but a press release stated both parking lots will be accessible.

From Monday to Wednesday, the first block of East Lincoln Street from Illinois 159 to South High Street will be closed in both directions from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hana Muslic has been a public safety reporter for the Belleville News-Democrat since August 2018, covering everything from crime and courts to accidents, fires and natural disasters. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and her previous work can be found in The Lincoln Journal-Star and The Kansas City Star.