Highland News Leader

IDOT: I-70 to have lane restrictions near Pocahontas

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces a lane restriction will be encountered on eastbound I-70, approximately 2 miles east of Pocahontas.

The right lane of eastbound I-70 will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 18 and should be re-opened to traffic on Monday, Nov. 23. The left lane of eastbound I-70 will remain open to traffic during this work.

The lane closure is needed to perform emergency bridge deck repairs.

Traffic control devices will be utilized to assist motorists making their way through the work zone. The Department asks that all motorists be patient, reduce speed, and use additional caution when traveling near and throughout this work zone.

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