Lanes Reopened for Labor Day Holiday Weekend – District 5

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that lanes will be reopened, where possible, Labor Day weekend to expedite travel during the holiday weekend.

Non-emergency road work will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, until 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5. Road work will resume Tuesday.

The following District 5 lane closures remain in place during the holiday weekend. Work zone speed limits remain in effect, where posted. Please buckle up, stay alert, eliminate distractions and drive safely.


  • Interstate 74 at Illinois 47; lane reductions in both directions with a barrier wall in place.


  • Veterans Parkway from east of Greenwood Avenue to west of Commerce Parkway, on the south side of Bloomington; traffic is reduced to one lane in both directions.


  • Interstate 74 between the Gilbert Street and Bowman Avenue exits; eastbound lane reduction with barrier wall in place.