Lanes Reopened for Labor Day Holiday Weekend – District 7

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 7 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.

CLAY COUNTY

  • U.S. 50 east of Clay City; traffic is restricted to one lane, traffic signals and concrete barrier in place.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

  • Interstate 70 east of Montrose; traffic is restricted to one lane in each direction for 3 miles. Message boards and lane closure traffic control in place.

EFFINGHAM COUNTY

  • Interstate 70 westbound National Trail Rest Area, west of Effingham; closed.

JASPER COUNTY

  • Illinois 130 south of Newton; traffic is restricted to one lane, traffic signals and concrete barrier in place.

LAWRENCE COUNTY

  • Illinois 1 north of Lawrenceville; road closure, follow the posted detour along U.S. 50.


MACON COUNTY

  • U.S. 51 Bypass southwest of Decatur; traffic is restricted to one lane in each direction utilizing median crossovers.

RICHLAND COUNTY

  • Illinois 130 south of Olney; traffic is restricted to one lane, traffic signals and concrete barrier in place.

WAYNE COUNTY

  • Illinois 15 west of Fairfield; traffic is restricted to one lane, traffic signals and concrete barrier in place.