IDOT To Temporarily Close I-55/70 Near Collinsville Friday

On Friday, the Illinois Department of Transportation will, weather permitting, close all lanes of Interstate 55/70 and adjacent frontage roads between the Rt. 159 interchange and the US 40 interchange near Collinsville. The roadways will be closed for approximately 15 minutes, anticipated to start around 10:00 a.m. Friday. The temporary shutdown is necessary to allow Ameren Illinois to install aerial distribution lines crossing over the interstate.