— The Illinois Department of Transportation is planning lane restrictions on Interstate 255 this week in Collinsville.
The restrictions, which are on the northbound lanes of Interstate 255 over Horseshoe Lake Road, will begin Monday, Aug. 1. The project is expected to complete on Friday, Aug. 5.
The right two lanes and the deceleration lane to Horseshoe Lake Road will be closed all week from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. After 4 p.m., the far right lane and deceleration lane will remain closed. These restrictions are dependent on weather conditions for the week.
Meanwhile, the exit ramp to Horseshoe Lake Road from Interstate 255 will remain open.
All lanes should be open beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday upon project completion.
The restrictions will allow for deck patching on the bridge carrying the northbound lanes of the interstate over Horseshoe Lake Road. IDOT District 8 will be making the necessary improvements.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, consider the use of alternate routes. Drivers should pay close attention to changing conditions. They should also watch for signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices, and be alert for workers and equipment.
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