Madison County, IL – Commuters Brace for Lane Closures on I-55/70 for Bridge Repairs

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Madison County, IL – Travelers on I-55/70 through Madison County face significant delays today as emergency bridge deck patching commences just north of the IL 111 Fairmont City/Pontoon Beach exit. 

The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that starting at 6:30 a.m., two left northbound lanes will be closed for repairs over the A & S Railroad. While entrance and exit ramps will remain accessible, the affected lanes are expected to reopen by 8 p.m. 

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes or anticipate longer travel times. For real-time traffic updates, drivers can visit the Illinois Department of Transportation website.

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