If you’re headed from downtown to East St. Louis over the next 9 days, expect traffic.
Eastbound I-64 will be closed from the I-55/70/64 split to 25th Street in East St. Louis.
The closure starts tonight at 9 p.m. The interstate is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Sept. 23.
Advice from the Illinois Department of Transportation:
- Expect delays, especially during rush hour
- Use the designated detour on eastbound I-55/70 to southbound I-255
- Try to use alternate routes
- Use public transit whenever possible