Traffic stoppages expected in I-74/I-155 construction zone

By WEEK Producer

Traffic stoppages expected in I-74/I-155 construction zone

October 21, 2013 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 3:32 PM CDT

Traffic on westbound Interstate-74 between IL 117 in Goodfield and Morton Avenue in Morton will be stopped for up to 20 minutes at a time at various intervals between 8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24 and 5:30 a.m. Friday, October 25.

The Illinois Department of Transportation says these temporary traffic stoppages are necessary for the installation of an overhead sign truss.

In addition, IDOT said traffic on eastbound and westbound I‑74 between I-155 and Morton Avenue will be stopped for up to 20 minutes at a time at various intervals between 7 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 26.

These temporary traffic stoppages are necessary for Ameren crews to relocate overhead power lines.

The right lanes of eastbound and westbound I-74 at this location will be closed during this time to facilitate the relocation of the power lines.