NEWS FROM O’FALLON CITY HALL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Both Directions of I-64 in East St. Louis Closed Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m.
Through Monday, April 2 at 5 a.m.
O’Fallon, Illinois – March 19, 2012 – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced today that both directions of I-64 will be closed from west of IL 111 to the I-64/55/70 split in East St. Louis beginning Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. until Monday, April 2 at 5 a.m., weather permitting.
The interstate closure is necessary to remove the two bridges that carry 9th Street and 10th Street over I-64. All traffic will be detoured around the area via I-255 and I-55/70. No westbound I-64 traffic will be allowed west of IL 111 nor will any eastbound traffic be allowed east of the I-64/55/70 split.
The work is expected to be completed by 5 a.m. on Monday, April 2. For more information, please contact John Scheibal, IDOT Supervising Field Engineer, at 618.346.3353.
Additional Information Contact:
Pamala L. Funk
Assistant City Administrator
624-4500, ext. 9-1112