Road construction begins today on I-255 southbound

IDOT today announced that beginning May 28, road construction will start on the IL Route 3 northbound ramp onto I-255 southbound toward the Jefferson Barracks Bridge to perform pavement patching.

Work should be completed by June 13, weather permitting.

IDOT asks that motorists be patient, reduce speed, watch for stopped traffic ahead, and use additional caution when traveling near and throughout this work zone. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone.

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