IDOT suspending non-emergency road work over Labor Day weekend | Events
(KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Transportation says they will be suspending non-emergency road work where possible over Labor Day weekend to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow.
IDOT also provided advance notice of lane closures that will be in place for the holiday weekend to help drivers' travel plans and boost safety.
"Driving zero roadway fatalities to reality is IDOT's goal. During the Labor Day holiday, we will again suspend all non-emergency road work on state roadways, where possible, to improve traffic flow and to kick-start the heavily traveled weekend," said Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider. "To reduce potential roadway congestion and improve safety, we are also providing a list of lane closures on our website, with a breakdown by county, to help motorists plan their trips."
According to IDOT, starting at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, they will suspend all non-emergency road work for the
holiday and open up all lanes where possible through midnight Monday Sept. 4. They say some construction zones will have lane closures in effect, depending on the projects.
For a list of locations where permanent lane closures remain in place, you can click here.
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