MARION - The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced a road closure for Illinois Route 13 near the I-57 interchange. The closure will be for east and westbound traffic.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, June 22, both eastbound and westbound lanes of Illinois Route 13 will be closed to all traffic. The closure is expected to re-open by 6 a.m. Monday, June 25. The closure will allow contractors to remove the northbound I-57 bridge over Illinois Route 13. A marked detour using Route 37, Old IL 13 and Halfway Road will be utilized.

Detour routes are expected to be congested. Motorists should reduce speed, be alert to all signage and use caution when traveling near the work area.

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