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Ridgeland lane closures begin Sept. 13

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is cleaning and painting the bridge that carries Ridgeland Avenue over Interstate 80. Work will require overnight lane closures on Ridgeland Avenue at the bridge beginning Monday, Sep. 13 (weather permitting).

Drivers should expect various overnight lane closures on both sides of I-80 at Ridgeland Avenue, from 9 p.m. Fridays to 8 a.m. Saturdays and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays. Work is anticipated to be completed in November. Motorists can expect occasional delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.