Rain keeps southbound I-55 closed near Collinsville
TROY, Ill. – IDOT is closed a large section of I-55/I-70 southbound this weekend. The interstate closure runs from I-270 in Troy, Illinois all the way to I-255 and Black Lane near Collinsville. Crews will add a new surface treatment to the roadway.
The closure began Friday at 7:00pm. It was supposed to open by 5:00am Monday. IDOT now says that the road will not open because of the rain. All ramps remain closed.
There appears to be a major traffic backup in the area. Check the latest road conditions here: FOX2Now.com/Traffic