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

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.