Rain keeps southbound I-55 closed near Collinsville

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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

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