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Jefferson County
Thursday June 30th, 2022 :: 03:16 p.m. CDT


Illinois 37 lane closures begin July 5 south of Mt. Vernon

The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting motorists traveling on Illinois 37 south of Mount Vernon of upcoming lane closures beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, weather permitting. 
There will be pavement repairs on the bridge carrying Illinois 37 over Casey Fork, 2 miles south of Illinois 148, that will require lane closures. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by signals.  Work is expected to last until Aug. 12.  
Motorists should be aware of the 13’-0” width restriction, reduce speed, be alert for equipment and workers and use extreme caution while traveling through all work zones.    
To avoid any delays, motorists should seek an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the work zone as quickly as possible.  

Jefferson County
100 S 10th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 618-244-8000

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