The Illinois Department of Transportation will resume construction on Illinois Route 3 from Interstate 255 to Gilmore Lake in Columbia will be intermittently restricted to one lane in each direction beginning Monday, February 27, weather permitting.
This work will take place daily. Traffic in each direction will be maintained using flaggers and arrow boards. All northbound lanes will remain open between 6-9am, and all southbound lanes will remain open between 3-7pm,
Monday-Friday. This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs and then resurface the roadway and is expected to be completed by the end of next summer.
Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.