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Illinois 3 lane closures in Madison County begin May 15; expected completion in mid-June

The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced pavement repairs on Illinois 3 from New Poag Road to the McKinley Bridge will require intermittent lane closures, weather permitting, starting at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, May 15. The project is expected to be complete by mid-June.

One lane in each direction will remain open at all times. All southbound lanes will be open weekdays from 6 to 9 a.m. and all northbound lanes will be open weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m.

Drivers are urged to reduce speed, be alert for changing conditions, obey all construction signage, and refrain from using mobile devices while approaching and traveling through the work zone.

For IDOT District 8 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict8 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on

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