Alton, IL

I- 270 Closure Starts Tonight

Story by WBGZ Radio

The Illinois Department of Transportation will start a road resurfacing project tonight that will detour traffic from I-270 north to Hartford. IDOT engineer John Adcock tells the Big Z microsurfacing on I-270 from Illinois Route 3 to the 55 / 70 interchange will begin tonight at 9pm, running through Monday at 5am.

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The detour will redirect traffic north on Route 3, to New Poag Road, east to Illinois 255, and back to Interstate 55/70. You can keep up with road closures statewide at

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