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The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today the reopening of lanes where possible for the busy Memorial Day weekend to minimize travel disruption. Non-emergency roadwork will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, May 25, through 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, May 29.


Work zone speed limits will remain in effect where posted. Motorists should be alert, as lane closures in the following locations will remain in place during the holiday weekend:


District 5

Champaign County

• I-74 westbound between mileposts 188 and 186; lane reductions continue.


District 7

Macon County

• U.S. 36 over U.S. 51 at the U.S. 36/U.S.51 interchange west of Decatur; closed, detour posted.
• Cantrell Road over U.S. 51 west of Decatur; lane reductions continue, controlled by traffic signals.

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