Road Construction to Start on Old U.S. 51 Near Makanda

Road Construction to Start on Old U.S. 51 Near Makanda

JACKSON COUNTY — IDOT says Old U.S. 51 near Makanda in Jackson County will be closed for road work starting this morning at 7.

This closure is necessary to repair a drainage culvert under the highway. Old U.S. 51 will be closed from Gypsy Tree Lane and will continue south for about a quarter mile, weather permitting.

The road is expected to be open by 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Message boards and signs will be in place to remind you about the closure.