IDOT announces temporary closure of IL 37 north of Dix

JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the upcoming closure of Illinois 37 north of Dix in Jefferson County.

Starting at 6 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019, Illinois 37 will be closed between Rileyville Road and Walnut Hill Road, approximately 1.5 miles north of Dix. The road is expected to be reopened by 6 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019.

The closure in necessary to allow for the replacement of a drainage structure.

Motorists should seek an alternate route. Message boards will be in place to alert traffic to the closure.