JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting motorists traveling on Interstate 57 that there will be a lane closure this coming week. This work will be north of Exit 83.

The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 18, and will extend through Tuesday, March 19.

Maintenance crews will be repairing the structure carrying southbound Interstate 57 over Atchison Creek.

Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction site as quickly as possible. Through traffic is encouraged to seek alternate routes while this work is underway.