Asphalt paving on Lake Shore Drive to begin next week

DECATUR - Illinois Department of Transportation officials have announced that asphalt paving of the interchange ramps on Lake Shore Drive at U.S. Route 51 will take place over the next two weeks, weather permitting.

Officials say the work will begin on October 27 at 7:00 p.m., and will consist of the re paving of the interchange ramps from U.S. Route 36 to U.S. Route 51.  Only one ramp will be closed at a time, and the ramps will be open by 6:00 a.m. the following morning.  

During that time, a marked detour will be in place.  Motorists are advised to use caution and follow all detour signs during this time period.
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