IDOT to install message signs around Champaign

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CHAMPAIGN - Illinois Department of Transportation officials say crews will work to install new permanent message signs on Interstates 57, 72, and 74 near Champaign starting on August 31.

IDOT officials say the work will be performed at five different locations over a four-day span.  We've included the schedule of installations below:

- Location 1: I-57 southbound, two miles north of the Market Street interchange beginning Aug. 31 at 10 p.m. and ending Sept. 1 at 6 a.m.
- Location 2: I-74 westbound, three miles west of the St. Joseph interchange beginning Sept. 1 at 10 p.m. ending Sept. 2 at 5:00 a.m.
- Location 3: I-57 northbound, three miles south of the Monticello Road interchange beginning Sept. 2 at 10 p.m. and ending Sept. 3 at 6 a.m.
- Location 4: I-72 eastbound, two miles east of the IL 47 interchange south of Mahomet beginning Sept. 3 at 8 p.m. and ending Sept. 4 at 6 a.m.
- Location 5: I-74 eastbound, east of the IL 47 interchange in Mahomet beginning Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. and ending Sept. 4 at 6 a.m.

Officials say the work will result in complete road closures lasting no more than 15 minutes each.  Motorists are asked to slow down and use caution while driving near these work zones.

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