Portion of I-72 to be closed for Maintenance on Mar. 17

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PESOTUM – State Trooper Tracy Lillard announces the Illinois State Police District 10 and Illinois Department of Transportation will be shutting down portions of Interstate 72 on Thursday.

All westbound traffic on I-72 between milepost 156 and 144 will be shut down for approximately two hours for maintenance. Traffic will be re-routed westbound at Exit 156 (Route 48-Argenta) and detoured onto Route 48 to Exit 144 (Route 48-Decatur), where traffic can re-enter onto I-72 westbound.

Eastbound lanes at that location will not be closed.

This interstate closure will begin Thursday, March 17, at 9 AM and last until 11 AM.

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