Part of I-72 in Macon County to be temporarily closed for maintenance

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MACON COUNTY - Illinois State Police say a portion of Interstate 72 will be temporarily closed Thursday morning for maintenance.

ISP officials say the Illinois Department of Transportation will shut down all westbound traffic on I-72 between mile posts 156 and 144 for approximately two hours.  Traffic will be re-routed westbound at exit 156, and detoured onto Route 48 to Exit 144, where traffic can re-enter I-72 westbound.

The closure is expected to last until about 11:00 a.m.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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