The legislation avoid the loss of tens of millions of dollars for road construction by bringing the state into compliance with federal highway safety laws.
People were concerned that meth makers were making meth and dumping the waste at the end of the dead-end gravel road.
Jerry Hicks’ car slid off road, struck tree last week.
Traffic lanes closed on PSB, WB I-64 shut down at Jefferson.
The Illinois House approved the idea 66-47.
Phase one starts Sunday north of I-270, one lane of SB 55 will be shut down.
State website can provide road info. before you go.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) – Eight months after the old span was closed and brought down by implosion, the new Union Road bridge over Interstate 55 is reopening for traffic.