KICKAPOO (WEEK) -- Both directions of Interstate 74 near Kickapoo will be reduced to one lane starting March 29 for drainage repairs and pavement resurfacing.
The lane closures will take place between Exit 82 at Kickapoo and Exit 71 at Ill. Route 78 and last through September, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.