The Illinois Department of Transportation is also warning drivers to avoid driving through potentially deadly puddles covering the road, no matter how shallow they may seem.
If you have to commute in the morning, plan ahead. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced, as of 5:15 p.m. Thursday, the following roads will be closed through the Friday morning commute due to heavy flooding: You can view a full list of road closures on IDOT’s website. Additionally, IDOT is warning drivers not to drive through puddles covering the road, no matter how shallow they may seem. They offer the following tips For more flood safety information and real-time updates check out Ready Illinois
The Illinois Tollway is bracing for a big snowfall Thursday night into Friday morning.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
In preparation for incoming snow, the Illinois Tollway is putting its full fleet of 183 snowplows into action, a press release stated. All temporary lane closures have been canceled from 5 p.m. Thursday until noon Friday to help with snow removal efforts, the release added. Before you travel, check the roads with our Traffic and Gas Guide, which provides up-to-the-minute gas and travel information, complete with current construction projects and street closures. Commuters also can call the Tollway's customer line for road updates at 800-865-5394. Call *999 on your cell phone if you need roadway assistance. For updates of any possible delays, closings or cancellations, keep visiting the Oak Forest Patch home page throughout the day. Have …