East St. Louis, IL (KMOV) - Illinois drivers who use I-55/70 to get into St. Louis will want to find a different route this weekend.
All eastbound lanes will be closed from the I-55/70/64 split to west of IL 203 in East St. Louis beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. The lanes will stay closed until 5 a.m. Monday.
All traffic will be detoured to eastbound I-64 to northbound I-255.
In addition, westbound I-55/70 will be reduced to one lane of traffic.
To accomodate traffic for the St. Louis Rams preseason game at 7 p.m., all westbound lanes will reopen from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.