Route 149 will be closed between West Frankfort and Zeigler later this month

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on Illinois 149 in West Frankfort, Illinois in Franklin County of an upcoming ROAD CLOSURE.

Beginning Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:00 A.M., IL 149 approximately 2.0 miles west of the I-57, Exit 65 interchange in West Frankfort will be closed.  The closure will be on IL 149 between Jackanicz Road and Deason Road. This closure is necessary to facilitate the repair of a drainage structure.  The road is expected to be open by 5:00 P. M. on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Motorists should use the marked detour or seek an alternate route.

Message boards and signs will be in place to alert traffic of the closure.

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