Road just outside Herrin, IL to be closed all week

A portion of a road just outside Herrin, Illinois will be closed until Friday evening.

The Illinois Department of Transportation says Herrin-Johnston City Road between Christmas Tree Road and 3rd Street in Herrin will be closed.

The road needs to be closed  in order to complete the connector pavement from the existing alignment to the new alignment.

The road is expected to be open by Friday evening.

Drivers should find an alternative route.

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