Roadwork closes I-55 ramp in SW suburbs for two weekends

(CHANNAHON) Lanes on an Interstate 55 ramp in the southwest suburbs will be closed the next two weekends for road repairs.

Construction workers will be patching roadways, among other repairs, from Friday to Monday, April 27, then again from Friday, May 1 to Monday, May 4, the Illinois Department of Transportation said in a statement.

The work will shut down lanes on the southbound I-55 ramp leading to Arsenal Road, IDOT said. On both weekends, the closures will start at 9 p.m. Friday and last until 5 a.m. Monday.

Drivers should expect delays and allow extra time for travel, IDOT warned.