A news release from the Illinois Department of Transportation

IDOT announced that temporary lane closures will take place on the northbound Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) beneath LaGrange Road (U.S. 12/20/45), in Countryside, on Saturday, Feb. 27, weather permitting.

The closures are necessary to perform a routine inspection to the bridge on LaGrange Road over the Stevenson Expressway.

Starting at 6 a.m. on Saturday, the right lane of northbound Interstate 55 will be closed, as well as the ramp from southbound LaGrange Road to northbound Interstate 55. All lanes are expected to be open by 10 a.m.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.