(STMW) – Rain-flooded Southwest Highway was expected to remain closed from 131st to 135th streets near southwest suburban Orland Park for the next couple of days, state officials say.
Traffic control devices and directional signage were being used to guide drivers around the flooded roadway, the Illinois Department of Transportation said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory Along And North Of I-88
A posted detour directs drivers to use La Grange Road as an alternate route.READ MORE: Plan For High-Rise Development Has Some Oak Park Residents Fired Up
Drivers were advised to consider alternate routes or allow additional time to travel, IDOT said. The agency is monitoring the situation.MORE NEWS: ONLY ON 2: Mother Speaks After 7-Year-Old Griffith, Indiana Boy Was Run Over By Car; He Remains Hospitalized