IDOT officials say compared to other states, Illinois is not placing any special limitations on truck activities due to the eclipse. The condition is intending to use digital discussion boards to speak traffic and safety messages.
IDOT officials say lane closures for major condition projects in southern Illinois is going to be temporarily lifted throughout the weekend prior to the eclipse and the very next day. The condition expects as much as 200,000 individuals to visit southern Illinois to see the eclipse and attend festivities.
The Carbondale area in southern Illinois is incorporated in the road to a complete eclipse on August. 21. The remainder of Illinois will discover a partial eclipse.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Dot officials say attempts are going ahead to make certain traffic keeps moving and roadways are secure throughout the approaching solar eclipse.