JACKSON/RANDOLPH COUNTIES, IL (KFVS) - Illinois 3 at the Cora Levee closed on Thursday, May 2 due to high water around 8:44 a.m.
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, it will be closed between IL 151 and Chester, Ill. at the Jackson/Randolph County line. The closure is due to high water from Mississippi River flooding.
Warning and detour signs will be installed to alert drivers of the closure and detour route.
The road will stay closed until flood waters recede from the area.
Drivers are advised to use a marked detour.
Under no conditions should drivers try to drive through the flood waters because their vehicle could be swept away.