The Illinois Department of Transportation District 7 will being yearly striping maintenance on Illinois highways on Monday, May 8th. After the striping is completed, over 2,000 miles of highway in District 7 will have fresh paint.
Traffic Operations Unit Chief, Mike Worthey stated, “The pavement striping equipment travels at a speed of approximately 15mph when applying the paint. Motorists should be alert, be patient and pass only when it is safe to do so”.
Illinois Department of Transportation District 7 covers Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Macon, Moultrie, Richland, Shelby, Wabash, and Wayne.