Illinois State Police have closed Interstate 57 south of Mile marker 184 in Coles County. The interstate is blocked by down powerlines from milepost 181 to 184. Traffic will be re-routed southbound at Mattoon milepost 184 and northbound at Neoga. Police say that the Interstate will be closed for several hours.
UPDATE 10:56 AM- Interstate 57 is now open. Still take precautions.