I-55 northbound from McLean Exit 145 closed, detour in place

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MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The I-55 Northbound lane from McLean Exit 145 will be closed for about four hours after a sinkhole developed.

The Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Fire Department made the announcement on its Facebook page Thursday morning.

Traffic is being rerouted north on US Rt. 66 and can re-enter I-55 at Exit 154 (Shirley Road,) according to the Illinois State Police.

State and local agencies are working to set up a detour. Drivers are encouraged to read road signs and stay alert while in the area.

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