CLARK COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Residents in the Marshall area can expect more sections of US 40 to be blocked off after the Illinois Department of Transportation announced a closure due to a culvert replacement.

According to officials, US 40 will be closed from Sixth Street to Mohawk Drive in Marshall beginning Monday, April 24.

The closure is expected to be in place until Friday, May 26. IDOT said the work will address flooding issues in the area.

A detour is already posted utilizing North York Street north of Martinsville, Interstate 70 and Illinois 1 because of the closure of U.S. 40 west of Marshall.

IDOT news release

No traffic will be permitted between Sixth Street and Mohawk Drive. Drivers are asked to follow the posted detour and allow for extra travel time when utilizing the area.

For more information including updates, IDOT District 7 advises folks to follow their Twitter page @IDOTDistrict7, or view more details online at