The Illinois Department of Transportation has closed several highways this morning due to flooding issues. Illinois Route 143 is closed in several spots, including the areas between Moreland and Bender Roads, and from Wanda Road to Oasis Drive.
Illinois Route 3 northbound is closed at Niedringhaus in Granite City, as is Route 162 from Route 157 to Illinois 255, and Old Illinois Route 158 near Scott Air Force Base. Several roadways are down to one lane as well, and local jurisdictions are reporting various roads impacted by flash flooding. Emergency responders repeat their call to not drive into standing water, saying "Turn Around, Don't Drown." You can get updates here: https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict8