Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Local News

January 8, 2014

ISP lifts tow ban

EFFINGHAM — Illinois State Police (ISP) in District 12 has lifted the tow ban for all 10 District 12 counties. 

Troopers urge motorists to use caution when driving and be prepared to move over for tow companies removing vehicles along I-70 and I-57.  At 4 p.m. Wednesday, the remainder of tractor-trailer units were removed from the lanes of travel on Interstate 70, with the assistance of the Illinois National Guard.

Drivers are encouraged to continue to use caution and prepare to move over

for tow agencies removing vehicles from shoulders, medians and ditches.

Intermittent road closures are expected for the removal of stranded

vehicles in the coming days. 

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