Patch work to begin tonight on I57 in Franklin County

Patching work will begin tonight on I-57 in Franklin County.

According to IDOT, the contractor will patch the southbound side of I-57 between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. and the northbound side between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.

You can expect delays, so take alternate route.

If you have to travel through the work zone, watch out for equipment and workers and reduce your speed.