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28 Apr 2019 | 05:28 AM UTC

US: Suspicious package prompts I-90 closure in Illinois April 27

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Police close all lanes of I-90 in Kane county (Illinois state) on April 27 due to a suspicious package; traffic congestion and delays expected in coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/28/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Chicago). COUNTRY/REGION Kane county (Illinois state)


Illinois State Police closed eastbound and westbound lanes of I-90 in Kane county (Illinois state), near Chicago, on the evening of Saturday, April 27, due to a suspicious package found in a stopped car. The road closures were implemented following a brief chase on I-90 in Gilberts (Kane county) near US-20 around 20:30 (local time). Eastbound traffic is being diverted to US-20 and westbound traffic is being directed to IL-47. Traffic congestion and delays are expected in the coming hours. 


Individuals traveling through northern Illinois are advised to monitor the situation, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, anticipate traffic congestion and delays, and allow additional time to reach their destination.


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