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Accident on I-57 closes road, causes evacuations

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 2, 2015

A tanker carrying a substance used in manufacturing shampoo overturned on I-57 in Champaign Saturday, causing area homes to be evacuated. The crash, which happened around 7 a.m., is causing reroutes going both northbound and southbound on I-57, according to a press release from the Illinois State Police. B...

‘Limited visibility’ on C-U area roads

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 5, 2014

Illinois State Police is urging people to use caution if traveling through Tuesday’s winter storm. District 10 officials also encouraged motorists to travel cautiously due to slippery and snow covered roads and limited visibility. Winter road conditions on Interstate 74, I-57 and I-72 in Champaign County are being reported as snow or ice covered by ...