IDOT – The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on Illinois 13 through Carbondale in Jackson County of upcoming lane closures. Beginning at 7 p.m. August 5th, traffic will be reduced to one lane to facilitate pavement patching operations along Illinois 13 eastbound from Washington Street to McKinney Avenue. At least two lanes will be open throughout the day. It is anticipated the project will last approximately 2 weeks. Minor delays are expected. Flaggers and traffic control devices will be in place to direct motorists through the work zone.