Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn and the state's top four lawmakers have reached a deal to keep seven state facilities open until June.
Quinn had targeted mental health centers and centers and developmentally disabled, as well as a prison in Lincoln, for closure, saying the legislature had failed to appropriate enough money to operate them for the entire year. The closures could have resulted in nearly 2,000 layoffs.
Motorists, if you're anywhere near the following areas in St. Louis this weekend, you may want to find an alternate way to your destination. All of the following information comes from the Missouri Department of Transportation: