Dixon, IL – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, construction work will begin this Wednesday, August 21, 2019, on the US Route 30 Gateway Bridge over the Mississippi River. Interstate Maintenance, Inc. will be completing the yearly bridge washing of the structural steel.
Traffic across the bridge will be reduced to one lane utilizing flaggers from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during the weekdays. Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes during the estimated week required to complete the washing.
Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.
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