COLLINSVILLE — The Illinois Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions will be encountered on the Interstate 270 Chain of Rocks Mississippi River Bridge near Granite City and the U.S. 67 Clark Bridge in Alton.
Weather permitting, the lane restrictions will be as follows:
Wednesday, Sept. 16: I-270 Chain of Rocks Mississippi River Bridge — the westbound right lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon. The westbound left lane and the eastbound lanes will remain open during this work.
Wednesday, Sept. 16: U.S. 67 Clark Bridge — the westbound right lane will be closed from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The westbound left lane and the eastbound lanes will remain open during this work.
The lane restrictions are needed to conduct the biennial Illinois/Missouri border bridge inspections. The inspections will be completed Sept. 16.
Significant traffic delays are anticipated; motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes. Traffic control devices will be utilized to assist motorists making their way through the work zone. The department asks that all motorists be patient and use additional caution when traveling near and through this work zone.