Mississippi River Bridge Will Close on Monday Morning

Officials with the Illinois Department of Transportation say starting on Monday there will be bridge repair work on the US 60/62 bridge at Cairo that will require the bridge to be closed starting at 7.a.m. The bridge will be closed throughout the duration of work. Work includes pier repairs and temporary shoring. Work is expected to be finished by New Year’s Eve. Message boards will be posted to guide motorists along alternate route utilizing US 62 W, I-57 N and IL 3.

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