Bridge closures

Terry Scruton reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation is planning to close the U.S. 60 and 62 bridge over the Mississippi River in a few days for its annual inspection. The bridge will close beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 18th, and will not reopen until noon March 21st. It will close again from 8 a.m. March 25th until noon March 28th.

And in Alabama, trucks have been banned altogether from the Happy Hollow Bridge in Florence. The Florence Times Daily reports that the Lauderdale County Commission unanimously approved a resolution that bans 18-wheelers from using an 8-mile stretch of Lauderdale 47 from U.S. 43 to Lauderdale 30 in St. Florian.

Air date: March 12, 2019.


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