The Illinois Department of Transportation will continue demolition of the old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge in about a week and a half. IDOT Supervising Field Engineer Barry Gibbs tells The Big Z that both lanes of I-270 in Granite City will be closed for about two hours starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17 to allow for the continued demolition of the old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge.
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Gibbs says there was limited damage to the new bridge this week when part two of the demolition went awry. A part of the structure hit the outer concrete wall, but no structural damage was discovered. The contractor doing the demolition will fix the damage once the demolition work has been wrapped up.