A busy stretch of Interstate 270 will see lane restrictions starting Monday as IDOT prepares for a future bridge replacement.  The Illinois Department of Transportation will put in place temporary lane closures between the Riverview interchange in Missouri and Illinois Route 3 next week.

IDOT Engineer Kirk Brown tells the Big Z this is part of a long-range plan to replace the I-270 bridge over the Mississippi River:

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Motorists are urged to slow down when workers are present, obey all warning signs and stay off their cell phones. 



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