The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that all lanes on the McKinley Bridge in Venice will be closed to all traffic today at 7:30AM.The closure is due to needed repairs to the roadway lighting on the bridge. Access to Missouri is available by using The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge or Interstate 270.

The Bridge is expected to be reopened no later than 6P.M. although the extent of repairs needed is unknown at this time. There will be variable message signs to guide motorists through the work zone. IDOT is asking that motorists use caution when traveling near or through this work zone. For more information visit or  


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