The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that there will be daily closures of Route 3 near I-270, starting tomorrow. Southbound Route 3 will be restricted to one lane and on Saturday the 6th at 6a.m. ALL lanes of southbound Route 3 will be closed to replace a damaged bridge beam. All southbound lanes are expected to reopen by 8 p.m. All lanes of I-270 and northbound Route 3 will remain open.
Tim Krumm, a Bridge Maintenance Engineer for IDOT told the Big Z when the work crews will be out
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IDOT is warning that traffic delays may be encountered and motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes. All work is expected to be completed by August 12th weather permitting.