You can expect lane restrictions on the I-270 Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge today if you travel the span during the morning or early afternoon. The eastbound lanes of the bridge near Granite City will be undergoing work today, after weather cancelled plans for Thursday.
While the new bridge project is being wrapped up, IDOT Engineer Barry Gibbs tells The Big Z it won’t be long until the old bridge structure will be blown up and salvaged from the water below.
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Gibbs expects the entire project to be done in the summer of 2015.