METROPOLIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced lane closures on the I-24 Ohio River Bridge near Metropolis starting next month.
The closures are scheduled to begin March 1, extending through March 5 on eastbound I-24, and March 8-12 on westbound I-24. The closure will be effective from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day during each time period.
A consultant crew will perform a bi-annual inspection of the structure carrying I-24 over the Ohio River.
Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction site as quickly as possible. Through traffic is encouraged to seek alternate routes.