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Bridge Inspection to Force Lane Closure on I-24 Ohio River Bridge Next Month

METROPOLIS – IDOT says there will be a lane closure on the I-24 Ohio River Bridge near Metropolis starting next month.

The closures are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 1 extending through Friday, March 5 on eastbound I-24, and Monday, March 8  extending through Friday, March 12 on westbound I-24. The closure will be effective from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day during these time periods.

A consultant crew will be preforming the 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 while this work is underway.