Metro-East News

IDOT: Marine Road bridge over I-70 to be reduced to one lane Monday

Beginning Monday, one lane of Marine Road over Interstate 70 is scheduled to be closed for repair work.

The work, south of Marine, is planned in order to perform a bridge joint replacement, IDOT said.

Two-way traffic will be maintained utilizing flaggers, temporary traffic signals, signs and other traffic control devices, according to a news release. The work is expected to be completed by the fall.

Motorists are advised to consider alternate routes to avoid delays, to watch for workers, and to use caution when traveling in the work zone, the news release said.