Cairo bridge to close next week for inspections

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

CAIRO, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the Cairo bridge over the Mississippi River, carrying U.S. 60/62, will be closed Monday through Aug. 22 to allow crews to conduct required safety inspections of the structure. The bridge will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. In addition, the span will be restricted to one lane during daylight hours from Aug. 23 through 31.

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