Bob Michel Bridge closed to traffic during marathon

By WEEK Producer

Hundreds of runners maker their way across the Bob Michel Bridge Sunday morning.

May 17, 2013 Updated May 17, 2013 at 4:32 PM CDT

EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The Bob Michel Bridge over the Illinois River will be closed to all traffic from 6:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. Sunday, May 19 due to the River City Marathon.

Illinois State Police officers will be stationed on both sides of the bridge.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during the bridge closure.