Bob Michel Bridge to be temporarily closed August 11

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Bob Michel Bridge to be temporarily closed August 11

August 9, 2013 Updated Aug 9, 2013 at 10:13 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. – The Bob Michel Bridge (IL 40) crossing the Illinois River will be temporarily closed to traffic in both directions from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, August 11.

The Illinois Department of Transportation said the closure is necessary for the removal of the overhead sign structure on the bridge.

Detour routes to the Murray Baker Bridge (Interstate 74) will be posted.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.