Illinois 3 bridge cleaning, painting begins Sept. 25

EVANSVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that cleaning and painting of the bridge carrying Illinois 3 over the Kaskaskia River in Randolph County will begin, weather permitting, Monday, Sept. 25.


The work will require lanes of Illinois 3 from Liberty Street to Elm Shade Road to be shifted to the southwest side of the bridge. Both lanes of traffic will remain open. The work is anticipated to be completed by mid-December.


Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.