Traffic Change Planned at Big Muddy River Bridge


By WSIL Manager

JACKSON CO. -- IDOT is warning drivers of a lane shift at the Big Muddy River bridge east of Murphysboro.

Beginning at approximately 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, crews will begin shifting traffic onto the newly completed eastbound portion of the bridge.

Flaggers and signs will be in place, but drivers are asked to slow down and use caution. Delays are expected throughout the evening Thursday.

Once traffic is moved to the eastbound side, crews will begin removing and replacing the westbound portion of the bridge.

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