MLK Bridge Opening - East St. Louis, IL
MLK BRIDGE, October 20, 2009 - The Illinois Department of
Transportation is pleased to announce today that all lanes of
the Martin Luther King (MLK) Bridge will be open to traffic by
late Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Motorists are urged to reduce
speed and use extra caution when traveling through the area, as
the traffic lanes have been changed to include only one
westbound lane and two eastbound lanes.
The contractor on the project is Keeley & Sons, Inc. of East St.
Louis, Illinois. John Scheibal is the Supervising Field Engineer
for the Illinois Department of Transportation in this area. You
may contact him at 618/346-3353.