U.S. 60/62 bridge closed until Dec. 31 for repairs

Updated: Nov. 30, 2020 at 4:35 PM CST
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ALEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - The U.S. 60/62 bridge that connects Mississippi County, Missouri and Alexander County, Illinois over the Mississippi River was closed for repairs on Monday, November 30.

The bridge is located between Cairo, Ill. and Birds Point, Mo.

The closure begin at 7 a.m.

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, crews will be making pier repairs and temporary shoring which requires the bridge to be closed to traffic.

Work is expected to be completed by December 31.

Message boards will be in place to detour drivers along alternate routes, such as U.S. 62 West, Interstate 57 and Ill. Route 3.

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