Maintenance work scheduled for Jefferson Street bridge
9/23/2013, 7:13 a.m.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has scheduled the closure of the Jefferson Street (eastbound Route 30) moveable bridge over the Des Plaines River, to perform maintenance work, starting Monday, Sept. 30.
It is anticipated that the work will be completed and the bridge re-opened by Friday, October 18, 2013.
A detour will be posted for eastbound Jefferson Street traffic, utilizing Raynor Avenue, McDonough Street, Chicago Street, and Washington Street. A detour for eastbound
Route 30 (Plainfield Road) will be posted utilizing Theodore Street, Broadway Street, Ruby Street, Chicago Street and Ottawa Street.
Drivers are advised to exercise caution and seek alternate routes when traveling in the area. For more information, contact the City of Joliet Department of Public Works at (815) 724-4200.