Cairo Bridge to Close Monday for Safety Inspections

Cairo Bridge to Close Monday for Safety Inspections

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) said the U.S. 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River in Cairo will be closed to all traffic starting next week.  

The closures are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Monday extending through noon Thursday and again starting at 8 a.m. Monday, April 4, extending through noon Thursday, April 7. The bridge will be open to all traffic from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. each night.

Crews will perform required annual safety inspections of the structure, according to officials.

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