You are being asked to allow more time to cross the Clark Bridge over the weekend.  The lane restrictions are necessary in order to seal the existing bridge surface and is expected to be completed by the start of rush hour on Monday.

IDOT Engineer John Adcock tells The Big Z sealing the deck will give the deck a longer life.

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IDOT asks that all motorists be patient, reduce speed, and use additional caution when traveling near this work zone.  The closure begins at 7pm Friday and runs through 4am Monday.

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