Inspections on I-55 bridges over Des Plaines River

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a routine inspection of the Interstate 55 bridges over the Des Plaines River, near Channahon. The work is scheduled to begin weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 7.

To complete the inspections, daily lane closures will be required, starting with the southbound bridges until approximately Aug. 14, when inspections begin on the northbound bridges. The inspections on both bridges are expected to be completed by Saturday, Aug. 19.