JOLIET – Emergency bridge deck repairs are underway Friday on westbound Interstate 80 over Route 53 in Joliet, according to an Illinois Department of Transportation news release.
The repairs require lane closures on the bridge, as well as a closure on the ramp from northbound Route 53 to westbound I-80. Work is anticipated to be complete Friday evening.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through the area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in work zones, obey posted speed limits and be on alert for workers and equipment.
Updates on impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.