Joliet, IL – Early Completion of I-80 Bridge Work Shifts to Westbound Lane

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Joliet, IL – According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the project to dismantle the Briggs Street bridge beams over eastbound I-80 has been completed ahead of schedule. 

Now, attention turns to the westbound side, with closures beginning tonight. The updated schedule indicates that on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6, westbound I-80 will have one lane open from 9 p.m., leading up to a full closure from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. at Briggs Street. 

Motorists are advised to use the Briggs Street exit and re-enter through the Briggs Street entrance ramp during these hours. This phase is part of the ongoing reconstruction of the bridge, set to continue through the fall. 

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