Joliet’s Cass Street Bridge to close Monday for months

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The Cass Street Bridge over the Des Plaines River in Joliet will be closed for several months starting Monday for a painting and cleaning project, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The bridge carries westbound Cass / U.S. Route 30 traffic. It’s to remain closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic until the fall, according to IDOT, which says the steel bridge will be repainted at and below the roadway to protect against deterioration.

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