Jackson Street bridge in Joliet closes Monday for repairs

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The Jackson Street bridge in southwest suburban Joliet will closeMonday for mechanical and electrical repairs, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The bridge, which carries Jackson Street over the Des Plaines River in Joliet, will be fully closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until May 1, IDOT said.

A detour will reroute westbound Jackson Street traffic north on Scott Street, west on Ruby Street to cross the river and south on Broadway Street to return to Bridge Street, IDOT said. Eastbound Bridge Street traffic should usethe reverse route.

Marine traffic will not be affected, IDOT said.

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