Township Highway Closures
The bridge carrying E.23rd Road over Covel Creek in Grand Rapids Township is closed until further notice due to structural problems. The bridge is located 1¼ miles south of County Highway 6 (Grand Ridge Blacktop).
E.19th Road in Grand Rapids Township is closed for a bridge replacement. The bridge is located 0.10 mile south of County Highway 6.
N.37th Road in Troy Grove Township will be closed for a bridge replacement. The bridge is located 0.7 mile west of IL Route 251/U.S. Route 52 intersection.
Detours will not be posted. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes around the site.
County Highway Closures
The Ed Hand Bridge (County Highway 23), northeast of Oglesby, will close for replacement beginning Monday, April 18, 2016. The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2017. During construction, there will be NO ACCESS to the Vermillion River from the north side. Public river access will be ONLY from the Oglesby Lehigh Park facility. The contractor will maintain a portage area under the bridge for river access to the Oglesby site.
Dee Bennett Road will be closed from east of Koenig Road to the west edge of Naplate beginning Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Access to the nursing home and highway department will be from the west on Dee Bennett Road or from U.S. Route 6 via E.13th Road.
Detours will not be posted. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes around the construction sites.