(Decatur, IL) — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that work continues on the bridges carrying eastbound and westbound US 36 over US 51 in Harristown. The work consists of removing and replacing the bridge decks and is scheduled to be completed by November 16, 2018. A marked detour is currently in place to guide motorist around the bridge closure. If possible, seek alternate routes to avoid the work zone. The use of marked or unmarked median turnarounds is strictly prohibited and law enforcement personnel will be issuing citations for violations.
Sangamo Construction Co of Springfield is the prime contractor and Mark Tucker is the Resident Technician for the Department of Transportation. Questions concerning this project should be directed to Mr. Tucker at 217/706-5336 or Tim Hemmen at the Effingham office at 217/342-3951.