Rt. 34 bridge work begins April 12 in Mendota

Traffic will be reduced to one lane between DelMonte & OSF Saint Paul

MENDOTA – The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that bridge work will begin on U.S. 34 over the Little Vermillion River on the east side on Mendota on Thursday, April 12.

The $1,138,976.04 contract consists of removal and replacement of the structure and has been awarded to D Construction of Coal City. Traffic signals will be utilized to maintain one lane of traffic throughout the duration of the project, which is expected to last into late August.

Additionally, intersection improvements will be made at the intersection of U.S. 34 and County Highway 38. To facilitate this work, beginning April 12, County Highway 38 will be closed south of U.S. 34. This closure is expected to last up to three months.

Motorists are reminded to slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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