Des Plaines River Bridge I-55
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Des Plaines River Bridge
Interstate 55

The Des Plaines River Bridges on Interstate 55 are twin span cantilevered through truss bridges. They were built in 1957. During the summer of 2013 the southbound bridge was closed for repair. Below are pictures from the work.



A work zone advisory sign on SB I-55. (August, 2013)

A traffic detour sign on SB I-55. (August, 2013)

A construction sign on SB IL St Rt 47. (September, 2013)

A construction sign on NB I-55. (September, 2013)

A construction sign on NB IL 47. (September, 2013)

A construction sign on NB IL St Rt 47. (September, 2013)

An ALT path guide sign on EB I-80. (September, 2013)

An ALT path guide sign on EB I-80. (September, 2013)

Looking north from the Arsenal Road over pass at the bridges. (September, 2013)

A zoomed in look at the NB span. (September, 2013)

Looking south from the Arsenal Road overpass. (September, 2013)

A zoomed in look at the cross over on I-55. (September, 2013)