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Nighttime Work on Rock Island Viaduct Starts Sunday

Starting next week, drivers will not be able to use the Rock Island viaduct on weeknights. The arsenal garrison says on Sunday night, a crew will begin repairing the bridge between Rock Island and Arsenal Island. 

Credit https://bridgehunter.com/category/city/rock-island-illinois/exhibit
Screenshot of Rock Island viaduct on a map (green marker)

The viaduct will be closed Sundays through Thursdays from 8 pm until 5 am. Drivers may also have to take detours during the day and over weekends for intermittent closures. 

The contractor, General Constructors, should complete the work by August 1st. The $1.2 million project includes removing the sidewalk, repairing a short wall, lighting, and installing a parapet to keep traffic on the road.

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