From IDOT: A routine inspection of the Murray Baker Bridge, which carries Interstate 74 over the Illinois River, will begin Friday, October 18.
The inspection will reduce westbound traffic to one lane from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. October 18 through October 25. The eastbound lanes will be reduced to one lane during the same time frame from October 28 to November 1.
Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Use of alternate routes should be considered.