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Proposed replacement of the I-80 bridges over the Hennepin Canal

Published: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:02 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:03 p.m. CDT

SPRINGFIELD - An application has been received from the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Highways – District 3, 700 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, for a permit authorizing replacement of the dual bridges carrying Interstate 80 over the Hennepin Canal approximately one mile west of the intersection of Interstate 80 and Illinois Route 40.

Construction activities are expected to occur between January 2014 and January 2016. No work is to be commenced or completed on this project unless and until the permit is issued. Inquiries may be directed to Mike Diedrichsen at 217-782-4426. All interested parties are invited to submit written statements regarding the proposed work to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271 by Aug. 16.

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