Government Bridge temporarily closes for railroad repairs today

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois — As workers make repairs on the railroad that runs over the Government Bridge, some closures to traffic will be put in place.

The Iowa Interstate Railroad will close the bridge to vehicles, pedestrians, bicycles, boats, and trains, according to a statement from the Arsenal.   The closure will begin Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 5 a.m. and will last until Thursday, September 15 at 5 a.m.

Drivers will see barricades, sign, and flagmen out to detour traffic during the closure.

Related: Traffic switch coming for drivers traveling around John Deere Road construction

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.