The city of Joliet issued this news release about the partial closure of Interstate 80 this weekend so IDOT can do some bridge inspection work:
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that weather permitting, an inspection of the bridges carrying Interstate 80 westbound over Gardner Street, Hickory Creek and Rowell Streets in Joliet is scheduled to occur this weekend: Saturday, October 5, 2013, and Sunday, October 6, 2013.
Saturday, the westbound right lane (the third lane) will be closed just east of IL 53 (Chicago Street) from 6:30 AM to 1 PM. Sunday, the right lane of both eastbound and westbound will be closed from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.
Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, and be on the alert for workers and equipment.