The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that Tennessee Avenue will be closed on Monday, July 26 between U.S. 150 and Harding Road for repairs of the Tennessee Bridge overpass. The repairs include the removal and replacement of the existing bridge joints and is expected to be completed in approximately six weeks. 

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.