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Inspection will close Cairo bridge again

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


BIRDS POINT -- Travelers during business hours will find the bridge to Cairo, Ill., closed again -- but not for long this time.

Closures for the U.S. 60/62 bridge from Birds Point to Cairo over the Mississippi River are scheduled until 5 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

"This is just for inspection purposes," said Keith Miley, operations engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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