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Crews demolish section of Canal Bridge that did not detonate as planned

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By Stephanie Baumer By Stephanie Baumer

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Illinois Department of Transportation will close both directions of Interstate 270 while crews demolish a section of the Canal Bridge on Wednesday.

The road between Illinois Route 3 and Riverview Boulevard near Granite City will be closed between 9:45 a.m. and noon.

During the closure, crews will detonate a section of the bridge that did not detonate as planned during Tuesday’s blast.

All westbound traffic will be guided onto Route 3 and eastbound traffic will be guided onto Riverview Boulevard.

Motorists are urged to consider alternate routes to avoid delays. 

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