I-DOT: Unexpected problems found on Centennial Bri

By Crispin Havener

Published 08/20 2014 03:41PM

Updated 08/20 2014 03:45PM

Centennial Bridge Closed
Centennial Bridge Closed
Centennial Bridge workers have found more problems on the bridge than they first expected.

An Illinois Department of Transportation spokesman tells CBS4 that while making repairs to the concrete deck, crews have discovered more problems.

Adding to that, the way the bridge was put together more than 75 years ago has made fixing the issues more complex and special parts are needed.

No word on if this will change when the bridge will re-open, which is slated for September 6th. But the spokesman says that if their are any delays it would only be a few days.

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