Portion of East Riverside Boulevard closed for bridge construction

LOVES PARK, Ill. (WIFR) – Drivers who use East Riverside to get across town will soon need to find another route.

Starting June 19, East Riverside Boulevard between Jensen Drive and Garden Plain Avenue will be completely closed, according to Loves Park Public Works.

Workers will be replacing a bridge over the creek near Wantz Park. Construction is expected to be completed by November.

Drivers are advised to find alternate routes to avoid delays. Detours will also be posted.