Three Bridges Under Weight Restrictions

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Three bridges in Rockford have deteriorated to the point that they’re under weight restrictions.

Both Alpine Road bridges, north and south of Keith Creek along with the North 3rd Street bridge over the southbound ramp to North 6th Street have various restrictions. Public works is planning to replace or repair these soon.

Alpine Road over the north branch of Keith Creek, north of East State Street
o Single Unit Vehicles: 18 tons
o Combinations 3 or 4 Axles: 23 tons
o 5 or More Axles: 29 tons

Alpine Road over the south branch of Keith Creek, south of East State Street
o Single Unit Vehicles: 14 tons
o Combinations 3 or 4 Axles: 19 tons
o 5 or More Axles: 23 tons

North 3rd Street over the southbound ramp to North 6th Street
o Single Unit Vehicles: 20 tons
o Combinations 3 or 4 Axles: 24 tons
o 5 or More Axles: 26 tons