Chester Bridge Project In Rehab Stage

(Perryville, MO) Work on the bridge connecting Missouri and Illinois from the Perryville Area to Chester, is in the rehab stage. An Area Engineer with the Missouri Department of Transportation, Chris Crocker, says drivers can expect lane closures and delays.

According to Crocker they should have a contractor and designer on board by the end of this month with construction to start in the spring of 2024. The new Chester bridge should be open to traffic in December of 2025.