ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - IDOT is delaying planned lane closures on the Chain of Rocks Bridge that were slated to start today.
Originally, IDOT was going to close the westbound right lane on the Chain of Rocks Bridge over the Mississippi River from 9am-3pm starting Monday and then continuing Tuesday.
But IDOT says Monday`s closure has been cancelled because of problems with the equipment that was going to be used.
The westbound right lane closure is still set to happen Tuesday 9am-3pm.
Then on Wednesday and Thursday, crews are still planning to shut down the right lane going eastbound from 7:30am-3pm.
IDOT officials tell us the lane closures are needed to perform annual inspections on the bridge`s structural components.
IDOT says they still believe the inspections can be finished by Thursday so the lane closures won`t be pushed until Friday.